The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 7 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 12.50% 6.52% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £298 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +183.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.98 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 25.00% 19.57% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £288 £275 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +161.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Stevenage region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Stevenage region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Juniper
1 9 (81.82%) Remedy
1 9 (81.82%) Websense
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (81.82%) Blue Coat
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco IOS
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (81.82%) Barracuda Networks
1 9 (81.82%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) FTP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) SLA
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
5 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) Brocade
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) MS Project

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco IOS
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) FTP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Juniper
1 9 (81.82%) Remedy
1 9 (81.82%) Websense
1 9 (81.82%) Blue Coat
1 9 (81.82%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (9.09%) Brocade
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft