The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 29 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.25% 1.38% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 13.04% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £413 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £200 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.75 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +23.37%
LAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.00% 10.55% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 16
Average daily rate £363 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +5 3 £413 +106.25% 3
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
2 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) IIS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
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