The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 24 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.83% - 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £538 - £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -13.63%

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
42 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.81% 17.93% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 8
Median daily rate £240 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.79% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 6 £538 - 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for LAN.

1 16 (88.89%) WAN
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) SAN
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
6 8 (44.44%) NAS
6 8 (44.44%) High Availability
6 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 8 (44.44%) Secure Coding
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (44.44%) Clustering
6 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 8 (44.44%) Middleware
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) IIS
6 8 (44.44%) WLAN
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco
7 7 (38.89%) Network Optimisation
8 6 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (33.33%) Wireless
8 6 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (27.78%) MCSE
10 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) WAN
2 10 (55.56%) SAN
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) NAS
3 8 (44.44%) WLAN
4 6 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (22.22%) French Language
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Designer
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Clustering
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) NHS
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) High Availability
1 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 8 (44.44%) Secure Coding
2 7 (38.89%) Network Optimisation
3 6 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) SIEM
5 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CCA
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) MCSA
6 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.56%) CISA
6 1 (5.56%) CISM
6 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Firmware
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) HP