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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.36% 2.06% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £525 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.72%
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
24 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.86% 10.29% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 20
Median daily rate £475 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.86 £10.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
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 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £525 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 21 (80.77%) WAN
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Citrix
3 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 17 (65.38%) NAS
4 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) SAN
5 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 16 (61.54%) Data Centre
6 15 (57.69%) Middleware
6 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
7 14 (53.85%) IIS
7 14 (53.85%) Clustering
7 14 (53.85%) High Availability
7 14 (53.85%) Load Balancing
8 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (50.00%) Secure Coding
8 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (30.77%) CCNA
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (30.77%) Network Optimisation
10 7 (26.92%) Network Security
11 6 (23.08%) Firewall
12 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
12 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 5 (19.23%) SIEM
13 4 (15.38%) Wireless
13 4 (15.38%) SQL
14 3 (11.54%) Project Management

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 14 (53.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) WAN
2 17 (65.38%) NAS
2 17 (65.38%) SAN
3 7 (26.92%) Network Security
4 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 4 (15.38%) Wireless
6 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.69%) DNS
7 2 (7.69%) WLAN
8 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Integration Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Integration Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Data Centre Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 14 (53.85%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (11.54%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) High Availability
1 14 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 13 (50.00%) Secure Coding
3 8 (30.77%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
4 5 (19.23%) SIEM
4 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.69%) Benchmarking
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CCNA
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Citrix
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
3 2 (7.69%) NetApp