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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 35 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.82% 3.02% 8.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 25.81% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
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£300 £210 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
29 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.69% 11.70% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 12
Average daily rate £300 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £461 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Bury St Edmunds - 5 £300 - 2
Ipswich -3 2 - -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (30.00%) IOS XR
3 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) ARCserve
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (30.00%) IGRP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Intel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (30.00%) IGRP
3 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (30.00%) IOS XR
4 2 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (30.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Intel
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) BT
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + NEG
Posted: 25 days ago