The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 20 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.56% - 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£228 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.77%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 10.16% 10.53% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate £290 £403 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.95% -13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £380 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) NetIQ
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Law

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) NetIQ
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft