The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 23 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.81% 2.14% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.43% 18.75% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £450 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £450 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £450 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
LAN
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.78% 11.43% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 10
Median daily rate £300 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £450 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Watford

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) Aruba
5 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
6 1 (14.29%) IOS XR
6 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (14.29%) Presales
6 1 (14.29%) FabricPath
6 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (14.29%) FabricPath
6 1 (14.29%) FCoE
6 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
6 1 (14.29%) IOS XR
6 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Presales Solution Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Presales
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
1 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Aruba
3 2 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) VMware