The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.75% 1.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £309
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.80% 15.85% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate £210 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £425 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.86 £35.00 £13.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.84% +164.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
LAN
Hertfordshire

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Meru Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Sage
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) RFID

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) RFID
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Meru Networks
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sage
Watford
Austin Fraser Limited
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