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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 15 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.99% 3.80% 10.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 13.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £275 £398 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +60.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £380 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £416 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +20.00%
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
18 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.43% 28.48% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 10
Median daily rate £275 £348 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% +40.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £298 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Aruba
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) FabricPath
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) DWDM
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS

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 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (20.00%) DWDM
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) FCoE
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (20.00%) FWSM
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Presales Solution Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Presales
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Aruba
3 2 (40.00%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) VMware