The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 23 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.17% 0.78% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 3.57% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £322 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.78% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.06 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+23.37% +25.37%
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
29 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.14% 21.88% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Average daily rate £375 £210 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -50.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.86 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% -31.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 5 (50.00%) Process Management
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (50.00%) WorkSite
5 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (50.00%) XenServer
5 5 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (50.00%) Change Control
5 5 (50.00%) Big Data
5 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
5 5 (50.00%) Analytics
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) WorkSite
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
6 1 (10.00%) ATM
6 1 (10.00%) HSRP
6 1 (10.00%) Multicast
6 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Ethereal
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (10.00%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 5 (50.00%) Process Management
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Change Control
3 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (50.00%) XenServer
1 5 (50.00%) vSphere
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
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Lawrence Harvey
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