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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 15 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.43% 2.33% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 14.29% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.87% 16.28% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 3
Average daily rate £278 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +48.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.75 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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 6 (54.55%) WAN
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) FTP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) CCSA
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Aruba
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 3 (27.27%) FTP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) ATM
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) PPP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCSE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) Aruba
3 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
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