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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 32 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.06% 2.86% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 21.05% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £310 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +73.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £450 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £450 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.72%
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
65 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 34.57% 13.57% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 10
Median daily rate £320 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.73 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 October 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) Aruba
5 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (16.67%) CCIE
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) DMZ
6 1 (16.67%) DWDM
6 1 (16.67%) MPLS
6 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (16.67%) Network Design

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) FabricPath
5 1 (16.67%) FCoE
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
5 1 (16.67%) IOS XR
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Aruba
3 2 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed