The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 55 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.35% 5.41% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.21% 26.67% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.94% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.28 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.48% +26.75%
LAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.69% 20.27% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 53 29
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -51.53%
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 West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the West Sussex region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the West Sussex region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

LAN
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -7 4 £273 -45.77% 1
Worthing -15 3 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 £320 - 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) Lync
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) Mitel
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Nortel
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) OSPF
7 1 (8.33%) McAfee
7 1 (8.33%) BGP
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (8.33%) Apple
7 1 (8.33%) NHS
7 1 (8.33%) Internet

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) ADSL
5 1 (8.33%) ISDN
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Project Management
1 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Line Management
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) MCDST
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Mitel
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) BT