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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 37 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing LAN 19 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.85% 3.81% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.05% 17.72% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £248 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.98% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £171 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £294 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
79 79 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.99% 21.53% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 54 21
Average daily rate £350 £225 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £375 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 15 £375 +70.45% 4
Worthing -12 1 £300 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (85.19%) WAN
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (29.63%) Juniper
4 8 (29.63%) CCNP
4 8 (29.63%) DHCP
4 8 (29.63%) VPN
4 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (25.93%) CCSE
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) DNS
5 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.93%) VoIP
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Firewall
6 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) CCENT
7 5 (18.52%) VLAN
7 5 (18.52%) Wireshark
7 5 (18.52%) tcpdump
7 5 (18.52%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (18.52%) IPsec
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) SMTP
7 5 (18.52%) Ethernet

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.11%) Lync
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) WAN
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
2 8 (29.63%) VPN
3 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) VoIP
3 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (22.22%) Firewall
5 5 (18.52%) SMTP
5 5 (18.52%) IPsec
5 5 (18.52%) VLAN
5 5 (18.52%) Wireshark
5 5 (18.52%) tcpdump
5 5 (18.52%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
5 5 (18.52%) FTP
6 3 (11.11%) SNMP
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (11.11%) BGP
6 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Network Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
2 2 (7.41%) BYOD
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
1 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCNP
3 7 (25.93%) CCSE
4 5 (18.52%) CCENT
4 5 (18.52%) CCNA
5 4 (14.81%) CCDP
6 2 (7.41%) CCSA
6 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (7.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
3 2 (7.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) Cacti
1 2 (7.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Juniper
2 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Aruba
4 3 (11.11%) Mitel
4 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.41%) Qualys
5 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Nortel
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle