The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 23 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.36% 5.34% 5.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 25.00% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £315 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £15.30 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £25.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year -10.67% +27.16%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 58 60 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 26.36% 21.35% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 27
Median daily rate £468 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.41% -21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.81% -17.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Bracknell

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Bracknell

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Bracknell

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Bracknell over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for LAN.

1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) xDSL
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) RIP
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (50.00%) ADSL
4 5 (50.00%) Internet
4 5 (50.00%) MPLS
4 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 5 (50.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) DSL
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) BC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (30.00%) ATM
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (20.00%) SDH
7 2 (20.00%) CCDA

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) ADSL
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) DSL
3 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) RIP
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) xDSL
4 3 (30.00%) ATM
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) SDH
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Ticket Management
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Case Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) BC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (20.00%) CCDA
4 2 (20.00%) CCDP
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CCSE
5 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy