Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 21 November 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 74 78
Rank change year-on-year -40 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.01% 2.35% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 13.49% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 31
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £361 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% -15.00% +33.86%
10th Percentile £236 £275 £305
90th Percentile £438 £700 £503
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year - -1.64% +17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.94 £45.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -62.36% +81.82% +45.59%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 304 304 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.81% 17.44% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 166 195
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £160 £259 £256
90th Percentile £535 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +30.61%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £54.75 £38.75 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Buckinghamshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Buckinghamshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Buckinghamshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Buckinghamshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -36 18 £375 +3.45% 3
Aylesbury - 2 £135 -
Marlow -3 1 £305 -4.31%
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 19 (79.17%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) SLA
5 5 (20.83%) CCNP
5 5 (20.83%) SCCM
5 5 (20.83%) F5
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Network Design
6 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) WLAN
6 4 (16.67%) PMI
6 4 (16.67%) PMP
6 4 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 4 (16.67%) Juniper
6 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (12.50%) DNS

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) WLAN
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) VLAN
4 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.33%) MPLS
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) OSPF
5 2 (8.33%) SNMP
5 2 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) DWDM
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) X.25
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Database Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Rollout Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Network Design
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) Network Management
3 3 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Statistics
4 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
3 4 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (16.67%) PMP
3 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CCIE
4 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) CCDA
5 2 (8.33%) CCDE
5 2 (8.33%) CCDP
5 2 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.17%) CCSA
6 1 (4.17%) CCSE
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.33%) CA
5 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Brocade
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (4.17%) Nortel
6 1 (4.17%) Polycom
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) VMware