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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 43 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing LAN 43 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.21% 2.33% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.57% 13.56% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 15
Median daily rate £400 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £352 £348
% change year-on-year +0.14% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -27.88% -3.40%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 209 177 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.47% 17.18% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 73 82
Median daily rate £425 £398 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.91% +11.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% -5.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +21 37 £400 -6.43% 3
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
Marlow +1 1 £600 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £525 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 52 (80.00%) WAN
2 50 (76.92%) Cisco
3 38 (58.46%) Windows
3 38 (58.46%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (49.23%) SC Cleared
4 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
5 28 (43.08%) DHCP
6 27 (41.54%) Firewall
7 24 (36.92%) CCNP
8 20 (30.77%) Data Centre
9 19 (29.23%) ITIL
10 18 (27.69%) VLAN
11 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
12 16 (24.62%) CCIE
12 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
13 15 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
13 15 (23.08%) Windows 10
14 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
14 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (20.00%) Office 365
15 13 (20.00%) DNS
15 13 (20.00%) VMware
16 12 (18.46%) Juniper
16 12 (18.46%) F5
17 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
17 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (15.38%) CheckPoint
18 10 (15.38%) VPN
18 10 (15.38%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related 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 10 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 6 (9.23%) IIS
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (80.00%) WAN
2 28 (43.08%) DHCP
3 27 (41.54%) Firewall
4 18 (27.69%) VLAN
5 13 (20.00%) DNS
6 10 (15.38%) VoIP
6 10 (15.38%) VPN
7 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.77%) ATM
8 7 (10.77%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (10.77%) MPLS
8 7 (10.77%) Network Security
8 7 (10.77%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (9.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (9.23%) Wireless
10 5 (7.69%) TACACS
11 4 (6.15%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (6.15%) Skype
11 4 (6.15%) SMTP
12 3 (4.62%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
2 11 (16.92%) Architect
2 11 (16.92%) Network Architect
3 7 (10.77%) Consultant
3 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Network Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) ADO
2 2 (3.08%) J2EE
2 2 (3.08%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) REST
3 1 (1.54%) SOAP
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) BYOD
4 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Windows
2 15 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.77%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.23%) Android
8 2 (3.08%) Linux
8 2 (3.08%) Unix
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
3 9 (13.85%) Change Management
4 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.15%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (6.15%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.62%) Network Design
6 3 (4.62%) Presales
6 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.62%) Service Management
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (58.46%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (49.23%) SC Cleared
2 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
3 24 (36.92%) CCNP
4 16 (24.62%) CCIE
5 8 (12.31%) CCNA
6 6 (9.23%) MCSA
6 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.69%) CCSA
7 5 (7.69%) CCSE
8 2 (3.08%) Degree
8 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) CCDA
9 1 (1.54%) CCDP
9 1 (1.54%) CCVP
9 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (7.69%) ISA Server
4 5 (7.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (10.77%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.15%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.15%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (6.15%) WSUS
4 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) Cisco
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) VMware
4 12 (18.46%) F5
4 12 (18.46%) Juniper
5 10 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.77%) Symantec
7 6 (9.23%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.23%) Forcepoint
7 6 (9.23%) HP
7 6 (9.23%) Nokia
8 5 (7.69%) Citrix
8 5 (7.69%) NCR
8 5 (7.69%) Remedy
9 4 (6.15%) MobileIron
10 3 (4.62%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (4.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (4.62%) Aruba
10 3 (4.62%) Brocade
10 3 (4.62%) SAP