Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 93 47
Rank change year-on-year +19 -46 +27
Contract jobs citing LAN 27 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.82% 1.69% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.74% 12.01% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 52
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £300 £120 £275
90th Percentile £650 £414 £538
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 - £13.75
10th Percentile £22.80 - £13.33
90th Percentile £61.20 - £13.98
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +44.41% -4.17% -53.85%

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 212 308 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.28% 14.06% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 161 214
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +4.02%
10th Percentile £260 £208 £263
90th Percentile £534 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.24 £43.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.65% +63.81% +54.41%
10th Percentile £14.61 £12.88 £13.63
90th Percentile £55.20 £60.00 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £18.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.12% -8.13% -42.86%

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 19 March 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 March 2019. 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 +20 23 £406 +25.00% 11
Newport Pagnell - 2 £263 -
High Wycombe -6 1 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 25 (92.59%) WAN
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) Office 365
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
6 10 (37.04%) VMware
7 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco
9 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (22.22%) Unified Communications
10 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 6 (22.22%) ITIL
11 5 (18.52%) CCNP
11 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (18.52%) DNS
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (18.52%) SAN
11 5 (18.52%) NetApp
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (18.52%) McAfee
11 5 (18.52%) Law
11 5 (18.52%) Wireless
11 5 (18.52%) Change Management
11 5 (18.52%) Sony

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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) WAN
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
5 5 (18.52%) NAS
5 5 (18.52%) SAN
5 5 (18.52%) Skype
5 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 5 (18.52%) Wireless
6 4 (14.81%) VLAN
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) DHCP
7 3 (11.11%) Network Security
8 2 (7.41%) HSRP
8 2 (7.41%) VRRP
8 2 (7.41%) WLAN
9 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.70%) Internet
9 1 (3.70%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Law
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Games
5 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Project Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Manager
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Security Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Public Cloud
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) BYOD
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
2 5 (18.52%) IT Strategy
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) Email Filtering
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCNP
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) MCSA
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ISEB
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PMP
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) PMO
3 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (11.11%) UAG
6 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
6 2 (7.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) McAfee
4 5 (18.52%) NetApp
4 5 (18.52%) Sony
5 4 (14.81%) Remedy
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) Forcepoint
7 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
7 2 (7.41%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.70%) Brocade
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.70%) IronPort
8 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.70%) Proofpoint