Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 94 116
Rank change year-on-year +24 +22 -37
Contract jobs citing LAN 30 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 1.56% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 15.46% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 22
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £439 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +23.94% -14.18%
10th Percentile £227 £353 £306
90th Percentile £550 £497 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £393 £393
% change year-on-year +1.91% - +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £18.49
% change year-on-year +17.28% +29.12% -54.90%

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 186 194 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.36% 10.07% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 93 153
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £460 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.52% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £221 £288 £159
90th Percentile £550 £529 £547
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -6.08% +50.83%
10th Percentile £12.66 £14.58 £14.40
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.75 £17.49
% change year-on-year +5.77% +35.79% -30.04%

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 18 August 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
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 18 August 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 +21 24 £500 +11.11% 7
Chesham - 1 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 (83.33%) WAN
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) DNS
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (36.67%) SAN
5 10 (33.33%) DHCP
5 10 (33.33%) PKI
6 9 (30.00%) Network Design
6 9 (30.00%) CCIE
6 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 7 (23.33%) Dell
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL
8 7 (23.33%) VPN
8 7 (23.33%) Wireless
9 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) CCNP
9 6 (20.00%) SMTP
9 6 (20.00%) LDAP
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) High Availability
10 5 (16.67%) F5
10 5 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (16.67%) Internet
10 5 (16.67%) MPLS
10 5 (16.67%) BGP

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 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Primavera
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) SaaS
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) WAN
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) DNS
4 11 (36.67%) SAN
5 10 (33.33%) DHCP
6 7 (23.33%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) Wireless
7 6 (20.00%) SMTP
8 5 (16.67%) BGP
8 5 (16.67%) IMAP
8 5 (16.67%) Internet
8 5 (16.67%) MPLS
9 4 (13.33%) OSPF
9 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (10.00%) NX-OS
11 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (6.67%) Skype
11 2 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Information Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) LDAP
2 4 (13.33%) SailPoint
3 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) PKI
2 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) e-Health
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Network Design
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) High Availability
4 5 (16.67%) eTOM
4 5 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Security Management
4 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
5 4 (13.33%) Cryptography
5 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.33%) OWASP
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) SIEM
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCIE
3 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) APMP
6 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (13.33%) NIST
2 1 (3.33%) HAZOP
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Dell
3 5 (16.67%) F5
4 4 (13.33%) CyberArk
4 4 (13.33%) Okta
4 4 (13.33%) Pega
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) Google
6 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat