The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 34 20 30
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10  
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.92% 6.63% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 38.03% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 2
Median daily rate £141 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.75% +26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.88% -5.55%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 58 71 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.53% 17.44% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 36
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £467 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +143.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £42.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £57.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Cambridge

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Cambridge

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) A+ Certification
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Software Distribution
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) MCSA
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Distribution
2 2 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) A+ Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) VMware