Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 October 2018 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +17
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.42% 2.70% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.12% 13.26% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £285 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -30.91% +50.00%
10th Percentile £200 £196 £214
90th Percentile £393 £398 £446
East of England median daily rate £325 £370 £325
% change year-on-year -12.16% +13.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £17.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.81 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.06% -57.99% +73.91%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 221 279 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.45% 20.35% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 124 48
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £186 £223
90th Percentile £487 £482 £558
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 54 27
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.91% +20.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.28 £26.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.80 £77.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year -35.35% -33.11% +15.63%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Cambridge -9 13 £300 +33.33% 9
Peterborough +3 7 £285 +4.11% 2
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 15 (51.72%) WAN
2 10 (34.48%) DNS
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
3 9 (31.03%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
3 9 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (31.03%) API Integration
4 8 (27.59%) Line Management
4 8 (27.59%) Data Encryption
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco
6 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
6 6 (20.69%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
7 5 (17.24%) Big Data
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Change Management
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (17.24%) Kibana
8 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
8 4 (13.79%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (13.79%) Microservices
8 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Connections
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) G Suite
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) WAN
2 10 (34.48%) DNS
3 9 (31.03%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
4 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (10.34%) Bluetooth
5 3 (10.34%) VoIP
5 3 (10.34%) WLAN
6 2 (6.90%) 802.11
6 2 (6.90%) ATM
6 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.90%) Frame Relay
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) xDSL
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.45%) PABX
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Network Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) CMDB
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) API Integration
1 9 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (27.59%) Data Encryption
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Line Management
3 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) Microservices
4 4 (13.79%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.79%) Validation
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
1 3 (10.34%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Kibana
2 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.90%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) NetApp
4 3 (10.34%) ShoreTel
4 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) Arista
5 2 (6.90%) Aruba
5 2 (6.90%) Avaya
5 2 (6.90%) Google
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Nokia
5 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.45%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy