Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 65 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 -25
Contract jobs citing LAN 38 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.66% 1.70% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.57% 13.57% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 15
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £260 £235 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.64% -14.55% +50.68%
10th Percentile £143 £203 £137
90th Percentile £377 £414 £423
East of England median daily rate £351 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.00% +12.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.50
10th Percentile £13.55 - £18.25
90th Percentile £24.85 - £28.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £29.61 £21.53
% change year-on-year -43.25% +37.56% -37.83%

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 280 140 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.59% 12.56% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 37 91
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +15.42%
10th Percentile £168 £210 £185
90th Percentile £464 £510 £475
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 52
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +7.48% +47.00%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Peterborough -3 17 £260 - 1
Cambridge -3 14 £217 -35.37%
Huntingdon -3 3 £306 +30.00%
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 21 (55.26%) Firewall
4 18 (47.37%) Windows
5 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
6 14 (36.84%) VoIP
6 14 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (28.95%) Wireless
8 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
9 9 (23.68%) Private Cloud
9 9 (23.68%) SAN
9 9 (23.68%) HP
9 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
10 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (21.05%) Information Security
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (18.42%) Unified Communications
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.16%) SharePoint

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 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 21 (55.26%) Firewall
3 14 (36.84%) VoIP
3 14 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (28.95%) Wireless
5 9 (23.68%) SAN
6 7 (18.42%) Unified Communications
7 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.63%) Internet
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security
9 1 (2.63%) OSPF
9 1 (2.63%) VPN
9 1 (2.63%) WLAN
9 1 (2.63%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) Support Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Network Specialist
2 9 (23.68%) Voice Specialist
3 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Server Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Server Support
5 4 (10.53%) Server Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Voice Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Private Cloud
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.53%) HP Storage
4 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
4 3 (7.89%) NHS
5 2 (5.26%) iPad
5 2 (5.26%) iPhone
5 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (21.05%) Information Security
2 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Break/Fix
3 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 4 (10.53%) Change Control
3 4 (10.53%) Information Governance
3 4 (10.53%) Network Management
3 4 (10.53%) Network Optimisation
3 4 (10.53%) Proactive Management
3 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.89%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.26%) BCP
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCNA
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) arcserve
4 4 (10.53%) CA
5 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Dell KACE