Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 55 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 +30
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.99% 2.55% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.93% 14.75% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 32
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £403 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.17% -27.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £224 £132 £310
90th Percentile £475 £454 £466
East of England median daily rate £363 £325 £413
% change year-on-year +11.54% -21.21% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.12% -17.50%
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.85% +74.19% -53.73%

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 176 183 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.70% 17.26% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 85 81
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £158 £155 £235
90th Percentile £525 £509 £538
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 26
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% -26.67% +38.46%
10th Percentile £11.04 £10.00 £28.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £47.50 £59.38
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% -34.67% +53.06%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Peterborough -2 15 £419 +13.18% 7
Cambridge 0 6 £331 +108.99% 3
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) Wireless
4 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
4 8 (38.10%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (28.57%) VPLS
6 6 (28.57%) Presales
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (28.57%) Meraki
6 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) MPLS
6 6 (28.57%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) BGP
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (28.57%) VXLAN
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) CCNP
7 5 (23.81%) CCDA
7 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (19.05%) CCNA
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 3 (14.29%) Citrix
9 3 (14.29%) Aruba

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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Wireless
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (28.57%) BGP
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Firepower
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 6 (28.57%) OSPF
5 6 (28.57%) VPLS
5 6 (28.57%) VXLAN
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.76%) Frame Relay
7 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.76%) Skype
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Presales Technical Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Presales
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Security Hardening
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 1 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCDA
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Meraki
3 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Aruba
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) ShoreTel
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Arista
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec