Period
to 19 May 2019

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 May 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 58 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.34% 2.07% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 13.17% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £343 £403 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.91% +34.17% -27.27%
10th Percentile £203 £228 £132
90th Percentile £470 £475 £454
East of England median daily rate £425 £356 £325
% change year-on-year +19.30% +9.62% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £17.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.76% +12.12%
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 £22.38 £24.50
% change year-on-year +198.59% -8.67% +63.33%

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 142 167 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.56% 15.71% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 72 86
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £168 £143 £155
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 45
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.59% -40.91% -26.67%
10th Percentile £18.25 £11.04 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.00 £45.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% -28.57% -35.53%

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 May 2019.

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 May 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
Cambridge -16 5 £385 +57.14% 2
Peterborough +3 4 £230 -48.89%
Huntingdon -4 1 - -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 10 (71.43%) WAN
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
7 3 (21.43%) Stealthwatch
7 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
7 3 (21.43%) VLAN
8 2 (14.29%) WSUS
8 2 (14.29%) CMDB
8 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V

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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.14%) Multicast
6 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Network Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView
3 1 (7.14%) OVPM
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 2 (14.29%) Arista
4 2 (14.29%) Aruba
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) ShoreTel
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Ciena
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) Peregrine
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec