Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 64 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +17
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.26% 1.33% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.66% 10.07% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 21
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £273 £151 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.06% -58.77% +204.17%
10th Percentile £143 £121 £153
90th Percentile £475 £400 £453
East of England median daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.97% -17.14% -33.33%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £18.38 £14.75 £25.15
East of England median hourly rate £19.26 £24.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -21.38% +48.48% -21.43%

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 229 139 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.88% 13.16% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 39 71
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £144 £133 £185
90th Percentile £490 £505 £475
East of England median daily rate £363 £365 £375
% change year-on-year -0.68% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 36
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £33.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.76% -19.02% +35.83%
10th Percentile £16.13 £12.19 £20.38
90th Percentile £50.95 £45.00 £58.13
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +45.08%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +15 21 £330 -
Cambridge -13 6 £185 +29.82% 5
Huntingdon 0 1 - - 1
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 17 (58.62%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) WAN
3 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) Wireless
4 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
5 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
7 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
7 8 (27.59%) SAN
7 8 (27.59%) HP
7 8 (27.59%) VPN
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) OSPF
8 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.69%) Meraki
9 6 (20.69%) Presales
9 6 (20.69%) VPLS
9 6 (20.69%) BGP

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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) WAN
2 11 (37.93%) Wireless
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 8 (27.59%) SAN
3 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (24.14%) OSPF
5 6 (20.69%) BGP
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (20.69%) MPLS
5 6 (20.69%) VPLS
5 6 (20.69%) VXLAN
6 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Support Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Server Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) HP Storage
3 2 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (20.69%) Presales
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 4 (13.79%) Break/Fix
4 4 (13.79%) Change Control
4 4 (13.79%) Network Management
4 4 (13.79%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Software Distribution
6 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCDA
1 5 (17.24%) CCNP
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCDP
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Meraki
5 4 (13.79%) arcserve
5 4 (13.79%) CA
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) VMware
8 1 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) Arista
8 1 (3.45%) Aruba
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) Dell KACE
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp