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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 18 August 2022 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 65 50 38
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12 +32
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 10 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.43% 1.59% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.05% 10.42% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
10th Percentile £271 - £168
25th Percentile £384 £269 £181
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £313 £200
Median % change year-on-year +48.00% +56.25% -26.27%
75th Percentile £575 £438 £219
90th Percentile £600 - £313
East of England median daily rate £419 £300 £323
% change year-on-year +39.58% -6.98% -24.12%

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 156 96 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.34% 15.26% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 50 32
10th Percentile £311 £269 £201
25th Percentile £348 £313 £236
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £325
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -12.75%
75th Percentile £538 £438 £371
90th Percentile £679 £525 £400
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% -74.29% +18.64%
75th Percentile £15.75 £20.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £16.11 £49.63 -
East of England median hourly rate £24.04 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -7.69% +20.37%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LAN in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for LAN in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LAN in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for LAN in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LAN in Cambridgeshire.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough -10 6 £506 +62.00% 1
Cambridge -2 2 £513 - 5
Huntingdon - 1 £380 -
St Neots - 1 £163 -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) VoIP
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) Network Management
6 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) MPLS
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) BGP
6 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (27.27%) AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) WLAN
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing

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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 6 (54.55%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) H.323
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) ISDN
6 1 (9.09%) MGCP
6 1 (9.09%) QSIG
6 1 (9.09%) SCCP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Service
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE Collaboration
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) NIST
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (9.09%) Observium
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) Kronos
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard