Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 69 69
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 +7
Contract jobs citing LAN 30 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.67% 2.15% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.56% 11.19% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £260 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +10.64% -16.07%
10th Percentile £284 £143 £207
90th Percentile £394 £376 £400
East of England median daily rate £325 £351 £325
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £17.25 -
East of England median hourly rate £24.50 £16.81 £29.61
% change year-on-year +45.79% -43.25% +37.56%

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 206 268 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.33% 19.18% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 112 37
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £246 £172 £201
90th Percentile £476 £475 £510
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +10.34% +0.69% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 57 36
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £19.30 £16.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.68 £49.75 £60.63
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -54.17% +1.41% +21.45%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Cambridge 0 15 £300 +15.94% 5
Peterborough +3 6 £330 +26.92%
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 (56.67%) WAN
2 10 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
3 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (30.00%) API Integration
4 8 (26.67%) Data Encryption
4 8 (26.67%) Line Management
4 8 (26.67%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) Wireless
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) Office 365
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.00%) Firewall
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) CCNA
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco
7 5 (16.67%) Big Data
7 5 (16.67%) Open Source
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.67%) Kibana
7 5 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (16.67%) Change Control
7 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.33%) IBM Domino
3 3 (10.00%) IBM Connections
4 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) G Suite
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) WAN
2 10 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 8 (26.67%) Wireless
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
6 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.00%) Bluetooth
7 3 (10.00%) WLAN
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security
8 1 (3.33%) OSPF
8 1 (3.33%) PABX
8 1 (3.33%) PSTN
8 1 (3.33%) Skype
8 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.33%) VLAN
8 1 (3.33%) VoIP
8 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Security Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) API Integration
1 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (26.67%) Data Encryption
2 8 (26.67%) Line Management
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Change Control
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Microservices
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Perl
1 3 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCSA
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Kibana
2 2 (6.67%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Google
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Aruba
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) ShoreTel
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Arista
6 1 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds