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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 45 54
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9  
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.05% 2.86% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 21.52% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 15
Median daily rate £300 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £394 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.37 - £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +3.65% +49.27%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 123 79 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.78% 13.28% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 59
Median daily rate £290 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.69% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £337 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £625 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 28
Median hourly rate £21.44 £38.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.67% +68.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £35.05 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.25 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +8 10 £370 -
Cambridge 0 9 £217 -47.51%
Huntingdon - 3 £495 - 1
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 29 (80.56%) WAN
2 20 (55.56%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) VoIP
4 10 (27.78%) Windows
5 8 (22.22%) Wireless
5 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
7 6 (16.67%) Private Cloud
7 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (13.89%) CCNA
8 5 (13.89%) A+ Certification
8 5 (13.89%) Software Distribution
8 5 (13.89%) Break/Fix
8 5 (13.89%) SCCM
9 4 (11.11%) Degree
9 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
9 4 (11.11%) High Availability
9 4 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (11.11%) FortiGate
9 4 (11.11%) BCP

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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) WAN
2 18 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) VoIP
3 10 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.33%) Internet
6 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.33%) WLAN
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security
7 2 (5.56%) PuTTY
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.78%) Local Government
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Voice Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) CCTV
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 5 (13.89%) Break/Fix
3 5 (13.89%) Software Distribution
4 4 (11.11%) BCP
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) High Availability
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) A+ Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) MCP
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CCNP
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (11.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Dell
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Peregrine
5 2 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) Aruba
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Riverbed