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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 34 55
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21  
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.24% 4.51% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 32.94% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 3
Median daily rate £141 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.75% +26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £348
% change year-on-year +0.71% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -30.23% -12.24%  

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 98 85 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.28% 13.69% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 47
Median daily rate £375 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £280 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £447 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 18
Median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £42.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Cambridge -14 6 £141 -65.75% 2
Peterborough - 3 - - 4
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 5 (31.25%) A+ Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 5 (31.25%) Software Distribution
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Dell
6 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) MCP
7 3 (18.75%) MCSE
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 2 (12.50%) PuTTY
8 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
8 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
8 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) PuTTY
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
5 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Distribution
2 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) A+ Certification
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Peregrine
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) VMware