The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 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)
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 8.09% 4.76% 6.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 23.68% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Median daily rate £395 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £403 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +0.97% +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 Crawley with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 33 38 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 24.26% 20.11% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 11
Median daily rate £395 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £371 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.38% -  
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 Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley 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 Crawley

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Crawley.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Crawley

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Crawley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Crawley

For the 6 months to 27 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 Crawley region with a requirement for LAN.

1 15 (93.75%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
5 8 (50.00%) MPLS
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco
5 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (43.75%) VLAN
6 7 (43.75%) Banking
6 7 (43.75%) Network Design
6 7 (43.75%) BBC
6 7 (43.75%) CCIE
6 7 (43.75%) CCNP
6 7 (43.75%) CCNA
6 7 (43.75%) CCDP
6 7 (43.75%) VoIP
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (43.75%) Virgin Media
6 7 (43.75%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (43.75%) Riverbed
6 7 (43.75%) F5
6 7 (43.75%) Rackspace
6 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) HP
9 4 (25.00%) Replication
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) MPLS
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
4 7 (43.75%) VLAN
4 7 (43.75%) VoIP
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) BBC
2 7 (43.75%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (25.00%) Replication
4 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (6.25%) BYOD
5 1 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (43.75%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Invoice Processing
4 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCDP
1 7 (43.75%) CCIE
1 7 (43.75%) CCNA
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMBOK
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) Rackspace
3 7 (43.75%) Riverbed
3 7 (43.75%) Virgin Media
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.25%) Brocade