Period
to 24 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 July 2019 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)
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 83 94
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 -32
Contract jobs citing LAN 15 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.85% 1.19% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.72% 7.87% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Essex median daily rate £525 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.00% +11.11% -15.89%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £127
90th Percentile £550 £539 £338
East of England median daily rate £425 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% +4.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Essex median hourly rate - - £13.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £24.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year -33.88% +45.79% -57.99%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 128 127 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.78% 15.16% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 72 94
Essex median daily rate £375 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -1.64% +52.50%
10th Percentile £288 £146 £152
90th Percentile £550 £655 £600
East of England median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.74% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 14
Essex median hourly rate £15.88 £14.60 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +2.82% -59.83%
10th Percentile £12.95 £14.12 £10.58
90th Percentile £18.53 £22.12 £23.73
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £19.64
% change year-on-year -1.82% -15.99% -47.63%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Essex

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Essex

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Essex over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Essex

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Essex

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. 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
Harlow - 7 £525 -
Basildon +1 3 £313 -34.00% 3
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) Wireless
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) WLAN
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) IPsec
8 2 (13.33%) Wyse
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 2 (13.33%) OSPF
8 2 (13.33%) SAN
8 2 (13.33%) CCIE
8 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (13.33%) Network Security
8 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Wireless
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (33.33%) WLAN
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (13.33%) IPsec
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Network Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) WLAN Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Handset Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) CCTV
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) SCADA
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (13.33%) Storage Management
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
1 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.67%) Business Development
2 1 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.67%) ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Technology Roadmap
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Wyse
3 1 (6.67%) Brocade
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Mitel
3 1 (6.67%) NEC
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Xerox