Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 June 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)
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 88 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.38% 1.29% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.26% 7.28% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Essex median daily rate £250 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +45.00% -36.51%
10th Percentile £216 £190 £209
90th Percentile £393 £434 £350
East of England median daily rate £363 £325 £413
% change year-on-year +11.54% -21.21% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Essex median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +45.45% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £13.00 £16.50 £11.50
East of England median hourly rate £22.63 £17.15 £16.00
% change year-on-year +31.90% +7.20% -52.24%

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 108 151 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.90% 17.76% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 107 62
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £215 £175 £174
90th Percentile £664 £599 £450
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Essex median hourly rate £14.30 £15.20 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% -33.48% -21.21%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.46 £8.93
90th Percentile £21.18 £23.91 £35.61
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £37.75
% change year-on-year -17.09% -47.28% +54.08%

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 17 June 2018.

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 17 June 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
Colchester +6 2 £250 -23.08%
Chelmsford -7 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £475 -
Harwich - 1 £250 -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Network Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) BT
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Huawei
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds