Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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)
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 58 74
Rank change year-on-year -29 +16 -1
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.37% 2.01% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% 13.14% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 13
Essex median daily rate £325 £268 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.50% -33.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £131 £223 £243
90th Percentile £437 £294 £430
East of England median daily rate £336 £406 £338
% change year-on-year -17.23% +20.37% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £13.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -57.99% +40.35% -18.57%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 167 137 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.11% 15.32% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 85 118
Essex median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £164 £222 £221
90th Percentile £599 £433 £475
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 10
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £35.35 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.83% -8.18% +43.93%
10th Percentile £10.58 £18.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £23.73 £42.70 £66.60
East of England median hourly rate £19.90 £37.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -46.93% +55.44% -3.50%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 +11 3 £325 -
Maldon - 3 £120 -
Chelmsford +11 2 £415 +38.33%
Thurrock - 1 £138 -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) HSRP
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Zeacom
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project Server
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) FirePass
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (16.67%) Logistics

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 (16.67%) MS Project Server
1 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) FirePass
3 2 (16.67%) HSRP
3 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (16.67%) MGCP
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) Skype
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) SSCP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) DameWare
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Zeacom
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec