The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 28 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 41 50
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9  
Contract jobs citing LAN 35 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.49% 2.86% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.08% 16.10% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 9
Median daily rate £378 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £257 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £449 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £22.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +21.31% +27.53%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 166 118 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.06% 17.77% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 210 316
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £256 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 9 34
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +62.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £24.88 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in Hertfordshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Watford -3 7 £130 -52.72% 1
Hatfield - 5 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead +7 4 £475 +18.75%
Stevenage 0 4 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 £315 -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 48 (84.21%) WAN
2 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 25 (43.86%) Cisco
3 25 (43.86%) Windows
4 18 (31.58%) Firewall
5 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
6 16 (28.07%) HP
6 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
7 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
9 13 (22.81%) ITIL
10 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
11 11 (19.30%) CCNP
11 11 (19.30%) Juniper
11 11 (19.30%) Citrix
12 10 (17.54%) SNMP
12 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
13 9 (15.79%) Unix
13 9 (15.79%) Linux
13 9 (15.79%) VMware
13 9 (15.79%) CCSA
13 9 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (14.04%) F5
14 8 (14.04%) Compliance Management
14 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
14 8 (14.04%) SLA

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (84.21%) WAN
2 18 (31.58%) Firewall
3 10 (17.54%) SNMP
4 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
5 7 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (12.28%) Network Security
5 7 (12.28%) TACACS
6 6 (10.53%) Wireless
6 6 (10.53%) WLAN
7 5 (8.77%) Internet
7 5 (8.77%) VPN
8 4 (7.02%) HTTP
8 4 (7.02%) SAN
8 4 (7.02%) SMTP
8 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications
8 4 (7.02%) VoIP
8 4 (7.02%) X.500
9 3 (5.26%) Broadband
9 3 (5.26%) ISDN
10 2 (3.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Technical Support
3 6 (10.53%) Designer
3 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 6 (10.53%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.77%) Network Designer
4 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) IT Support
5 4 (7.02%) Network Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Network Support
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Java SE
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.51%) EPoS
4 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Animation
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) e-Health
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 9 (15.79%) Unix
4 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.02%) HPUX
6 4 (7.02%) Solaris
6 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (14.04%) Compliance Management
5 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (8.77%) Network Management
6 5 (8.77%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.02%) Fault Management
7 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.02%) Service Design
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) Information Security
8 3 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (5.26%) Network Design
8 3 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (5.26%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 2 (3.51%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) C
3 4 (7.02%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) C++
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
3 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 11 (19.30%) CCNP
5 9 (15.79%) CCSA
6 7 (12.28%) CCIE
6 7 (12.28%) CCSE
7 4 (7.02%) CCNA
8 3 (5.26%) HNC
9 1 (1.75%) CCENT
9 1 (1.75%) Degree
9 1 (1.75%) MCSE
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) Samba
3 4 (7.02%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView
2 1 (1.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Cisco
2 16 (28.07%) HP
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.30%) Citrix
4 11 (19.30%) Juniper
5 9 (15.79%) VMware
6 8 (14.04%) F5
7 7 (12.28%) Blue Coat
7 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.28%) Dell
7 7 (12.28%) Nokia
8 4 (7.02%) Computacenter
8 4 (7.02%) Sun
9 3 (5.26%) Lotus
10 2 (3.51%) Mitel
10 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.51%) Toshiba
10 2 (3.51%) TOWER Software
10 2 (3.51%) Veeam
11 1 (1.75%) Meraki
Hertfordshire
Synergize Consulting
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