The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 16 19 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.62% 0.84% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 6.25% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £538 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +115.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £352 £350
% change year-on-year +0.85% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.88% -5.55%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 16 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 18.46% 13.45% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 6
Median daily rate £275 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.13% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Ipswich

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Ipswich over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Ipswich

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Ipswich

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for LAN.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Secure Coding
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Network Optimisation
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) French Language
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (33.33%) SIEM
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) Mimecast

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) High Availability
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (83.33%) Secure Coding
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware