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 27 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)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 9 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14  
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.10% 11.52% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 59.46% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 1
Median daily rate - £525 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +162.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +0.97% +49.27%  

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 8 37 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 8.79% 19.37% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 6
Median daily rate £250 £525 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.38% +110.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) NAS
2 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Secure Coding
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Network Optimisation
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) French Language
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Mimecast

LAN
Co-occurring 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 (71.43%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) NAS
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 5 (71.43%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (71.43%) Secure Coding
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Nessus
2 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware