The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 17 25 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.98% 2.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £625 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £352 £348
% change year-on-year +0.14% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -27.88% -3.40%  

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 Luton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 17 14 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 16.83% 8.33% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Median daily rate £575 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Luton

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Luton

LAN
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Luton region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) High Availability
1 7 (87.50%) IaaS
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
3 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Virgin Media

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 7 (87.50%) High Availability
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
3 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Virgin Media