Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing LAN 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.82% 3.45% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.37% 25.64% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Luton median daily rate £450 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +43.75% +81.82%
10th Percentile £366 £386 £171
90th Percentile £506 £658 £435
Bedfordshire median daily rate £389 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -13.61% +16.13% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 49 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.36% 13.45% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 16
Luton median daily rate £475 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +15.25% +5.36%
10th Percentile £174 £290 £206
90th Percentile £675 £598 £500
Bedfordshire median daily rate £389 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +1.97% +1.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Luton median hourly rate - £24.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +145.00% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -61.43% +125.81% +40.91%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Luton over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Luton

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) H.323
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (33.33%) Presales
4 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (33.33%) PSTN
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Adaptive Security
5 2 (22.22%) Virgin Media

LAN
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) H.323
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) IPsec
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) PSTN
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) TACACS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Business Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Virgin Media
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia