The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 17 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.29% 1.90% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 20.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 15 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 16.03% 9.49% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 12
Median daily rate £375 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £160 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £513 £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 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Middlesex

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Middlesex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Middlesex

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Middlesex

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) CCVP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Windows

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper