Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 January 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 54 53
Rank change year-on-year -25 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.95% 2.69% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 10.16% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 38
Reading median daily rate £375 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.66% +11.58%
10th Percentile £288 £165 £299
90th Percentile £434 £488 £440
Berkshire median daily rate £397 £374 £380
% change year-on-year +5.95% -1.51% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 £35.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.61% +83.62%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -73.00% +28.21% +116.67%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 243 374 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.26% 26.43% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 157 235
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £226
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 30
Reading median hourly rate £25.33 £41.25 £29.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.60% +41.33% +66.79%
10th Percentile £15.28 £13.13 £12.21
90th Percentile £46.98 £55.65 £70.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £20.56 £39.00
% change year-on-year -34.35% -47.28% +119.72%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Reading

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Reading

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Reading over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Reading

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for LAN.

1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Sun
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Dell
6 3 (25.00%) EMC
6 3 (25.00%) Intel
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (25.00%) SAP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) Skype
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) FMCG
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS
4 1 (8.33%) IVR
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Coaching
1 3 (25.00%) Service Design
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (8.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) Brocade
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Intel
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) BT
5 1 (8.33%) MobileIron