Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 60 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +20
Contract jobs citing LAN 22 24 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.54% 1.94% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.21% 8.60% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 44
Reading median daily rate £425 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -10.65% +6.99%
10th Percentile £363 £288 £255
90th Percentile £523 £425 £514
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +18.06% +2.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Reading median hourly rate - £19.66 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.49 £45.00
% change year-on-year +22.66% -65.58% +100.00%

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 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 268 279 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.75% 22.54% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 141 183
Reading median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.69% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £190 £263 £255
90th Percentile £538 £560 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 12
Reading median hourly rate £16.75 £19.33 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -1.43% +12.06%
10th Percentile £14.90 £14.61 £11.55
90th Percentile £30.88 £49.95 £38.53
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% - -38.64%

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 24 September 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 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for LAN.

1 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (50.00%) WLAN
5 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
7 8 (36.36%) Firewall
7 8 (36.36%) CCNP
7 8 (36.36%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) MPLS
9 6 (27.27%) VPN
9 6 (27.27%) VoIP
9 6 (27.27%) Network Architecture
10 5 (22.73%) Network Security
10 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
10 5 (22.73%) Wireless
10 5 (22.73%) VMware
11 4 (18.18%) OSPF
11 4 (18.18%) BGP
11 4 (18.18%) Network Design
11 4 (18.18%) VLAN
12 3 (13.64%) BCP
12 3 (13.64%) Degree
12 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
12 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (13.64%) Network Management
12 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
12 3 (13.64%) Internet
12 3 (13.64%) SSL
12 3 (13.64%) Juniper

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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 11 (50.00%) WLAN
3 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 7 (31.82%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) VoIP
6 6 (27.27%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) Network Security
7 5 (22.73%) Wireless
8 4 (18.18%) BGP
8 4 (18.18%) OSPF
8 4 (18.18%) VLAN
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) Internet
9 3 (13.64%) SSL
9 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (9.09%) FTP
10 2 (9.09%) HTTP
10 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
10 2 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) IT Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Network Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Junior IT Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) CCTV
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) SUSE
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Network Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) BCP
4 3 (13.64%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CCDA
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) CCVP
5 1 (4.55%) CWNA
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (9.09%) Aruba
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Meraki
4 2 (9.09%) Nortel
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Huawei
5 1 (4.55%) Infovista
5 1 (4.55%) Lotus
5 1 (4.55%) NEC
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard