Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 48 65
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 17 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.36% 3.40% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.05% 13.62% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 28
Reading median daily rate £325 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -3.23% +14.81%
10th Percentile £260 £228 £205
90th Percentile £412 £525 £440
Berkshire median daily rate £383 £365 £365
% change year-on-year +4.79% - +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £55.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.24% +214.29% -
10th Percentile £16.75 £27.80 £13.50
90th Percentile £20.49 £55.00 £47.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £46.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -70.81% +18.59% +122.86%

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 241 367 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.23% 24.97% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 202
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £526 £517
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% -42.40% +78.57%

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 19 November 2017.

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 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 Reading region with a requirement for LAN.

1 13 (76.47%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) HP
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) VoIP
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) Symantec
7 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Brocade
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (17.65%) vSphere
8 3 (17.65%) XenServer
8 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System

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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) IPsec
5 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) Skype
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless Security
6 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Support
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) FMCG
3 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) EPoS
4 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Coaching
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (17.65%) Service Design
2 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Information Management
2 2 (11.76%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Release Management
2 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCDA
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
3 3 (17.65%) XenServer
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Brocade
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Intel
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 3 (17.65%) Sun
6 2 (11.76%) Veeam
7 1 (5.88%) BT
7 1 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) MobileIron