Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 22 July 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 32 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.24% 2.66% 3.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.64% 17.02% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 10
Slough median daily rate £350 £280 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -26.56% +12.96%
10th Percentile £215 £157 £329
90th Percentile £595 £358 £641
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £170.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.25 £19.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +38.16% +40.74% -70.00%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 81 47 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 25.88% 15.61% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 35
Slough median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +6.38%
10th Percentile £250 £182 £162
90th Percentile £500 £496 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £170.00 - £13.43
10th Percentile £165.00 - £12.81
90th Percentile £175.00 - £14.74
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% +61.54% -20.00%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Slough

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Slough

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Slough over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Slough

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 Slough region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cacti
4 2 (28.57%) Aruba
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
4 2 (28.57%) Sales Enablement
4 2 (28.57%) Broadband
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Broadband
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) L2TP
4 1 (14.29%) PPP
4 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Optics
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Sales Enablement
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cacti
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Aruba
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless