Period
to 22 October 2018

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 October 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 > Slough
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.06% 4.08% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 19.05% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 11
Slough median daily rate £225 £331 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.08% +3.52% +6.67%
10th Percentile £115 £300 £213
90th Percentile £318 £705 £344
Berkshire median daily rate £412 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +9.73% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £18.57 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.49% -58.73% +15.38%

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 91 63 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.84% 21.43% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 32 57
Slough median daily rate £363 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £135 £217 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.93% -6.90% -46.30%

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 October 2018.

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 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for LAN.

1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4
4 1 (14.29%) IPv6
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Break/Fix
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Canon
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Polycom
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware