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 3 months to 28 June 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 / Slough
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.17% 3.14% 4.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 12.82% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Median daily rate £638 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.88% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £321 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £338 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +3.65% +49.27%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 20 39 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 14.49% 24.53% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 50
Median daily rate £550 £338 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.96% +10.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -69.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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 28 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Network Design
3 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
3 4 (44.44%) Smart Meter
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) Machine to Machine
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Product Management
5 2 (22.22%) Presales
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) BCP
6 1 (11.11%) TACACS
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) IVR
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) CRM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (11.11%) CTI
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) TACACS
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IP Design Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) IP Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IP Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Metering Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) Machine to Machine
1 4 (44.44%) Smart Meter
2 3 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) WFM
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Verint