Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 21 38
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.48% 3.91% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.44% 18.87% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Slough median daily rate £319 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +22.22% -20.59%
10th Percentile £180 £315 £313
90th Percentile £363 £645 £393
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +21.43% +2.94% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -70.00% +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 36 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.77% 20.70% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 49
Slough median daily rate £380 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £182 £157 £250
90th Percentile £499 £475 £501
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Slough median hourly rate - £13.86 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.00% -44.62%
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.55 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +54.60% -56.36% -23.61%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Hudson
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCDP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree

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 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCDP
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) BroadSoft
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com