Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 23 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 9 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.60% 4.21% 4.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 18.46% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Slough median daily rate £243 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.38% +18.40% -15.54%
10th Percentile £115 £299 £168
90th Percentile £518 £565 £344
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.47% +4.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +51.85% -73.00% +28.21%

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 99 65 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.61% 22.81% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 51
Slough median daily rate £395 £318 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.41% -5.93% +1.12%
10th Percentile £220 £192 £180
90th Percentile £550 £478 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +44.44% -31.21% -28.64%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) SailPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 3 (33.33%) CyberArk
3 3 (33.33%) ForgeRock
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (33.33%) Okta
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Break/Fix
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) IPv6
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) Mahout
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (22.22%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (11.11%) HDFS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ambari
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (11.11%) Oozie
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CyberArk
2 3 (33.33%) ForgeRock
2 3 (33.33%) Okta
2 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Hortonworks
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel