Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 23 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.07% 3.39% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.28% 14.08% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Slough median daily rate £338 £320 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -36.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £316 £205 £311
90th Percentile £635 £445 £548
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.71% -6.67% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -73.00% +28.21% +116.67%

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 47 71 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 19.11% 24.07% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 76
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £281 £180 £250
90th Percentile £503 £470 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.94% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Slough median hourly rate - - £18.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £19.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year -31.21% -49.68% +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 21 February 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 February 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 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Apple
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Polycom
5 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 2 (20.00%) JNCIS

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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCDP
1 2 (20.00%) CCIE
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (20.00%) JNCIE
1 2 (20.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Canon
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (10.00%) Kofax