The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 30 March 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)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 7.27% 15.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 40.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £195 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.38 £24.50
% change year-on-year -29.82% -12.75%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 16 22 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 29.09% 38.60% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £240 £235 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -24.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.14 £38.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.53% +155.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Stevenage.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Stevenage

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for LAN.

1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 12 (80.00%) Juniper
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) Network Security
4 10 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (66.67%) Wireless
4 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (66.67%) Broadband
4 10 (66.67%) ISDN
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 9 (60.00%) Network Design
6 8 (53.33%) Network Management
7 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) CCNA
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 2 (13.33%) e-Health
9 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
10 1 (6.67%) VLAN
10 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
10 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
10 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Network Security
2 11 (73.33%) VPN
3 10 (66.67%) Broadband
3 10 (66.67%) ISDN
3 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Support
2 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
4 6 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support
6 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Network Support Technician
6 2 (13.33%) Network Technician
6 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
7 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall Support
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Network Design
3 8 (53.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Juniper
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto