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 22 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)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 8.33% 10.81% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 30.77% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £25.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year -10.67% +27.16%  

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 17 13 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 47.22% 35.14% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £650 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.49% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 22 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Network Design
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Broadband
4 4 (44.44%) ISDN
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Network Management
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) SMTP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Broadband
3 4 (44.44%) ISDN
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Network Support
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Network Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) e-Health
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam