The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 28 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)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 15 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.38% 8.91% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 48.94% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 1
Median daily rate £190 £550 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.45% +175.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +3.65% +49.27%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 11 47 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 8.73% 18.22% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 40 7
Median daily rate £190 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.00% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Suffolk

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Suffolk

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £190 - 1
Ipswich -7 1 - - 1
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for LAN.

1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) Secure Coding
3 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) NAS
3 5 (55.56%) Clustering
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) French Language
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) NAS
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
1 5 (55.56%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (55.56%) Secure Coding
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
2 1 (11.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft