Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 27 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.69% 4.67% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 34.92% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 5
Suffolk median daily rate £557 £311 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.80% +3.75% -4.00%
10th Percentile £395 £263 £218
90th Percentile £577 £591 £323
East of England median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +10.77% +4.00% +10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £34.81 £21.53
% change year-on-year -51.72% +61.70% -37.38%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 36 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.08% 13.38% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 24
Suffolk median daily rate £490 £310 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.06% -6.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £189 £166 £225
90th Percentile £586 £543 £485
East of England median daily rate £370 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Suffolk median hourly rate £40.00 £13.86 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +188.60% +32.00% -40.00%
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Suffolk over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +1 10 £563 +7.14%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £190 -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) NAS
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) Network Optimisation
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Clustering
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (58.33%) High Availability
5 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (50.00%) Migration
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (50.00%) IIS
7 5 (41.67%) Middleware
8 4 (33.33%) Firewall
8 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (33.33%) Project Management
8 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (33.33%) SIEM
8 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (33.33%) Secure Coding
9 3 (25.00%) French Language
9 3 (25.00%) Finance
9 3 (25.00%) Legal

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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Site Server
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) NAS
2 10 (83.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) French Language
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Integration Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Network Optimisation
2 7 (58.33%) High Availability
2 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Secure Coding
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Citrix
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft