Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 17 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 37 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.72% 2.11% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.82% 7.69% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Watford median daily rate £341 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% -9.43% +19.37%
10th Percentile £215 £259 £229
90th Percentile £394 £312 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 - £21.53

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 55 78 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.47% 27.46% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 12
Watford median daily rate £338 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% -22.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £225 £245 £215
90th Percentile £475 £459 £485
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Watford median hourly rate £16.50 - £33.87
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £19.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year -13.82% -9.41% +38.87%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Watford

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Watford

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Watford over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Watford

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 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 Watford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) WLAN
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) PMO
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Multicast
7 2 (16.67%) CCSA
7 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (16.67%) IGMP
7 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) C

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) WLAN
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) IGMP
5 2 (16.67%) Multicast
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) 4G
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Services Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) BCP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCSA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software