Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.39% 3.93% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 23.81% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 5
Watford median daily rate £105 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.13% +3.33% -24.53%
10th Percentile £103 £130 £259
90th Percentile £108 £389 £312
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £30.69 £16.81 -
% change year-on-year +82.61% - -

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 50 63 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.89% 16.49% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 33
Watford median daily rate £400 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -13.67%
10th Percentile £115 £130 £227
90th Percentile £598 £475 £350
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Watford median hourly rate - £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.92% -61.61%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £16.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.89% -3.97% -18.70%

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 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 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) VXLAN
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE Data Center
3 2 (40.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) CCDE
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP-4
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) BGP-4
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VXLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) Redux
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) ISMS
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCDE
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE Data Center
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Nintex
3 1 (20.00%) Sony
3 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software