The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 26 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 62 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.59% 2.32% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 12.69% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 6
Median daily rate £401 £395 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -2.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £335 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £460 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +40.54%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 84 134 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 16.77% 18.31% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 76 39
Median daily rate £395 £365 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +37.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £327 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £44.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -38.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in West Sussex

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in West Sussex

LAN
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Crawley +4 11 £395 -7.05%
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 14 (70.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (65.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (45.00%) VPN
5 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (40.00%) MPLS
6 8 (40.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (35.00%) VoIP
7 7 (35.00%) CCIE
7 7 (35.00%) CCNA
7 7 (35.00%) CCDP
7 7 (35.00%) BBC
7 7 (35.00%) VLAN
7 7 (35.00%) Banking
7 7 (35.00%) Network Design
7 7 (35.00%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (35.00%) Riverbed
7 7 (35.00%) F5
7 7 (35.00%) Rackspace
7 7 (35.00%) NetScaler
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (35.00%) Virgin Media
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Replication
9 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
4 8 (40.00%) MPLS
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (35.00%) NetScaler
5 7 (35.00%) VLAN
5 7 (35.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) DHCP
8 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (35.00%) BBC
2 7 (35.00%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (20.00%) Replication
4 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.00%) BYOD
5 1 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (35.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Invoice Processing
5 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (5.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNP
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCDP
2 7 (35.00%) CCIE
2 7 (35.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) F5
2 7 (35.00%) Rackspace
2 7 (35.00%) Riverbed
2 7 (35.00%) Virgin Media
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) Brocade
7 1 (5.00%) SAP