Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 69 58
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 34 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.24% 1.58% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.78% 12.05% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 28
West Sussex median daily rate £375 £374 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.33% +3.46% +64.20%
10th Percentile £167 £211 £321
90th Percentile £505 £450 £475
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £26.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £45.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -61.39% +81.82% +45.59%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 181 166 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.25% 13.10% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 94 110
West Sussex median daily rate £403 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.69% +25.00%
10th Percentile £142 £263 £270
90th Percentile £613 £484 £475
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 14
West Sussex median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +102.93% +14.98%
10th Percentile £12.75 £19.58 £12.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.35 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in West Sussex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Crawley 0 12 £408 -4.12%
Gatwick +17 11 - -
Horsham +1 3 £275 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £235 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 22 (64.71%) WAN
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) SOA
4 13 (38.24%) Degree
4 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (29.41%) Firewall
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco
6 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (26.47%) Publishing
6 9 (26.47%) User Experience
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
7 8 (23.53%) HP
8 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL
8 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (20.59%) Office 365
9 6 (17.65%) VMware
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (17.65%) SLA
9 6 (17.65%) Dell
10 5 (14.71%) VPN
10 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
10 5 (14.71%) SAN
10 5 (14.71%) VLAN
10 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
11 4 (11.76%) Windows 8

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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) WAN
2 10 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) VLAN
3 5 (14.71%) VPN
4 3 (8.82%) 3G
4 3 (8.82%) 4G
4 3 (8.82%) ADSL
4 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.94%) IPsec
6 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) PBX
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (26.47%) Publishing
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Architect
1 14 (41.18%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Network Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Applications Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Digital Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Applications Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Network Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (26.47%) User Experience
3 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.82%) CMDB
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.94%) BBC
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
1 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) VMS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) SOA
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.82%) Break/Fix
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) ERP
5 3 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Security
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Network Design
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Security Management
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.82%) PMP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCDP
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) PMO
4 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) XenServer
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 8 (23.53%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) Dell
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Draytek
5 3 (8.82%) SonicWALL
5 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) Capita
7 1 (2.94%) BT
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.94%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) Intel
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.94%) Virgin Media