The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 21 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.69% 1.27% 7.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 9.09% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £168 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+198.50% -62.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
LAN
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.80% 13.92% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 34
Average daily rate £390 £280 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -32.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Basingstoke region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 23 (88.46%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (34.62%) Firewall
5 8 (30.77%) OSPF
5 8 (30.77%) BGP
5 8 (30.77%) HP
5 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 7 (26.92%) CCNP
6 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (23.08%) High Availability
7 6 (23.08%) CCNA
7 6 (23.08%) MPLS
7 6 (23.08%) Juniper
7 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 6 (23.08%) Migration
7 6 (23.08%) Network Design
7 6 (23.08%) Network Security
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
8 5 (19.23%) Internet
8 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 5 (19.23%) IBM
8 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) VoIP
8 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) LogRhythm
9 4 (15.38%) Cyberthreat

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) WAN
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 8 (30.77%) BGP
3 8 (30.77%) OSPF
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (23.08%) MPLS
4 6 (23.08%) Network Security
5 5 (19.23%) Internet
5 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (11.54%) 3GPP
7 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
7 3 (11.54%) LTE
7 3 (11.54%) SNMP
8 2 (7.69%) Wireless
8 2 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Multimedia
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) SIEM Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Chief Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) IP Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) SIEM Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) SOC Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) TOGAF Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (11.54%) PKI
6 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
6 2 (7.69%) Replication
7 1 (3.85%) CESG
7 1 (3.85%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) High Availability
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
1 6 (23.08%) Network Design
2 4 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
2 4 (15.38%) SIEM
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Coaching
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
2 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 4 (15.38%) MCSE
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.54%) CCIE
6 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (7.69%) CCSA
7 2 (7.69%) CCSE
7 2 (7.69%) MCSA
8 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) Juniper
4 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
4 5 (19.23%) IBM
5 4 (15.38%) ArcSight
5 4 (15.38%) LogRhythm
5 4 (15.38%) NetIQ
5 4 (15.38%) Novell
5 4 (15.38%) Q1 Labs
5 4 (15.38%) Splunk
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
5 4 (15.38%) Tripwire
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Verint
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Altiris
7 2 (7.69%) Crossbeam
7 2 (7.69%) Fujitsu
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle