The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 84 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing LAN 117 99 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.22% 1.68% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.88% 12.31% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 69 87
Average daily rate
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£425 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £115.08 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.13% +139.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.98 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -11.70%
LAN
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
693 804 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.17% 13.67% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 517 586
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 198 (85.71%) WAN
2 150 (64.94%) Cisco
3 113 (48.92%) Firewall
4 97 (41.99%) Windows
5 68 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (28.57%) Finance
7 65 (28.14%) Microsoft
8 64 (27.71%) CheckPoint
9 58 (25.11%) Active Directory
10 56 (24.24%) VMware
11 55 (23.81%) ITIL
12 46 (19.91%) Citrix
12 46 (19.91%) MPLS
12 46 (19.91%) Data Centre
13 43 (18.61%) CCNP
14 42 (18.18%) OSPF
14 42 (18.18%) VPN
14 42 (18.18%) DNS
15 40 (17.32%) SAN
16 39 (16.88%) TCP/IP
17 38 (16.45%) BGP
17 38 (16.45%) Windows Server 2008
18 36 (15.58%) F5
19 34 (14.72%) Juniper
19 34 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (14.29%) Windows 7
20 33 (14.29%) DHCP
21 32 (13.85%) VoIP
21 32 (13.85%) MS Exchange
21 32 (13.85%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 32 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.33%) Lync
5 9 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.46%) IIS
7 6 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.16%) Apache
8 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.73%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.73%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.87%) CMS
10 2 (0.87%) JBoss
10 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.87%) Jetty
11 1 (0.43%) nginx
11 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (10.39%) MS Office
2 18 (7.79%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) RMDS
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.46%) Office 365
2 5 (2.16%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Yammer
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 198 (85.71%) WAN
2 113 (48.92%) Firewall
3 46 (19.91%) MPLS
4 42 (18.18%) OSPF
4 42 (18.18%) VPN
4 42 (18.18%) DNS
5 40 (17.32%) SAN
6 39 (16.88%) TCP/IP
7 38 (16.45%) BGP
8 33 (14.29%) DHCP
9 32 (13.85%) VoIP
9 32 (13.85%) Wireless
10 29 (12.55%) BIG-IP
11 27 (11.69%) EIGRP
12 25 (10.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (10.82%) Multicast
13 23 (9.96%) VLAN
14 21 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (8.66%) WLAN
16 18 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (1.73%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.73%) HBase
4 4 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.87%) Maven
4 1 (0.43%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Hudson
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 66 (28.57%) Finance
2 28 (12.12%) Banking
3 23 (9.96%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.60%) Back Office
6 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.73%) Publishing
6 4 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.30%) Retail
7 3 (1.30%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Law
8 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (26.41%) Network Engineer
2 36 (15.58%) Analyst
3 26 (11.26%) Architect
4 18 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 16 (6.93%) Project Manager
6 15 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.76%) Administrator
8 11 (4.76%) Consultant
8 11 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) Voice Engineer
10 9 (3.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (3.90%) Desktop Analyst
11 8 (3.46%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.46%) Network Architect
11 8 (3.46%) Network Specialist
12 7 (3.03%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.63%) Middleware
2 9 (3.90%) XMPP
3 6 (2.60%) 802.1X
4 5 (2.16%) Rendezvous
4 5 (2.16%) HTML
5 4 (1.73%) XML
5 4 (1.73%) XSLT
6 3 (1.30%) Web Services
6 3 (1.30%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (0.87%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.43%) LAMP
8 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.91%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.39%) Blackberry
3 22 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 11 (4.76%) Thin Client
6 8 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.46%) Replication
7 7 (3.03%) Clustering
8 6 (2.60%) iPhone
9 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.73%) BYOD
10 4 (1.73%) IVR
11 3 (1.30%) PMI
11 3 (1.30%) NHS
11 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.30%) CMDB
12 2 (0.87%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 97 (41.99%) Windows
2 38 (16.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 30 (12.99%) Linux
5 29 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.36%) UNIX
7 12 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.33%) Solaris
9 10 (4.33%) Android
10 9 (3.90%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.16%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.16%) AIX
12 4 (1.73%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.73%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.73%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.73%) CentOS
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.81%) ITIL
2 22 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 20 (8.66%) Migration
5 19 (8.23%) Project Management
6 17 (7.36%) Service Management
7 12 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.33%) Network Design
10 9 (3.90%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.90%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.90%) Performance Management
11 8 (3.46%) Investment Management
11 8 (3.46%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (3.46%) BCP
11 8 (3.46%) Business Continuity
11 8 (3.46%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (3.03%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.03%) Change Management
12 7 (3.03%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.49%) SQL
2 8 (3.46%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.03%) Java
4 5 (2.16%) Perl
5 4 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.73%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.73%) Korn
5 4 (1.73%) Python
5 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.30%) C
7 2 (0.87%) Lisp
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
8 1 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (18.61%) CCNP
3 25 (10.82%) CCNA
4 24 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (7.79%) MCSE
6 16 (6.93%) CCSA
7 14 (6.06%) CCIE
8 13 (5.63%) Degree
8 13 (5.63%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (3.90%) CCSE
11 8 (3.46%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.46%) MCP
11 8 (3.46%) MCSA
12 5 (2.16%) PMP
12 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.73%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.73%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.30%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.46%) SLA
2 7 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.73%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 58 (25.11%) Active Directory
2 34 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.79%) XenApp
4 12 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.33%) vSphere
6 10 (4.33%) NLBS
7 9 (3.90%) ProxySG
7 9 (3.90%) Xen
7 9 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (3.46%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (2.60%) NFS
9 6 (2.60%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.16%) SRDF
10 5 (2.16%) KVM
11 4 (1.73%) Oracle Clusterware
11 4 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.30%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.93%) SCCM
2 14 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (4.76%) WSUS
4 6 (2.60%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (2.60%) Tivoli
4 6 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.16%) BladeLogic
5 5 (2.16%) Puppet
6 4 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.73%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.73%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.73%) OpenView
7 3 (1.30%) Control-M
7 3 (1.30%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.87%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.87%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 150 (64.94%) Cisco
2 65 (28.14%) Microsoft
3 64 (27.71%) CheckPoint
4 56 (24.24%) VMware
5 46 (19.91%) Citrix
6 36 (15.58%) F5
7 34 (14.72%) Juniper
8 21 (9.09%) HP
9 19 (8.23%) Avaya
10 16 (6.93%) IBM
10 16 (6.93%) Oracle
11 12 (5.19%) Blue Coat
12 11 (4.76%) Riverbed
13 10 (4.33%) NetApp
13 10 (4.33%) Nokia
13 10 (4.33%) Nortel
13 10 (4.33%) Apple
14 9 (3.90%) 3PAR
15 8 (3.46%) Symantec
15 8 (3.46%) Dell
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