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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 100 89 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Contract jobs citing LAN 66 131 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.93% 2.21% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 17.33% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 102 65
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £48.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -66.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
LAN
London

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
528 756 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.43% 12.75% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 554 475
Median daily rate £470 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 106 (87.60%) WAN
2 72 (59.50%) Cisco
3 67 (55.37%) Firewall
4 41 (33.88%) Windows
5 40 (33.06%) Finance
5 40 (33.06%) Data Centre
6 39 (32.23%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (25.62%) Active Directory
8 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
9 25 (20.66%) Banking
9 25 (20.66%) DNS
9 25 (20.66%) CCNP
10 24 (19.83%) Linux
11 23 (19.01%) VMware
12 19 (15.70%) Wireless
12 19 (15.70%) ITIL
13 18 (14.88%) SAN
13 18 (14.88%) CheckPoint
13 18 (14.88%) Migration
13 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (14.05%) VPN
15 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (12.40%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (12.40%) Unix
16 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
16 15 (12.40%) MPLS
16 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (11.57%) CCIE
17 14 (11.57%) Oracle

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (5.79%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.96%) IIS
3 5 (4.13%) Apache
3 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.48%) JBoss
5 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Office
2 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) HipChat
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) IaaS
3 3 (2.48%) Office 365
3 3 (2.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (87.60%) WAN
2 67 (55.37%) Firewall
3 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
4 25 (20.66%) DNS
5 19 (15.70%) Wireless
6 18 (14.88%) SAN
7 17 (14.05%) VPN
8 15 (12.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (12.40%) MPLS
9 13 (10.74%) Network Security
10 12 (9.92%) DHCP
11 11 (9.09%) BGP
11 11 (9.09%) LDAP
12 10 (8.26%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (7.44%) Internet
14 8 (6.61%) NAS
14 8 (6.61%) VoIP
15 7 (5.79%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (5.79%) OSPF
16 6 (4.96%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.48%) HBase
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) OLAP
4 1 (0.83%) OLTP
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.79%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (33.06%) Finance
2 25 (20.66%) Banking
3 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Legal
5 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (23.97%) Network Engineer
2 26 (21.49%) Architect
3 14 (11.57%) Network Architect
4 12 (9.92%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.09%) Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (6.61%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Consultant
8 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Programme Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Network Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Architect
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) HTML
2 6 (4.96%) Middleware
3 5 (4.13%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.65%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.83%) LAMP
5 1 (0.83%) ODBC
5 1 (0.83%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.83%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.06%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.61%) Clustering
2 8 (6.61%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.13%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) PMI
5 3 (2.48%) BYOD
5 3 (2.48%) Statistics
6 2 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.65%) Equities
6 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.65%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.65%) Replication
6 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.65%) User Experience
6 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.88%) Windows
2 24 (19.83%) Linux
3 15 (12.40%) Unix
4 12 (9.92%) Windows 7
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.13%) Solaris
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.65%) Android
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.83%) CatOS
9 1 (0.83%) CentOS
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.83%) VMS
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) ITIL
2 18 (14.88%) Migration
2 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.74%) Project Management
5 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (7.44%) High Availability
6 9 (7.44%) Network Design
7 8 (6.61%) Network Management
7 8 (6.61%) Software Delivery
8 6 (4.96%) Change Management
8 6 (4.96%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.13%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.13%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.31%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.31%) Open Source
10 4 (3.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.92%) Python
2 11 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 10 (8.26%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.44%) Perl
5 6 (4.96%) SQL
6 1 (0.83%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) Korn
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.83%) VB
6 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (32.23%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (20.66%) CCNP
3 14 (11.57%) CCIE
4 10 (8.26%) CCDE
4 10 (8.26%) CCNA
4 10 (8.26%) PMI Certification
4 10 (8.26%) PMP
5 6 (4.96%) CCSE
6 5 (4.13%) Degree
7 4 (3.31%) CCDP
7 4 (3.31%) CCSP
7 4 (3.31%) CISSP
8 3 (2.48%) CCSA
8 3 (2.48%) RHCA
8 3 (2.48%) RHCE
9 2 (1.65%) CISM
9 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.83%) CCVP
10 1 (0.83%) GIAC
10 1 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.65%) QA
1 2 (1.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) MiFID
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (25.62%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.79%) NFS
4 6 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.13%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.31%) SRDF
6 4 (3.31%) Xen
7 3 (2.48%) Firmware
7 3 (2.48%) KVM
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.65%) Snort
8 2 (1.65%) XenApp
9 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.83%) UAG
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.83%) vSphere
9 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Ansible
1 9 (7.44%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) Puppet
3 4 (3.31%) Nagios
3 4 (3.31%) SCOM
4 3 (2.48%) BladeLogic
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.65%) Control-M
5 2 (1.65%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.65%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (59.50%) Cisco
2 23 (19.01%) VMware
3 18 (14.88%) CheckPoint
4 14 (11.57%) Oracle
5 13 (10.74%) Citrix
5 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.44%) Juniper
7 8 (6.61%) F5
7 8 (6.61%) HP
7 8 (6.61%) NetApp
7 8 (6.61%) Palo Alto
7 8 (6.61%) TOWER Software
8 6 (4.96%) Avaya
8 6 (4.96%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.13%) EMC
10 4 (3.31%) IBM
10 4 (3.31%) Intel
10 4 (3.31%) Nokia
10 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.48%) Blue Coat
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago