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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 119 95 114
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Contract jobs citing LAN 56 95 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 2.05% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.39% 15.86% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 72 68
Median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £499 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £90.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.72%
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
539 599 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.67% 12.94% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 451 527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 27
Median hourly rate £14.63 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% -24.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.93 £19.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 108 (86.40%) WAN
2 77 (61.60%) Cisco
3 68 (54.40%) Firewall
4 46 (36.80%) Data Centre
5 43 (34.40%) Finance
6 41 (32.80%) Windows
7 40 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (26.40%) TCP/IP
9 32 (25.60%) Active Directory
10 30 (24.00%) Linux
11 28 (22.40%) Banking
12 27 (21.60%) DNS
13 26 (20.80%) CCNP
14 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
14 22 (17.60%) VMware
15 21 (16.80%) Migration
16 20 (16.00%) Oracle
16 20 (16.00%) ITIL
17 19 (15.20%) VPN
17 19 (15.20%) Unix
17 19 (15.20%) Network Security
17 19 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (13.60%) MPLS
18 17 (13.60%) Python
18 17 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 16 (12.80%) CheckPoint
19 16 (12.80%) Cisco Nexus
20 15 (12.00%) Bash Shell
20 15 (12.00%) CCIE

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 (5.60%) Apache
1 7 (5.60%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.00%) IIS
2 5 (4.00%) JBoss
2 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.40%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.80%) Confluence
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Office
2 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) HipChat
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) RMDS
2 1 (0.80%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.20%) IaaS
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.20%) PaaS
3 3 (2.40%) Office 365
4 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.80%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (86.40%) WAN
2 68 (54.40%) Firewall
3 33 (26.40%) TCP/IP
4 27 (21.60%) DNS
5 19 (15.20%) Network Security
5 19 (15.20%) VPN
6 17 (13.60%) MPLS
7 16 (12.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (11.20%) Internet
8 14 (11.20%) LDAP
8 14 (11.20%) SAN
8 14 (11.20%) Wireless
9 13 (10.40%) DHCP
10 8 (6.40%) BGP
10 8 (6.40%) IPsec
11 7 (5.60%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (5.60%) Ethernet
11 7 (5.60%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (5.60%) NAS
11 7 (5.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.40%) HBase
3 2 (1.60%) DB2
3 2 (1.60%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) OLAP
4 1 (0.80%) OLTP
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.60%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.80%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.80%) JIRA
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (34.40%) Finance
2 28 (22.40%) Banking
3 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Legal
4 5 (4.00%) Retail
5 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) French Language
6 1 (0.80%) Front Office
6 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (24.80%) Network Engineer
2 28 (22.40%) Architect
3 16 (12.80%) Network Architect
4 11 (8.80%) Analyst
4 11 (8.80%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (8.80%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.20%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.60%) Consultant
7 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (5.60%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Architect
8 6 (4.80%) Network Consultant
8 6 (4.80%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Cisco Support
9 5 (4.00%) Network Support
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) HTML
2 8 (6.40%) Middleware
3 7 (5.60%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.60%) SOAP
4 2 (1.60%) Web Services
5 1 (0.80%) .NET
5 1 (0.80%) Ajax
5 1 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.80%) LAMP
5 1 (0.80%) ODBC
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.80%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.80%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.80%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.80%) XHTML
5 1 (0.80%) XML
5 1 (0.80%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (36.80%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.80%) Clustering
2 11 (8.80%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.20%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.40%) Equities
5 3 (2.40%) Online Banking
5 3 (2.40%) PMI
6 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.60%) Replication
6 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.80%) Windows
2 30 (24.00%) Linux
3 19 (15.20%) Unix
4 12 (9.60%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.60%) Solaris
7 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.60%) CentOS
10 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.80%) Android
11 1 (0.80%) CatOS
11 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.80%) VMS
11 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) Migration
2 20 (16.00%) ITIL
3 17 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (9.60%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.60%) Project Management
6 10 (8.00%) Network Design
7 9 (7.20%) High Availability
7 9 (7.20%) Network Management
8 8 (6.40%) Software Delivery
9 7 (5.60%) Change Management
9 7 (5.60%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.60%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.80%) DevOps
11 5 (4.00%) Network Architecture
11 5 (4.00%) Open Source
11 5 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (4.00%) Service Management
12 4 (3.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.60%) Python
2 15 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 15 (12.00%) Perl
3 14 (11.20%) PowerShell
4 10 (8.00%) SQL
5 4 (3.20%) Java
6 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.60%) PHP
6 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.80%) C
7 1 (0.80%) C#
7 1 (0.80%) C++
7 1 (0.80%) Korn
7 1 (0.80%) Ruby
7 1 (0.80%) VB
7 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (20.80%) CCNP
3 15 (12.00%) CCIE
4 11 (8.80%) CCNA
4 11 (8.80%) PMP
5 10 (8.00%) CCDE
5 10 (8.00%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.80%) CCSE
7 5 (4.00%) CCSP
8 4 (3.20%) Degree
9 3 (2.40%) CCSA
9 3 (2.40%) CISSP
9 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.40%) RHCA
9 3 (2.40%) RHCE
10 2 (1.60%) CCDP
10 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.80%) MCITP
11 1 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.80%) COBIT
4 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.80%) MiFID
4 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (25.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.60%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.60%) NFS
3 7 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.60%) Xen
4 6 (4.80%) KVM
5 4 (3.20%) SRDF
5 4 (3.20%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.40%) Firmware
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.60%) XenApp
8 1 (0.80%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.80%) Snort
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.80%) vSphere
8 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Ansible
2 6 (4.80%) Puppet
2 6 (4.80%) SCCM
3 4 (3.20%) Nagios
3 4 (3.20%) SCOM
4 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.60%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.60%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.80%) Control-M
6 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.80%) WSUS
6 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (61.60%) Cisco
2 22 (17.60%) VMware
3 20 (16.00%) Oracle
4 16 (12.80%) CheckPoint
5 13 (10.40%) Citrix
5 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.40%) F5
6 8 (6.40%) IBM
6 8 (6.40%) NetApp
6 8 (6.40%) Palo Alto
6 8 (6.40%) TOWER Software
7 7 (5.60%) HP
7 7 (5.60%) Juniper
8 5 (4.00%) Avaya
8 5 (4.00%) EMC
8 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.20%) Intel
9 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.40%) Nokia
10 3 (2.40%) Speakerbus
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