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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 107 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing LAN 68 126 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.96% 2.32% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.52% 17.24% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 96 74
Median daily rate £469 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £115.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -87.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
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
543 731 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.69% 13.44% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 539 518
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 111 (86.72%) WAN
2 79 (61.72%) Cisco
3 68 (53.13%) Firewall
4 43 (33.59%) Finance
4 43 (33.59%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (32.81%) Windows
6 41 (32.03%) Data Centre
7 32 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 32 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 29 (22.66%) CCNP
8 29 (22.66%) Banking
9 28 (21.88%) DNS
9 28 (21.88%) Linux
10 21 (16.41%) VMware
10 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
11 20 (15.63%) Migration
12 19 (14.84%) Oracle
12 19 (14.84%) ITIL
12 19 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (14.06%) Unix
13 18 (14.06%) Wireless
14 17 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (13.28%) VPN
14 17 (13.28%) Python
14 17 (13.28%) CheckPoint
14 17 (13.28%) Network Security
15 16 (12.50%) MPLS
15 16 (12.50%) CCIE
15 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (11.72%) SAN

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 6 (4.69%) Apache
1 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.91%) IIS
2 5 (3.91%) JBoss
2 5 (3.91%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Office
2 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) HipChat
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) RMDS
2 1 (0.78%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.13%) IaaS
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.13%) PaaS
3 3 (2.34%) Office 365
4 2 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (86.72%) WAN
2 68 (53.13%) Firewall
3 32 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 28 (21.88%) DNS
5 18 (14.06%) Wireless
6 17 (13.28%) Network Security
6 17 (13.28%) VPN
7 16 (12.50%) MPLS
8 15 (11.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (11.72%) SAN
9 14 (10.94%) LDAP
10 13 (10.16%) DHCP
10 13 (10.16%) Internet
11 9 (7.03%) BGP
12 8 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (6.25%) VoIP
13 7 (5.47%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (5.47%) IP Telephony
13 7 (5.47%) IPsec
13 7 (5.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.34%) HBase
3 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.78%) DB2
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) OLAP
3 1 (0.78%) OLTP
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.47%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.78%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (33.59%) Finance
2 29 (22.66%) Banking
3 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
4 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) French Language
6 1 (0.78%) Front Office
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (26.56%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.31%) Architect
3 15 (11.72%) Network Architect
4 12 (9.38%) Analyst
4 12 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (7.03%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.25%) Programme Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Consultant
8 7 (5.47%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Network Consultant
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.91%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.59%) HTML
2 8 (6.25%) Middleware
3 6 (4.69%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.56%) SOAP
4 2 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) .NET
5 1 (0.78%) Ajax
5 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.78%) LAMP
5 1 (0.78%) ODBC
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.78%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.78%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.78%) XHTML
5 1 (0.78%) XML
5 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (32.03%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.59%) Clustering
2 11 (8.59%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.13%) PMI
5 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.34%) Equities
5 3 (2.34%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) Replication
6 2 (1.56%) Statistics
6 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.81%) Windows
2 28 (21.88%) Linux
3 18 (14.06%) Unix
4 12 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.81%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.47%) Solaris
7 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.78%) Android
11 1 (0.78%) CatOS
11 1 (0.78%) CentOS
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.78%) VMS
11 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.63%) Migration
2 19 (14.84%) ITIL
3 17 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.94%) Project Management
6 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.59%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.81%) Network Design
9 9 (7.03%) High Availability
9 9 (7.03%) Network Management
10 8 (6.25%) Software Delivery
11 7 (5.47%) Change Management
11 7 (5.47%) ITIL V3
12 6 (4.69%) DevOps
13 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
13 5 (3.91%) Network Architecture
13 5 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (3.91%) Programme Management
13 5 (3.91%) Server Virtualisation
14 4 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) Python
2 14 (10.94%) Bash Shell
2 14 (10.94%) Perl
3 13 (10.16%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.03%) SQL
5 3 (2.34%) Java
6 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.56%) PHP
6 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) C
7 1 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) C++
7 1 (0.78%) Korn
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (33.59%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (22.66%) CCNP
3 16 (12.50%) CCIE
4 13 (10.16%) CCNA
5 12 (9.38%) PMP
6 11 (8.59%) PMI Certification
7 10 (7.81%) CCDE
8 6 (4.69%) CCSE
9 5 (3.91%) CCSP
10 4 (3.13%) Degree
11 3 (2.34%) CCDP
11 3 (2.34%) CCSA
11 3 (2.34%) RHCA
11 3 (2.34%) RHCE
12 2 (1.56%) CISSP
12 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.78%) MCTS
13 1 (0.78%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.56%) QA
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 32 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.47%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.47%) NFS
3 7 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.47%) Xen
4 6 (4.69%) KVM
5 4 (3.13%) SRDF
5 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.34%) Firmware
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.78%) Snort
8 1 (0.78%) UAG
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.78%) vSphere
8 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) Ansible
2 6 (4.69%) Puppet
2 6 (4.69%) SCCM
3 4 (3.13%) Nagios
3 4 (3.13%) SCOM
4 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.56%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.56%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.78%) Control-M
6 1 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.78%) WSUS
6 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (61.72%) Cisco
2 21 (16.41%) VMware
3 19 (14.84%) Oracle
4 17 (13.28%) CheckPoint
5 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
6 11 (8.59%) Citrix
7 8 (6.25%) Juniper
7 8 (6.25%) NetApp
7 8 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 8 (6.25%) TOWER Software
8 7 (5.47%) F5
8 7 (5.47%) HP
8 7 (5.47%) IBM
9 6 (4.69%) Avaya
9 6 (4.69%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.91%) EMC
11 4 (3.13%) Intel
12 3 (2.34%) Nokia
12 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.34%) Speakerbus
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