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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
London / City of London
Rank 84 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 63 33 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.15% 1.09% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.87% 9.97% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 57
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £249 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.44% +57.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -11.82%

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
397 331 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.54% 10.92% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 232 479
Median daily rate £430 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 97 (84.35%) WAN
2 70 (60.87%) Cisco
3 52 (45.22%) Firewall
4 37 (32.17%) Data Centre
5 34 (29.57%) Windows
6 30 (26.09%) Finance
7 26 (22.61%) Wireless
8 24 (20.87%) VPN
9 23 (20.00%) ITIL
10 22 (19.13%) Internet
10 22 (19.13%) VMware
11 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
12 20 (17.39%) MPLS
12 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 20 (17.39%) Citrix
12 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (16.52%) CCNP
14 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
15 17 (14.78%) Active Directory
15 17 (14.78%) Linux
15 17 (14.78%) Migration
16 16 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (13.91%) Banking
17 15 (13.04%) Service Management
17 15 (13.04%) Network Security
18 14 (12.17%) Windows Server
18 14 (12.17%) PRINCE2
18 14 (12.17%) DNS
18 14 (12.17%) WLAN
19 13 (11.30%) 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 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.22%) JBoss
3 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.61%) Apache
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.87%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.87%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.09%) PaaS
3 6 (5.22%) IaaS
3 6 (5.22%) SaaS
4 5 (4.35%) Office 365
5 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (84.35%) WAN
2 52 (45.22%) Firewall
3 26 (22.61%) Wireless
4 24 (20.87%) VPN
5 22 (19.13%) Internet
6 20 (17.39%) MPLS
6 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 15 (13.04%) Network Security
8 14 (12.17%) DNS
8 14 (12.17%) WLAN
9 12 (10.43%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (9.57%) DHCP
10 11 (9.57%) SAN
11 10 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (7.83%) BGP
13 8 (6.96%) OSPF
13 8 (6.96%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (6.09%) Cisco Wireless
14 7 (6.09%) SSL
15 6 (5.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) DB2
2 2 (1.74%) MySQL
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.87%) Big Data
3 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.87%) HBase
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Banking
3 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Games
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.26%) Analyst
3 13 (11.30%) Architect
4 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Network Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.96%) Programme Manager
7 8 (6.96%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.96%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Cisco Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Network Support
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Cisco Support
10 4 (3.48%) Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.48%) HTML
2 4 (3.48%) Middleware
2 4 (3.48%) SOAP
3 2 (1.74%) .NET
3 2 (1.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.87%) Ajax
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.87%) WAP
4 1 (0.87%) Web Services
4 1 (0.87%) XHTML
4 1 (0.87%) XML
4 1 (0.87%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.17%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.22%) PMI
4 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.48%) Clustering
5 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.61%) CMDB
6 3 (2.61%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.61%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.61%) Replication
6 3 (2.61%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.74%) PKI
7 2 (1.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.57%) Windows
2 17 (14.78%) Linux
3 14 (12.17%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.83%) Unix
5 4 (3.48%) Solaris
6 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.87%) CentOS
8 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) ITIL
2 17 (14.78%) Migration
3 16 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.04%) Service Management
5 14 (12.17%) PRINCE2
6 13 (11.30%) Project Management
7 11 (9.57%) Load Balancing
8 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.09%) Change Management
9 7 (6.09%) Network Management
10 6 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.22%) ITSM
10 6 (5.22%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.22%) Validation
11 4 (3.48%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.48%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.48%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.48%) Open Source
11 4 (3.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) Python
3 7 (6.09%) Perl
4 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.48%) Java
6 2 (1.74%) C
6 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.74%) PHP
6 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) C++
7 1 (0.87%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.52%) CCNP
3 13 (11.30%) PMP
4 12 (10.43%) PMI Certification
5 11 (9.57%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.22%) CCIE
7 6 (5.22%) CCNA
8 4 (3.48%) Degree
8 4 (3.48%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.61%) CCSE
9 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.74%) CCDP
10 2 (1.74%) CCSA
10 2 (1.74%) CCSP
10 2 (1.74%) CISSP
10 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.74%) MCSE
11 1 (0.87%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.48%) QA
3 3 (2.61%) SLA
4 2 (1.74%) COBIT
4 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.61%) KVM
4 3 (2.61%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.61%) Xen
5 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.87%) Firmware
6 1 (0.87%) NFS
6 1 (0.87%) SRDF
6 1 (0.87%) vCloud
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Ansible
1 3 (2.61%) OPNET
1 3 (2.61%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.87%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.87%) Control-M
3 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.87%) Nagios
3 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.87%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.87%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 70 (60.87%) Cisco
2 22 (19.13%) VMware
3 20 (17.39%) Citrix
4 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
5 13 (11.30%) CheckPoint
5 13 (11.30%) Oracle
6 10 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 7 (6.09%) Palo Alto
8 6 (5.22%) F5
8 6 (5.22%) Juniper
8 6 (5.22%) Riverbed
9 5 (4.35%) IBM
10 4 (3.48%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.48%) WorldPay
11 3 (2.61%) Aruba
11 3 (2.61%) Avaya
11 3 (2.61%) EMC
11 3 (2.61%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.61%) Meraki
11 3 (2.61%) Nortel
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