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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 99 94 140
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +46
Contract jobs citing LAN 60 114 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.79% 2.02% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.30% 15.60% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 95 56
Median daily rate £450 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
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
451 731 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.45% 12.97% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 548 522
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.66 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 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 88 (88.89%) WAN
2 53 (53.54%) Firewall
3 51 (51.52%) Cisco
4 32 (32.32%) Windows
5 25 (25.25%) Active Directory
6 23 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 22 (22.22%) Finance
7 22 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 20 (20.20%) DNS
8 20 (20.20%) Linux
9 18 (18.18%) CCNP
10 17 (17.17%) Wireless
11 16 (16.16%) Migration
11 16 (16.16%) VMware
11 16 (16.16%) Banking
11 16 (16.16%) VPN
12 15 (15.15%) Unix
12 15 (15.15%) SAN
13 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (13.13%) BGP
14 13 (13.13%) ITIL
14 13 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (12.12%) Network Security
15 12 (12.12%) Oracle
15 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
15 12 (12.12%) Juniper
16 11 (11.11%) CheckPoint

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 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.04%) Apache
2 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.03%) IIS
3 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Office
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) HipChat
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) IaaS
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.03%) Office 365
3 2 (2.02%) PaaS
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 88 (88.89%) WAN
2 53 (53.54%) Firewall
3 22 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 20 (20.20%) DNS
5 17 (17.17%) Wireless
6 16 (16.16%) VPN
7 15 (15.15%) SAN
8 13 (13.13%) BGP
9 12 (12.12%) Network Security
10 11 (11.11%) MPLS
11 10 (10.10%) DHCP
11 10 (10.10%) LDAP
11 10 (10.10%) VoIP
12 9 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (9.09%) OSPF
13 6 (6.06%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (6.06%) Internet
13 6 (6.06%) NAS
14 5 (5.05%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.03%) HBase
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.07%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.01%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
3 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (16.16%) Banking
3 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.05%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.13%) Analyst
2 13 (13.13%) Architect
3 9 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.08%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (7.07%) Programme Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.05%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) HTML
2 5 (5.05%) 802.1X
3 4 (4.04%) Middleware
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.01%) .NET
5 1 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.01%) LAMP
5 1 (1.01%) ODBC
5 1 (1.01%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.01%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.01%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (1.01%) Web Services
5 1 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.08%) Public Cloud
3 7 (7.07%) Clustering
4 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.04%) Statistics
4 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.03%) BYOD
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) PMI
6 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.02%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.02%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.32%) Windows
2 20 (20.20%) Linux
3 15 (15.15%) Unix
4 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.04%) Solaris
7 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Android
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.01%) CatOS
9 1 (1.01%) CentOS
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.01%) VMS
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) Migration
2 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.13%) ITIL
4 9 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (9.09%) Project Management
5 8 (8.08%) High Availability
5 8 (8.08%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.08%) Software Delivery
6 7 (7.07%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 6 (6.06%) Network Design
7 6 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.04%) DevOps
8 4 (4.04%) Open Source
8 4 (4.04%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.03%) Change Control
9 3 (3.03%) Dependency Management
9 3 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 11 (11.11%) Python
2 9 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.08%) Perl
4 5 (5.05%) SQL
5 1 (1.01%) C#
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) Korn
5 1 (1.01%) Ruby
5 1 (1.01%) VB
5 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (18.18%) CCNP
3 8 (8.08%) PMI Certification
3 8 (8.08%) PMP
4 5 (5.05%) CCNA
4 5 (5.05%) Degree
5 4 (4.04%) CCDP
5 4 (4.04%) CISM
5 4 (4.04%) CISSP
6 3 (3.03%) CCIE
6 3 (3.03%) JNCIP
6 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.03%) RHCA
6 3 (3.03%) RHCE
7 2 (2.02%) CCSA
7 2 (2.02%) CCSE
7 2 (2.02%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.02%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (25.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.06%) NFS
4 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.04%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.03%) SRDF
7 2 (2.02%) KVM
7 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.02%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.02%) Snort
7 2 (2.02%) Xen
8 1 (1.01%) Firmware
8 1 (1.01%) UAG
8 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Ansible
2 6 (6.06%) Puppet
2 6 (6.06%) SCCM
3 3 (3.03%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.03%) Nagios
3 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.02%) Control-M
4 2 (2.02%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (2.02%) SCOM
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.01%) SCSM
5 1 (1.01%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (51.52%) Cisco
2 16 (16.16%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) Juniper
3 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.12%) Oracle
4 11 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 10 (10.10%) Citrix
6 8 (8.08%) F5
6 8 (8.08%) TOWER Software
7 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.06%) Avaya
8 6 (6.06%) HP
8 6 (6.06%) NetApp
9 5 (5.05%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.05%) Palo Alto
9 5 (5.05%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.04%) EMC
10 4 (4.04%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.03%) Intel
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