The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / England
Rank 107 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 912 1014 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.20% 2.22% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.57% 15.38% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 595 605
Median daily rate £375 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 76 77
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6260 6592 6894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.10% 14.44% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3817 3881 3971
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 346 385
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the England region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in England

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in England

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the England region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in England

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in England

LAN
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 312 £398 -6.47% 83
South East -17 224 £368 -8.12% 44
North West +36 88 £388 -2.82% 22
West Midlands +21 81 £375 +15.38% 27
East of England -8 63 £315 -21.25% 10
South West +22 48 £300 +7.14% 13
Yorkshire -4 39 £356 +18.75% 18
North East +4 32 £400 +3.22% 2
East Midlands -12 25 £275 -21.42% 15
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region with a requirement for LAN.

1 1582 (81.71%) WAN
2 1079 (55.73%) Cisco
3 869 (44.89%) Firewall
4 617 (31.87%) Cisco Certification
5 606 (31.30%) Windows
6 450 (23.24%) Data Centre
7 415 (21.44%) Security Cleared
8 406 (20.97%) Microsoft
9 391 (20.20%) CCNP
10 382 (19.73%) VPN
11 377 (19.47%) SC Cleared
12 374 (19.32%) Active Directory
13 367 (18.96%) VMware
14 357 (18.44%) TCP/IP
15 342 (17.67%) CCNA
16 339 (17.51%) Wireless
17 324 (16.74%) ITIL
18 309 (15.96%) Juniper
19 306 (15.81%) DNS
20 299 (15.44%) CheckPoint
21 285 (14.72%) Network Security
22 264 (13.64%) Windows Server
23 254 (13.12%) Cisco ASA
24 250 (12.91%) VoIP
25 240 (12.40%) DHCP
26 233 (12.04%) Linux
27 225 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
28 223 (11.52%) Network Design
29 196 (10.12%) Citrix
29 196 (10.12%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 111 (5.73%) MS Exchange
2 66 (3.41%) Skype for Business
3 55 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 54 (2.79%) IIS
5 49 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 43 (2.22%) Apache
7 28 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 21 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (0.88%) IBM Notes
11 13 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (0.46%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.41%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.41%) JBoss
16 7 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 125 (6.46%) MS Office
2 107 (5.53%) MS Excel
3 42 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.36%) MS Project
7 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.052%) InDesign
8 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.10%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.10%) RMDS
3 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.052%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.052%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 108 (5.58%) Office 365
2 106 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (2.58%) IaaS
5 30 (1.55%) PaaS
6 26 (1.34%) SaaS
7 19 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.26%) Akamai
11 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.10%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.10%) Yammer
13 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.052%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1582 (81.71%) WAN
2 869 (44.89%) Firewall
3 382 (19.73%) VPN
4 357 (18.44%) TCP/IP
5 339 (17.51%) Wireless
6 306 (15.81%) DNS
7 285 (14.72%) Network Security
8 254 (13.12%) Cisco ASA
9 250 (12.91%) VoIP
10 240 (12.40%) DHCP
11 196 (10.12%) MPLS
12 186 (9.61%) WLAN
13 182 (9.40%) SAN
14 174 (8.99%) Internet
15 168 (8.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 168 (8.68%) Wi-Fi
16 148 (7.64%) OSPF
17 145 (7.49%) BGP
18 116 (5.99%) VLAN
19 109 (5.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.60%) Relational Database
3 28 (1.45%) MySQL
4 26 (1.34%) Hadoop
5 20 (1.03%) HBase
6 19 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (0.67%) Big Data
9 12 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
10 11 (0.57%) Redis
11 10 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.52%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.46%) Apache Hive
12 9 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.46%) Sqoop
13 8 (0.41%) Apache Zeppelin
14 6 (0.31%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (0.72%) JIRA
2 12 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (0.36%) Bitbucket
4 7 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.10%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.10%) JMeter
7 2 (0.10%) Maven
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.10%) Subversion
8 1 (0.052%) Ant
8 1 (0.052%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.052%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.052%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.052%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.052%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.052%) Travis CI
General
1 185 (9.56%) Telecoms
2 175 (9.04%) Finance
3 76 (3.93%) Banking
4 47 (2.43%) Retail
5 20 (1.03%) Back Office
5 20 (1.03%) Legal
6 17 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 17 (0.88%) Marketing
7 14 (0.72%) Advertising
8 11 (0.57%) Electronics
9 9 (0.46%) Games
10 7 (0.36%) Local Government
10 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.31%) French Language
11 6 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.21%) Billing
13 4 (0.21%) German Language
13 4 (0.21%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 510 (26.34%) Network Engineer
2 313 (16.17%) Architect
3 194 (10.02%) Analyst
4 143 (7.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 131 (6.77%) Support Engineer
6 120 (6.20%) Network Architect
7 119 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 116 (5.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 109 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 108 (5.58%) Infrastructure Architect
11 89 (4.60%) Security Engineer
12 80 (4.13%) Network Security Engineer
13 77 (3.98%) Consultant
14 72 (3.72%) Network Analyst
15 68 (3.51%) LAN Engineer
16 62 (3.20%) Infrastructure Manager
17 60 (3.10%) Administrator
17 60 (3.10%) Network Support
18 56 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
19 55 (2.84%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.32%) 802.1X
2 44 (2.27%) Middleware
3 42 (2.17%) ELK Stack
4 41 (2.12%) Web Services
5 24 (1.24%) XML
6 23 (1.19%) HTML
7 17 (0.88%) CSS
8 16 (0.83%) .NET
8 16 (0.83%) XSLT
9 15 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 10 (0.52%) RESTful
11 9 (0.46%) Rendezvous
12 8 (0.41%) Apache Tez
12 8 (0.41%) Kafka
12 8 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (0.36%) J2EE
13 7 (0.36%) XMPP
14 6 (0.31%) HTML5
14 6 (0.31%) Natural Language Processing
15 5 (0.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 450 (23.24%) Data Centre
2 104 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 88 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (1.86%) Clustering
4 36 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 36 (1.86%) NHS
5 34 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
6 32 (1.65%) Driving Licence
7 31 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 27 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 24 (1.24%) Private Cloud
10 21 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
11 20 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 19 (0.98%) PKI
13 18 (0.93%) Smartphone
14 16 (0.83%) Replication
15 15 (0.77%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.67%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
17 12 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 606 (31.30%) Windows
2 264 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 233 (12.04%) Linux
4 148 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 140 (7.23%) Unix
6 129 (6.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (5.58%) Windows 7
8 93 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 52 (2.69%) Solaris
11 35 (1.81%) Windows 8
12 32 (1.65%) Android
13 30 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (1.50%) Windows XP
15 20 (1.03%) Apple iOS
16 12 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.62%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.57%) AIX
18 9 (0.46%) CentOS
19 8 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (16.74%) ITIL
2 223 (11.52%) Network Design
3 155 (8.01%) Migration
4 149 (7.70%) Project Management
5 132 (6.82%) Service Management
6 122 (6.30%) Load Balancing
7 114 (5.89%) PRINCE2
8 106 (5.48%) Network Management
9 101 (5.22%) Change Management
10 97 (5.01%) Network Monitoring
11 80 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 73 (3.77%) SIEM
13 72 (3.72%) Information Security
14 68 (3.51%) High Availability
15 67 (3.46%) Patch Management
16 66 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
17 63 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
17 63 (3.25%) Vulnerability Management
18 59 (3.05%) Network Architecture
19 57 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 102 (5.27%) SQL
2 53 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 34 (1.76%) Java
4 30 (1.55%) Python
5 27 (1.39%) C++
6 23 (1.19%) Perl
7 21 (1.08%) C
8 15 (0.77%) Shell Script
9 14 (0.72%) C#
9 14 (0.72%) PHP
10 13 (0.67%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.67%) VB
11 9 (0.46%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.31%) VBScript
13 2 (0.10%) Ruby
14 1 (0.052%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.052%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.052%) Korn
14 1 (0.052%) Tcl
14 1 (0.052%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 617 (31.87%) Cisco Certification
2 415 (21.44%) Security Cleared
3 391 (20.20%) CCNP
4 377 (19.47%) SC Cleared
5 342 (17.67%) CCNA
6 149 (7.70%) CCIE
7 94 (4.86%) Degree
8 90 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 72 (3.72%) MCSE
10 68 (3.51%) CCDP
11 67 (3.46%) CISSP
12 55 (2.84%) CCSA
13 50 (2.58%) DV Cleared
14 49 (2.53%) CCSE
15 43 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
16 41 (2.12%) JNCIA
17 37 (1.91%) SSCP
18 36 (1.86%) SANS
19 35 (1.81%) CCDA
20 30 (1.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.62%) PCI DSS
2 47 (2.43%) SLA
3 36 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.88%) RMADS
6 15 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.52%) QA
8 8 (0.41%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.31%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.10%) COBIT
11 1 (0.052%) BS25999
11 1 (0.052%) PMBOK
System Software
1 374 (19.32%) Active Directory
2 225 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 60 (3.10%) vSphere
5 37 (1.91%) XenApp
6 29 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (1.45%) VMware ESX
8 25 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
9 20 (1.03%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.98%) Firmware
10 19 (0.98%) KVM
10 19 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (0.88%) Xen
12 15 (0.77%) NFS
12 15 (0.77%) vCloud
13 14 (0.72%) SRDF
14 12 (0.62%) Docker
14 12 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
15 11 (0.57%) ProxySG
16 9 (0.46%) NDS
Systems Management
1 83 (4.29%) SCCM
2 53 (2.74%) FortiGate
3 44 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
4 43 (2.22%) Nessus
5 35 (1.81%) QRadar
6 30 (1.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 29 (1.50%) Puppet
8 24 (1.24%) Ansible
8 24 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
8 24 (1.24%) WSUS
9 22 (1.14%) AirWatch
9 22 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
10 21 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 21 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
11 20 (1.03%) NetBackup
12 13 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
12 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
12 13 (0.67%) Nagios
12 13 (0.67%) SCOM
13 12 (0.62%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1079 (55.73%) Cisco
2 406 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 367 (18.96%) VMware
4 309 (15.96%) Juniper
5 299 (15.44%) CheckPoint
6 196 (10.12%) Citrix
7 167 (8.63%) F5
8 132 (6.82%) HP
9 104 (5.37%) Palo Alto
10 91 (4.70%) Oracle
11 76 (3.93%) IBM
12 75 (3.87%) Intel Security
13 67 (3.46%) Fortinet
14 65 (3.36%) Apple
15 64 (3.31%) Riverbed
16 62 (3.20%) Aruba
16 62 (3.20%) SolarWinds
17 60 (3.10%) Blue Coat
18 53 (2.74%) Splunk
19 43 (2.22%) NetApp
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Chelmsford, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
TEKsystems
Rate: £401 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £11 - £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £18 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
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Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.30 - £13.71 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £75 - 85 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £12 - £14 Per Hour up to £14/hour (ltd/umbrella company basis)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: .
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Laudale
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago