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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 115 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing LAN 978 1088 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.14% 2.15% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.34% 15.13% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 663 706
Median daily rate £378 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 90 86
Median hourly rate £24.75 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
LAN
UK

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
6821 7193 7684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.91% 14.20% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4084 4286 4478
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 447 422
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -19 336 £400 -5.82% 77
South East -19 214 £362 -9.50% 55
North West +39 129 £438 +15.13% 24
West Midlands 0 89 £350 +7.69% 18
East of England -7 61 £325 +4.00% 9
South West +17 60 £290 -17.14% 26
North East 0 38 £403 +7.33% 3
Yorkshire -9 32 £356 +3.63% 17
East Midlands -33 20 £248 -38.12% 15
Midlands -1 1 £475 -26.92%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 England region with a requirement for LAN.

1 1650 (81.97%) WAN
2 1068 (53.06%) Cisco
3 887 (44.06%) Firewall
4 636 (31.59%) Cisco Certification
5 615 (30.55%) Windows
6 464 (23.05%) Data Centre
7 425 (21.11%) Microsoft
8 415 (20.62%) VPN
9 412 (20.47%) CCNP
10 400 (19.87%) Active Directory
11 393 (19.52%) Security Cleared
12 372 (18.48%) VMware
13 364 (18.08%) Wireless
14 360 (17.88%) CCNA
15 359 (17.83%) SC Cleared
16 353 (17.54%) TCP/IP
17 315 (15.65%) ITIL
18 307 (15.25%) Network Security
19 303 (15.05%) CheckPoint
20 282 (14.01%) Cisco ASA
21 277 (13.76%) VoIP
22 274 (13.61%) DNS
23 266 (13.21%) Juniper
23 266 (13.21%) Windows Server
24 256 (12.72%) Linux
25 232 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
26 215 (10.68%) WLAN
27 210 (10.43%) Wi-Fi
28 208 (10.33%) Network Design
29 203 (10.08%) SAN

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
1 118 (5.86%) MS Exchange
2 63 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 63 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 50 (2.48%) Apache
4 46 (2.29%) IIS
5 39 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 33 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 30 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (0.89%) IBM Notes
10 18 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 16 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
12 13 (0.65%) JBoss
13 11 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (0.55%) Mule
13 11 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.45%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.40%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 141 (7.00%) MS Office
2 119 (5.91%) MS Excel
3 46 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.40%) MS Project
7 2 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.099%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.099%) InDesign
7 2 (0.099%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.099%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.099%) RMDS
2 2 (0.099%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.050%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.050%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.050%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.050%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.050%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 116 (5.76%) Office 365
2 109 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.64%) IaaS
5 24 (1.19%) SaaS
6 23 (1.14%) PaaS
7 14 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.15%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.099%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.099%) Yammer
12 1 (0.050%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.050%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.050%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1650 (81.97%) WAN
2 887 (44.06%) Firewall
3 415 (20.62%) VPN
4 364 (18.08%) Wireless
5 353 (17.54%) TCP/IP
6 307 (15.25%) Network Security
7 282 (14.01%) Cisco ASA
8 277 (13.76%) VoIP
9 274 (13.61%) DNS
10 215 (10.68%) WLAN
11 210 (10.43%) Wi-Fi
12 203 (10.08%) SAN
13 202 (10.03%) DHCP
14 178 (8.84%) MPLS
15 177 (8.79%) Internet
16 172 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 157 (7.80%) BGP
18 152 (7.55%) OSPF
19 130 (6.46%) VLAN
20 107 (5.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 33 (1.64%) MySQL
4 30 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 26 (1.29%) HBase
6 19 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.60%) Big Data
8 12 (0.60%) Redis
9 11 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
9 11 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.45%) Apache Hive
11 9 (0.45%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.45%) Sqoop
12 8 (0.40%) Apache Zeppelin
12 8 (0.40%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 14 (0.70%) JIRA
2 8 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.30%) Subversion
4 5 (0.25%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.15%) Maven
6 2 (0.099%) Ant
6 2 (0.099%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.099%) Hudson
6 2 (0.099%) JMeter
6 2 (0.099%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.099%) Toad
7 1 (0.050%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.050%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.050%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.050%) Travis CI
General
1 178 (8.84%) Finance
2 164 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 73 (3.63%) Banking
4 48 (2.38%) Retail
5 23 (1.14%) Legal
6 21 (1.04%) Marketing
7 18 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.60%) Back Office
9 11 (0.55%) Advertising
10 10 (0.50%) Electronics
11 8 (0.40%) Local Government
12 6 (0.30%) Billing
12 6 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.25%) Games
13 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.20%) German Language
14 4 (0.20%) Law
14 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 509 (25.29%) Network Engineer
2 363 (18.03%) Architect
3 204 (10.13%) Analyst
4 157 (7.80%) Cisco Engineer
5 145 (7.20%) Support Engineer
6 135 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 134 (6.66%) Network Architect
8 129 (6.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 129 (6.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 120 (5.96%) Project Manager
10 94 (4.67%) Security Engineer
11 88 (4.37%) Network Security Engineer
12 84 (4.17%) Consultant
13 76 (3.78%) Network Analyst
14 72 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
15 61 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 61 (3.03%) LAN Engineer
15 61 (3.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 60 (2.98%) Infrastructure Manager
17 59 (2.93%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (2.73%) 802.1X
1 55 (2.73%) Middleware
2 40 (1.99%) ELK Stack
3 36 (1.79%) Web Services
4 32 (1.59%) XML
5 30 (1.49%) HTML
6 23 (1.14%) XSLT
7 19 (0.94%) .NET
7 19 (0.94%) CSS
8 14 (0.70%) Rendezvous
9 13 (0.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 10 (0.50%) RESTful
11 8 (0.40%) Apache Tez
11 8 (0.40%) HTML5
11 8 (0.40%) Kafka
11 8 (0.40%) Natural Language Processing
12 7 (0.35%) J2EE
12 7 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.30%) XMPP
14 5 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 464 (23.05%) Data Centre
2 98 (4.87%) Management Information System
3 96 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (2.24%) NHS
5 37 (1.84%) Clustering
6 35 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 35 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 33 (1.64%) Private Cloud
7 33 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
8 31 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 30 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 24 (1.19%) Replication
11 21 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
12 20 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 20 (0.99%) PKI
13 17 (0.84%) Smartphone
14 13 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (0.60%) IVR
16 10 (0.50%) PMI
16 10 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 615 (30.55%) Windows
2 266 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 256 (12.72%) Linux
4 159 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 145 (7.20%) Unix
6 143 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 102 (5.07%) Windows 7
8 89 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 62 (3.08%) Solaris
10 55 (2.73%) Windows 10
11 53 (2.63%) Windows 8
12 34 (1.69%) Windows XP
13 32 (1.59%) Android
14 28 (1.39%) Mac OS X
15 24 (1.19%) Apple iOS
16 23 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (0.84%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.65%) Windows Vista
19 12 (0.60%) CentOS
20 11 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (15.65%) ITIL
2 208 (10.33%) Network Design
3 165 (8.20%) Migration
4 159 (7.90%) Project Management
5 115 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 115 (5.71%) Service Management
6 110 (5.46%) PRINCE2
7 101 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
8 100 (4.97%) Network Management
9 91 (4.52%) Change Management
10 81 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 80 (3.97%) SIEM
12 70 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (3.48%) Patch Management
13 69 (3.43%) High Availability
13 69 (3.43%) Information Security
14 65 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
15 60 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
16 59 (2.93%) Network Architecture
17 58 (2.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 111 (5.51%) SQL
2 49 (2.43%) PowerShell
3 44 (2.19%) Java
4 32 (1.59%) Python
5 29 (1.44%) C++
6 23 (1.14%) Perl
7 20 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 19 (0.94%) C
9 18 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 18 (0.89%) PHP
10 16 (0.79%) C#
11 13 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 12 (0.60%) VB
13 6 (0.30%) VBScript
14 4 (0.20%) Ruby
15 2 (0.099%) AppleScript
16 1 (0.050%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.050%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.050%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 636 (31.59%) Cisco Certification
2 412 (20.47%) CCNP
3 393 (19.52%) Security Cleared
4 360 (17.88%) CCNA
5 359 (17.83%) SC Cleared
6 125 (6.21%) CCIE
7 88 (4.37%) Degree
8 87 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 81 (4.02%) CISSP
10 70 (3.48%) MCSE
11 52 (2.58%) CCDP
12 43 (2.14%) DV Cleared
13 40 (1.99%) CCDA
14 39 (1.94%) SANS
15 38 (1.89%) CCSA
16 37 (1.84%) CCSE
17 36 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
18 34 (1.69%) MCP
18 34 (1.69%) SSCP
19 32 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.48%) PCI DSS
2 63 (3.13%) SLA
3 39 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
5 17 (0.84%) RMADS
6 13 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.50%) QA
8 7 (0.35%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.25%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.15%) COBIT
11 1 (0.050%) PMBOK
System Software
1 400 (19.87%) Active Directory
2 232 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (4.77%) Hyper-V
4 68 (3.38%) vSphere
5 54 (2.68%) XenApp
6 35 (1.74%) VMware ESX
7 32 (1.59%) Xen
7 32 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 27 (1.34%) KVM
9 25 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
9 25 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (1.19%) Firmware
10 24 (1.19%) NFS
11 23 (1.14%) SRDF
12 21 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
13 15 (0.75%) vCloud
14 13 (0.65%) Docker
15 11 (0.55%) ProxySG
16 10 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
17 9 (0.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 113 (5.61%) SCCM
2 57 (2.83%) FortiGate
3 46 (2.29%) Puppet
4 42 (2.09%) Nessus
5 38 (1.89%) Ansible
6 36 (1.79%) QRadar
7 34 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
8 29 (1.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 29 (1.44%) SCOM
9 25 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
10 23 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
11 21 (1.04%) Backup Exec
11 21 (1.04%) WSUS
12 20 (0.99%) AirWatch
13 18 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
14 15 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
15 14 (0.70%) NetBackup
16 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
17 12 (0.60%) Kibana
17 12 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1068 (53.06%) Cisco
2 425 (21.11%) Microsoft
3 372 (18.48%) VMware
4 303 (15.05%) CheckPoint
5 266 (13.21%) Juniper
6 186 (9.24%) Citrix
7 140 (6.95%) F5
8 124 (6.16%) Palo Alto
9 114 (5.66%) HP
10 93 (4.62%) Oracle
11 90 (4.47%) IBM
12 74 (3.68%) Intel Security
13 68 (3.38%) Apple
13 68 (3.38%) SolarWinds
14 66 (3.28%) Fortinet
15 65 (3.23%) NetApp
16 59 (2.93%) Splunk
17 56 (2.78%) Blue Coat
18 52 (2.58%) Riverbed
19 50 (2.48%) Aruba
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