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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 120 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing LAN 1021 1092 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.08% 2.07% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.47% 14.94% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 667 697
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 84 75
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £12.15 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.40 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.10%
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
7577 7307 7875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.41% 13.86% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 4242 4433
Median daily rate £400 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 506 446
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -31 337 £425 +13.33% 76
South East -13 208 £375 +7.14% 62
North West +22 116 £425 +6.25% 28
West Midlands +14 115 £375 +20.96% 33
East of England +39 85 £328 +9.16% 20
South West +9 58 £313 -6.71% 16
Yorkshire -29 41 £325 +27.45% 18
East Midlands -7 27 £338 - 14
North East -14 26 £325 -5.79% 1
Midlands -3 3 £350 -46.15% 1
South Coast - 1 £450 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1774 (85.49%) WAN
2 1077 (51.90%) Cisco
3 916 (44.14%) Firewall
4 679 (32.72%) Cisco Certification
5 654 (31.52%) Windows
6 464 (22.36%) CCNP
7 455 (21.93%) Active Directory
8 451 (21.73%) Data Centre
9 418 (20.14%) Microsoft
10 403 (19.42%) VMware
11 389 (18.75%) VPN
12 387 (18.65%) ITIL
13 383 (18.46%) Wireless
14 380 (18.31%) CCNA
15 355 (17.11%) TCP/IP
16 325 (15.66%) Security Cleared
17 324 (15.61%) Network Security
18 312 (15.04%) CheckPoint
19 288 (13.88%) Windows Server
20 284 (13.69%) SC Cleared
21 282 (13.59%) DNS
22 278 (13.40%) VoIP
23 269 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
24 264 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
25 257 (12.39%) Finance
26 253 (12.19%) Linux
27 249 (12.00%) Juniper
28 228 (10.99%) SAN
29 217 (10.46%) MPLS
30 216 (10.41%) Citrix

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
1 154 (7.42%) MS Exchange
2 67 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 62 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (2.99%) IIS
4 55 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 45 (2.17%) Apache
6 32 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 31 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (0.92%) Mule
10 18 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 16 (0.77%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
13 14 (0.67%) JBoss
14 13 (0.63%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.34%) nginx
16 6 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 135 (6.51%) MS Office
2 109 (5.25%) MS Excel
3 57 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.87%) MS Project
6 15 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.096%) InDesign
9 1 (0.048%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.14%) ENOVIA
2 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.14%) RMDS
2 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.096%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.096%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.096%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.048%) Primavera
4 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 125 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (5.93%) Office 365
3 89 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (2.41%) IaaS
5 41 (1.98%) PaaS
6 29 (1.40%) SaaS
7 13 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.48%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.096%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.048%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.048%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.048%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1774 (85.49%) WAN
2 916 (44.14%) Firewall
3 389 (18.75%) VPN
4 383 (18.46%) Wireless
5 355 (17.11%) TCP/IP
6 324 (15.61%) Network Security
7 282 (13.59%) DNS
8 278 (13.40%) VoIP
9 269 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
10 228 (10.99%) SAN
11 217 (10.46%) MPLS
12 210 (10.12%) Wi-Fi
13 195 (9.40%) DHCP
14 190 (9.16%) WLAN
15 176 (8.48%) BGP
15 176 (8.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 163 (7.86%) OSPF
17 148 (7.13%) Internet
18 136 (6.55%) VLAN
19 105 (5.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.98%) Relational Database
3 26 (1.25%) MySQL
4 23 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 23 (1.11%) HBase
5 21 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (0.96%) Data Mining
7 14 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (0.48%) Redis
9 9 (0.43%) Big Data
10 7 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
10 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.29%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.29%) Apache Zeppelin
11 6 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.29%) Sqoop
12 5 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.48%) JIRA
2 10 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.39%) Artifactory
4 7 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.34%) Subversion
5 4 (0.19%) Hudson
6 3 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.096%) Ant
7 2 (0.096%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.096%) Maven
7 2 (0.096%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.096%) Toad
7 2 (0.096%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.048%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.048%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.048%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.048%) TeamCity
General
1 257 (12.39%) Finance
2 189 (9.11%) Telecoms
3 92 (4.43%) Banking
4 42 (2.02%) Legal
5 40 (1.93%) Retail
6 25 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.06%) Marketing
8 13 (0.63%) Billing
9 11 (0.53%) Back Office
9 11 (0.53%) German Language
9 11 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.48%) Advertising
10 10 (0.48%) Local Government
11 9 (0.43%) Electronics
11 9 (0.43%) French Language
12 7 (0.34%) Military
13 6 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 543 (26.17%) Network Engineer
2 377 (18.17%) Architect
3 238 (11.47%) Analyst
4 155 (7.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 144 (6.94%) Support Engineer
6 136 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 132 (6.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 132 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
8 127 (6.12%) Network Architect
8 127 (6.12%) Project Manager
9 97 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
10 95 (4.58%) Security Engineer
11 90 (4.34%) Consultant
12 87 (4.19%) Network Security Engineer
13 86 (4.14%) Infrastructure Manager
14 68 (3.28%) Network Analyst
15 63 (3.04%) LAN Engineer
16 62 (2.99%) Network Support
17 57 (2.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 56 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (3.52%) Middleware
2 64 (3.08%) 802.1X
3 51 (2.46%) HTML
4 31 (1.49%) XML
5 30 (1.45%) Web Services
6 23 (1.11%) XSLT
7 22 (1.06%) .NET
8 20 (0.96%) ELK Stack
9 15 (0.72%) CSS
9 15 (0.72%) Rendezvous
10 8 (0.39%) HTML5
10 8 (0.39%) Natural Language Processing
10 8 (0.39%) RESTful
11 6 (0.29%) Apache Tez
11 6 (0.29%) Kafka
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 5 (0.24%) J2EE
12 5 (0.24%) LAMP
12 5 (0.24%) SOAP
13 4 (0.19%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 451 (21.73%) Data Centre
2 85 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (3.86%) Management Information System
4 64 (3.08%) Clustering
5 41 (1.98%) Blackberry
6 39 (1.88%) Private Cloud
7 38 (1.83%) Driving Licence
8 34 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
9 32 (1.54%) Computer Science
10 30 (1.45%) IVR
11 29 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 28 (1.35%) NHS
13 26 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 26 (1.25%) PKI
14 19 (0.92%) Handset
14 19 (0.92%) Replication
15 14 (0.67%) Smartphone
16 13 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
17 12 (0.58%) Mainframe
17 12 (0.58%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 654 (31.52%) Windows
2 288 (13.88%) Windows Server
3 253 (12.19%) Linux
4 174 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 152 (7.33%) Unix
7 119 (5.73%) Windows 7
8 114 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (3.13%) Solaris
10 50 (2.41%) Windows XP
11 45 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 39 (1.88%) Mac OS X
13 38 (1.83%) Windows 10
14 25 (1.20%) Android
15 20 (0.96%) AIX
16 18 (0.87%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (0.72%) CentOS
19 14 (0.67%) Apple iOS
20 9 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (18.65%) ITIL
2 205 (9.88%) Network Design
3 164 (7.90%) Project Management
4 162 (7.81%) Migration
5 131 (6.31%) Load Balancing
6 122 (5.88%) Service Management
7 112 (5.40%) PRINCE2
8 102 (4.92%) Change Management
9 96 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 92 (4.43%) High Availability
11 89 (4.29%) Network Management
12 86 (4.14%) SIEM
13 82 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
14 76 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
15 73 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 70 (3.37%) DevOps
17 67 (3.23%) Information Security
18 62 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
19 57 (2.75%) Service Delivery
20 53 (2.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (6.60%) SQL
2 70 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 49 (2.36%) Python
4 44 (2.12%) Java
5 39 (1.88%) Perl
6 37 (1.78%) Bash Shell
7 27 (1.30%) C++
8 23 (1.11%) PHP
9 22 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 19 (0.92%) C
10 19 (0.92%) JavaScript
11 18 (0.87%) C#
12 14 (0.67%) VB
13 7 (0.34%) Ruby
13 7 (0.34%) VBScript
14 4 (0.19%) AppleScript
15 2 (0.096%) Korn
15 2 (0.096%) Lisp
15 2 (0.096%) VBA
16 1 (0.048%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 679 (32.72%) Cisco Certification
2 464 (22.36%) CCNP
3 380 (18.31%) CCNA
4 325 (15.66%) Security Cleared
5 284 (13.69%) SC Cleared
6 130 (6.27%) CCIE
7 110 (5.30%) Degree
8 75 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 71 (3.42%) CISSP
10 66 (3.18%) CCDP
11 53 (2.55%) MCSE
12 44 (2.12%) CCSA
13 39 (1.88%) CCSE
14 37 (1.78%) MCP
15 33 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 29 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
17 29 (1.40%) CCDA
17 29 (1.40%) PMP
18 27 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.71%) SLA
2 60 (2.89%) PCI DSS
3 46 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 16 (0.77%) QA
5 16 (0.77%) RMADS
6 10 (0.48%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.14%) COBIT
8 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.096%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.096%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.048%) MiFID
System Software
1 455 (21.93%) Active Directory
2 264 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 64 (3.08%) vSphere
5 62 (2.99%) XenApp
6 52 (2.51%) VMware ESX
7 37 (1.78%) Xen
8 33 (1.59%) XenDesktop
9 31 (1.49%) KVM
9 31 (1.49%) NFS
10 30 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (1.30%) SRDF
12 25 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
13 21 (1.01%) Firmware
14 19 (0.92%) vCloud
15 9 (0.43%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.39%) DFS Replication
16 8 (0.39%) iptables
16 8 (0.39%) XenServer
17 6 (0.29%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 137 (6.60%) SCCM
2 59 (2.84%) Puppet
3 57 (2.75%) Ansible
4 49 (2.36%) FortiGate
5 42 (2.02%) SCOM
6 40 (1.93%) Cisco Prime
7 29 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 28 (1.35%) Nessus
9 24 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 23 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
10 23 (1.11%) WSUS
11 22 (1.06%) Backup Exec
11 22 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
12 21 (1.01%) AirWatch
12 21 (1.01%) QRadar
13 19 (0.92%) Nagios
14 18 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
15 17 (0.82%) Cacti
16 16 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
17 15 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1077 (51.90%) Cisco
2 418 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 403 (19.42%) VMware
4 312 (15.04%) CheckPoint
5 249 (12.00%) Juniper
6 216 (10.41%) Citrix
7 162 (7.81%) F5
8 143 (6.89%) Palo Alto
9 132 (6.36%) HP
10 103 (4.96%) Oracle
11 97 (4.67%) IBM
12 69 (3.33%) Fortinet
13 66 (3.18%) NetApp
14 59 (2.84%) Intel Security
15 58 (2.80%) SolarWinds
16 50 (2.41%) EMC
17 47 (2.27%) Riverbed
18 45 (2.17%) Splunk
19 44 (2.12%) Avaya
20 43 (2.07%) Apple
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £20000 - £26000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Catchfish
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day TO £550 PER DAY DEP ON EXPERIENCE - NEGOTIAB
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Head Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £374 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £243.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Reed Technology
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Telford, Shropshire
TEKsystems
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Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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