The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 59 55 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Contract jobs citing LAN 66 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.00% 2.90% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 15.03% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 4
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£300 £361 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.95% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £172 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £468 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £96.75 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.04% +627.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +2.77%
LAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
459 326 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.89% 19.27% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 168 135
Average daily rate £347 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.50 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham - 15 £285 -
Southampton +2 9 £173 -46.51% 7
Hook -20 8 £347 +8.58%
Basingstoke -14 3 £155 -11.42% 2
Portsmouth - 3 £328 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Gosport - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 97 (82.20%) WAN
2 66 (55.93%) Cisco
3 51 (43.22%) Windows
4 47 (39.83%) Security Cleared
5 42 (35.59%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (31.36%) SC Cleared
7 33 (27.97%) Firewall
7 33 (27.97%) ITIL
8 32 (27.12%) HP
9 28 (23.73%) CCNA
10 25 (21.19%) CCNP
10 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
10 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (20.34%) SAN
12 23 (19.49%) TCP/IP
12 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
13 22 (18.64%) VMware
14 20 (16.95%) VoIP
15 19 (16.10%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (15.25%) Active Directory
16 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (15.25%) MPLS
17 17 (14.41%) Wireless
17 17 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (13.56%) Network Security
18 16 (13.56%) OSPF
18 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
19 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
20 13 (11.02%) Avaya
20 13 (11.02%) IP Telephony

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.24%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (4.24%) Lync
3 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.78%) MS Office
3 6 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.24%) MS Project
5 4 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.69%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (82.20%) WAN
2 33 (27.97%) Firewall
3 24 (20.34%) SAN
4 23 (19.49%) TCP/IP
5 20 (16.95%) VoIP
6 19 (16.10%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (15.25%) MPLS
8 17 (14.41%) Wireless
9 16 (13.56%) Network Security
9 16 (13.56%) OSPF
10 13 (11.02%) IP Telephony
11 12 (10.17%) VLAN
12 11 (9.32%) WLAN
13 10 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (8.47%) VPN
13 10 (8.47%) DNS
14 9 (7.63%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (6.78%) SMTP
15 8 (6.78%) DHCP
15 8 (6.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.32%) Finance
3 5 (4.24%) Billing
4 4 (3.39%) Legal
4 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.54%) Military
6 2 (1.69%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Network Engineer
2 23 (19.49%) Analyst
3 11 (9.32%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.63%) VoIP Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Network Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Network Support
6 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Administrator
8 5 (4.24%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.39%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Network Support Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) HTML
2 4 (3.39%) JSP
3 2 (1.69%) LAMP
4 1 (0.85%) CGI
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.78%) IVR
2 7 (5.93%) Replication
3 6 (5.08%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.24%) Clustering
5 4 (3.39%) AVVID
5 4 (3.39%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.69%) NHS
7 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) CESG
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) EPoS
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.22%) Windows
2 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.78%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.93%) Linux
8 5 (4.24%) AIX
9 2 (1.69%) Solaris
9 2 (1.69%) UNIX
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) ITIL
2 13 (11.02%) Network Management
3 12 (10.17%) Asset Management
4 9 (7.63%) Time Management
5 8 (6.78%) Telemarketing
6 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.93%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.93%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (5.08%) Service Management
7 6 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.08%) Network Design
8 5 (4.24%) Migration
8 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.39%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.39%) BCP
9 4 (3.39%) Project Management
9 4 (3.39%) Fault Management
9 4 (3.39%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.24%) SQL
2 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
2 4 (3.39%) VBScript
2 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.54%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (39.83%) Security Cleared
2 42 (35.59%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (31.36%) SC Cleared
4 28 (23.73%) CCNA
5 25 (21.19%) CCNP
6 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.08%) CCIE
8 4 (3.39%) MCP
8 4 (3.39%) MCSA
8 4 (3.39%) MCDST
9 3 (2.54%) MCTS
9 3 (2.54%) NCDA
10 2 (1.69%) ISEB
10 2 (1.69%) CCSP
10 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.69%) Degree
10 2 (1.69%) CCSA
10 2 (1.69%) CCSE
11 1 (0.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) JSP 440
2 8 (6.78%) SLA
3 5 (4.24%) QA
3 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.32%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.08%) vSphere
4 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.39%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.39%) Snort
6 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.54%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.54%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.69%) Squid
8 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.85%) XenApp
8 1 (0.85%) Firmware
8 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (4.24%) ARCserve
1 5 (4.24%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.54%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.54%) SCOM
2 3 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.69%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 66 (55.93%) Cisco
2 32 (27.12%) HP
3 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
4 22 (18.64%) VMware
5 13 (11.02%) Avaya
5 13 (11.02%) 3PAR
6 12 (10.17%) CheckPoint
6 12 (10.17%) McAfee
7 10 (8.47%) Juniper
7 10 (8.47%) Citrix
7 10 (8.47%) Blue Coat
8 8 (6.78%) NetApp
8 8 (6.78%) Brocade
9 7 (5.93%) Remedy
10 6 (5.08%) F5
10 6 (5.08%) EMC
11 5 (4.24%) Symantec
11 5 (4.24%) CA
11 5 (4.24%) Oracle
12 4 (3.39%) Websense
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