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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 70 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing LAN 54 67 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.52% 3.56% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 17.96% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 22
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£267 £345 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% +43.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £55.40 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +35.48%
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
414 373 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.35% 19.80% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 183 147
Average daily rate £375 £378 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +37.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £465 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 March 2015. 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
Hook -8 10 £347 +4.74%
Southampton -19 8 £413 +43.47% 4
Fareham - 7 £267 - 3
Farnborough -18 4 £263 -38.23%
Havant +5 3 - -
Basingstoke -8 3 £168 -39.09%
Winchester - 3 £450 - 1
Portsmouth 0 2 £280 - 2
Ringwood - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Andover - - - -
Gosport - - - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 101 (87.83%) WAN
2 66 (57.39%) Cisco
3 45 (39.13%) Windows
4 42 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (35.65%) ITIL
6 32 (27.83%) Security Cleared
7 31 (26.96%) Firewall
8 30 (26.09%) Telecoms
9 27 (23.48%) CCNA
10 26 (22.61%) CCNP
11 24 (20.87%) TCP/IP
11 24 (20.87%) SC Cleared
12 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
12 21 (18.26%) VoIP
13 19 (16.52%) MPLS
13 19 (16.52%) HP
13 19 (16.52%) VMware
13 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (15.65%) Wireless
15 16 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
16 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (12.17%) VLAN
17 14 (12.17%) IP Telephony
18 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
18 13 (11.30%) Network Management
18 13 (11.30%) Cisco Nexus
19 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 12 (10.43%) Linux
19 12 (10.43%) MS Exchange

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 12 (10.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.48%) Confluence
4 4 (3.48%) Lync
5 2 (1.74%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 101 (87.83%) WAN
2 31 (26.96%) Firewall
3 24 (20.87%) TCP/IP
4 21 (18.26%) VoIP
5 19 (16.52%) MPLS
6 18 (15.65%) Wireless
7 16 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (12.17%) VLAN
8 14 (12.17%) IP Telephony
9 13 (11.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (8.70%) OSPF
10 10 (8.70%) DNS
11 9 (7.83%) SAN
11 9 (7.83%) Network Security
12 8 (6.96%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (6.96%) VPN
12 8 (6.96%) WLAN
12 8 (6.96%) PBX
12 8 (6.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) JIRA
1 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.48%) Gerrit
General
1 30 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.96%) Finance
3 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.48%) Legal
5 3 (2.61%) Military
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (28.70%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) Analyst
3 17 (14.78%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) VoIP Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Network Support
7 6 (5.22%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.22%) Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Administrator
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.48%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) HTML
2 3 (2.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.87%) XML
3 1 (0.87%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) IVR
2 7 (6.09%) Replication
2 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.22%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.48%) AVVID
4 4 (3.48%) Clustering
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.61%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.61%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) PKI
6 2 (1.74%) CESG
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.13%) Windows
2 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (10.43%) Linux
4 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.83%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.09%) UNIX
7 6 (5.22%) AIX
7 6 (5.22%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.48%) SUSE
8 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.61%) Solaris
10 2 (1.74%) HPUX
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.87%) CentOS
11 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.65%) ITIL
2 13 (11.30%) Network Management
3 11 (9.57%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.83%) Asset Management
5 8 (6.96%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.96%) Telemarketing
5 8 (6.96%) Service Management
6 6 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (5.22%) Time Management
7 5 (4.35%) Network Design
7 5 (4.35%) Project Management
7 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.35%) Migration
7 5 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.48%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.48%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.48%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.48%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.48%) ERP
8 4 (3.48%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.35%) Perl
1 5 (4.35%) SQL
1 5 (4.35%) VBScript
1 5 (4.35%) Python
1 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.61%) C
4 2 (1.74%) Korn
4 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.87%) C++
5 1 (0.87%) PHP
5 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (27.83%) Security Cleared
3 27 (23.48%) CCNA
4 26 (22.61%) CCNP
5 24 (20.87%) SC Cleared
6 10 (8.70%) VCP4
6 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (6.09%) MCSA
7 7 (6.09%) CCIE
8 6 (5.22%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.48%) A+ Certification
9 4 (3.48%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.61%) MCDST
10 3 (2.61%) MCP
11 2 (1.74%) ISEB
11 2 (1.74%) MCTS
11 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.74%) Degree
11 2 (1.74%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) SLA
2 6 (5.22%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (3.48%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.48%) Snort
4 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.48%) vSphere
4 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.48%) NFS
5 3 (2.61%) DFS Replication
5 3 (2.61%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.74%) Squid
7 1 (0.87%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.87%) Firmware
7 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.87%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.48%) ARCserve
3 4 (3.48%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.61%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.61%) SCCM
5 2 (1.74%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.87%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (57.39%) Cisco
2 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.52%) HP
3 19 (16.52%) VMware
4 11 (9.57%) McAfee
5 10 (8.70%) Avaya
6 9 (7.83%) Juniper
6 9 (7.83%) Citrix
6 9 (7.83%) F5
7 8 (6.96%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.09%) NetApp
8 7 (6.09%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.22%) Remedy
9 6 (5.22%) Oracle
10 5 (4.35%) Symantec
11 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.48%) Sun
11 4 (3.48%) CA
11 4 (3.48%) Brocade
11 4 (3.48%) Altiris
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