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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing LAN 68 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.10% 2.72% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.85% 11.48% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 28
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£388 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £231 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £400 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.83 £189.00 £11.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.69% +1522.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -13.58%
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
429 488 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.53% 23.68% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 274 162
Average daily rate £384 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 38 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.46 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £48.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Southampton +6 18 £375 +14.06% 4
Basingstoke +5 11 £344 +5.76% 1
Portsmouth +5 6 £325 -20.92% 4
Winchester - 5 £388 -
Farnborough 0 4 £398 +27.20% 1
Hook -8 4 £445 +66.82%
Fareham -3 1 £355 -21.11% 2
Gosport - 1 £525 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 105 (79.55%) WAN
2 71 (53.79%) Security Cleared
3 54 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 54 (40.91%) Cisco
4 51 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (32.58%) Firewall
6 42 (31.82%) CCNA
7 40 (30.30%) Windows
8 35 (26.52%) ITIL
9 31 (23.48%) Wireless
10 25 (18.94%) Data Centre
11 22 (16.67%) IPsec
12 21 (15.91%) OSPF
12 21 (15.91%) VoIP
13 20 (15.15%) DNS
13 20 (15.15%) CCNP
13 20 (15.15%) Juniper
14 19 (14.39%) SLA
15 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
15 18 (13.64%) Telecoms
15 18 (13.64%) Network Design
16 17 (12.88%) VMware
16 17 (12.88%) Active Directory
16 17 (12.88%) SSL
16 17 (12.88%) MPLS
16 17 (12.88%) BGP
17 16 (12.12%) Linux
18 15 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (10.61%) UNIX
19 14 (10.61%) Microsoft

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (3.79%) Apache
1 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.79%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.79%) GlassFish
1 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Lync
3 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
2 4 (3.03%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) SaaS
2 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (79.55%) WAN
2 43 (32.58%) Firewall
3 31 (23.48%) Wireless
4 22 (16.67%) IPsec
5 21 (15.91%) OSPF
5 21 (15.91%) VoIP
6 20 (15.15%) DNS
7 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 17 (12.88%) SSL
8 17 (12.88%) BGP
8 17 (12.88%) MPLS
9 15 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (10.61%) HSRP
10 14 (10.61%) SAN
11 13 (9.85%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (9.09%) EIGRP
12 12 (9.09%) VLAN
13 11 (8.33%) Network Security
13 11 (8.33%) Ethernet
14 10 (7.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (3.79%) Xcelsius
2 5 (3.79%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (3.79%) Lumira
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.06%) Finance
3 6 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) French Language
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
5 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.91%) Architect
3 19 (14.39%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Network Support
6 7 (5.30%) Consultant
6 7 (5.30%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.79%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (3.79%) Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Business Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.03%) Author
9 4 (3.03%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (3.79%) .NET
2 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.79%) XML
2 5 (3.79%) SAML
3 4 (3.03%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.52%) JSF
4 2 (1.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.76%) JSP
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.03%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.03%) PKI
6 3 (2.27%) IVR
6 3 (2.27%) CESG
7 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.76%) Frameworx
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.30%) Windows
2 16 (12.12%) Linux
3 14 (10.61%) UNIX
4 9 (6.82%) Windows XP
5 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.52%) Solaris
8 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.52%) ITIL
2 18 (13.64%) Network Design
3 10 (7.58%) ITIL V3
4 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2
4 9 (6.82%) Project Management
5 8 (6.06%) Service Management
5 8 (6.06%) Migration
5 8 (6.06%) TOGAF
6 7 (5.30%) Fault Management
6 7 (5.30%) Change Control
7 6 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.79%) Identity Management
8 5 (3.79%) MVC
8 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.79%) Office Automation
8 5 (3.79%) Supplier Management
8 5 (3.79%) Open Source
9 4 (3.03%) Network Management
9 4 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.30%) C
1 7 (5.30%) Java
1 7 (5.30%) SQL
2 6 (4.55%) C#
3 5 (3.79%) C++
3 5 (3.79%) Perl
3 5 (3.79%) PHP
4 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (53.79%) Security Cleared
2 54 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 51 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (31.82%) CCNA
5 20 (15.15%) CCNP
6 13 (9.85%) DV Cleared
7 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (6.82%) A+ Certification
8 9 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (6.82%) MCSA
8 9 (6.82%) Degree
9 4 (3.03%) CCDE
10 3 (2.27%) CCIE
11 1 (0.76%) MCSE
11 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.39%) SLA
2 5 (3.79%) QA
3 3 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.79%) Shibboleth
4 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.52%) Snort
4 2 (1.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (40.91%) Cisco
2 20 (15.15%) Juniper
3 17 (12.88%) VMware
4 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 9 (6.82%) Oracle
7 7 (5.30%) McAfee
8 6 (4.55%) HP
8 6 (4.55%) F5
9 4 (3.03%) Sourcefire
9 4 (3.03%) SAP
10 2 (1.52%) Remedy
10 2 (1.52%) NetApp
11 1 (0.76%) Lotus
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.76%) Apple
11 1 (0.76%) 3Com
11 1 (0.76%) Adobe
11 1 (0.76%) Nortel
11 1 (0.76%) Avaya
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