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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 54 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.58% 2.63% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.09% 15.69% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 14
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£319 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £274 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £528 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.78% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Average hourly rate £189.00 £11.65 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1522.31% -58.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
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
487 306 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.29% 16.76% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 169 137
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 48
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £15.50 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Hook +8 16 £267 -38.68%
Southampton -3 12 £329 +1.15% 6
Basingstoke +8 4 £325 -23.52% 1
Fareham -1 3 £450 +63.63% 3
Havant -2 2 - - 1
Farnborough -5 1 £375 -16.20% 1
Portsmouth - 1 £411 - 4
Gosport - - - -
Andover - - - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 71 (71.00%) WAN
2 57 (57.00%) Security Cleared
3 48 (48.00%) SC Cleared
4 47 (47.00%) Cisco
5 41 (41.00%) Windows
6 39 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (36.00%) HP
8 34 (34.00%) Firewall
9 32 (32.00%) SAN
10 25 (25.00%) CCNP
10 25 (25.00%) CCNA
10 25 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (20.00%) Network Security
11 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 20 (20.00%) ITIL
12 19 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (19.00%) VMware
13 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (18.00%) Juniper
13 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (18.00%) McAfee
13 18 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (16.00%) OSPF
14 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
14 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
15 14 (14.00%) CheckPoint
15 14 (14.00%) Blue Coat
16 12 (12.00%) Network Design
16 12 (12.00%) VPN
16 12 (12.00%) 3PAR

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (4.00%) Apache
2 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) Lync
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.00%) MS Project
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
3 4 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.00%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (71.00%) WAN
2 34 (34.00%) Firewall
3 32 (32.00%) SAN
4 25 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (20.00%) Network Security
6 16 (16.00%) OSPF
6 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (12.00%) VPN
8 11 (11.00%) VLAN
9 10 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (8.00%) IPsec
11 7 (7.00%) SSL
12 6 (6.00%) DHCP
13 5 (5.00%) LDAP
13 5 (5.00%) DNS
13 5 (5.00%) WLAN
13 5 (5.00%) Wireless
13 5 (5.00%) BGP
13 5 (5.00%) EIGRP
14 4 (4.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.00%) AppScan
General
1 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Billing
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Military
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (29.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.00%) Analyst
2 11 (11.00%) Consultant
3 9 (9.00%) Architect
3 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Network Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Network Support
6 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Installations Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Administrator
8 3 (3.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) JSP
2 4 (4.00%) SAML
3 2 (2.00%) JSF
4 1 (1.00%) .NET
4 1 (1.00%) HTML
4 1 (1.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (5.00%) Open Source
2 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.00%) EPoS
5 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.00%) DTV
5 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.00%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.00%) Windows
2 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (10.00%) Linux
4 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.00%) UNIX
7 3 (3.00%) AIX
7 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (12.00%) Network Design
3 11 (11.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.00%) Time Management
4 10 (10.00%) Network Management
5 9 (9.00%) Service Management
5 9 (9.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (7.00%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.00%) Information Security
10 4 (4.00%) Migration
10 4 (4.00%) Fault Management
10 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.00%) Identity Management
11 3 (3.00%) Security Architecture
11 3 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.00%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (3.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.00%) Java
2 8 (8.00%) C
3 4 (4.00%) VBScript
3 4 (4.00%) Perl
3 4 (4.00%) PHP
4 2 (2.00%) Korn
4 2 (2.00%) SQL
4 2 (2.00%) Python
4 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (57.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 39 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (25.00%) CCNP
4 25 (25.00%) CCNA
5 9 (9.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.00%) CCSE
6 6 (6.00%) Degree
7 5 (5.00%) CCSP
7 5 (5.00%) CCSA
8 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.00%) CCDA
9 3 (3.00%) CCDP
10 2 (2.00%) MCTS
10 2 (2.00%) CCIE
10 2 (2.00%) MCP
10 2 (2.00%) MCSE
11 1 (1.00%) MCSA
11 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.00%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) JSP 440
2 8 (8.00%) QA
3 4 (4.00%) SLA
4 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.00%) vSphere
5 4 (4.00%) Shibboleth
6 3 (3.00%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.00%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.00%) SCOM
3 3 (3.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.00%) SCCM
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.00%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Cisco
2 36 (36.00%) HP
3 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (19.00%) VMware
5 18 (18.00%) Juniper
5 18 (18.00%) McAfee
6 14 (14.00%) CheckPoint
6 14 (14.00%) Blue Coat
7 12 (12.00%) 3PAR
8 9 (9.00%) Oracle
9 8 (8.00%) Brocade
10 5 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.00%) NetApp
10 5 (5.00%) Citrix
10 5 (5.00%) Remedy
11 4 (4.00%) Nokia
11 4 (4.00%) EMC
11 4 (4.00%) Adobe
12 3 (3.00%) Intel
12 3 (3.00%) Websense
Farnborough
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