The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 57 70 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.95% 3.21% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.73% 16.39% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 42
Median daily rate £390 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £323 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £487 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 1
Median hourly rate £48.00 £46.42 £189.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% -75.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
387 427 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.01% 19.56% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 247 275
Median daily rate £375 £385 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 40
Median hourly rate £48.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.43 £47.83 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Southampton +24 34 £400 +6.66% 3
Portsmouth -14 8 £375 +15.38% 2
Basingstoke +1 4 £313 -9.09% 2
Gosport +9 3 £378 -28.09%
Fareham -14 2 £525 +47.88% 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 113 (89.68%) WAN
2 81 (64.29%) Cisco
3 68 (53.97%) Firewall
4 67 (53.17%) Security Cleared
5 65 (51.59%) SC Cleared
6 64 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (39.68%) Network Security
8 47 (37.30%) CCNP
9 42 (33.33%) VoIP
9 42 (33.33%) Wireless
10 40 (31.75%) Data Centre
11 38 (30.16%) CCNA
12 33 (26.19%) CheckPoint
12 33 (26.19%) Palo Alto
13 31 (24.60%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (23.81%) DNS
14 30 (23.81%) Windows
15 25 (19.84%) Active Directory
15 25 (19.84%) MPLS
15 25 (19.84%) BGP
16 24 (19.05%) Network Design
17 23 (18.25%) VMware
17 23 (18.25%) Juniper
18 22 (17.46%) OSPF
19 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
21 18 (14.29%) DHCP
21 18 (14.29%) ITIL
21 18 (14.29%) FortiGate
22 17 (13.49%) F5

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.59%) IIS
2 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.76%) MS Office
2 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (89.68%) WAN
2 68 (53.97%) Firewall
3 50 (39.68%) Network Security
4 42 (33.33%) VoIP
4 42 (33.33%) Wireless
5 31 (24.60%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (23.81%) DNS
7 25 (19.84%) BGP
7 25 (19.84%) MPLS
8 22 (17.46%) OSPF
9 18 (14.29%) DHCP
10 16 (12.70%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (11.11%) VPN
12 13 (10.32%) IP Telephony
12 13 (10.32%) IPsec
13 12 (9.52%) HSRP
13 12 (9.52%) VLAN
14 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
15 10 (7.94%) L2TP
15 10 (7.94%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.59%) GIS
3 2 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.79%) Lumira
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) JIRA
2 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.17%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (46.03%) Network Engineer
2 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 21 (16.67%) Architect
4 15 (11.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (11.90%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.56%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Network Support
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) .NET
1 3 (2.38%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.38%) XML
2 2 (1.59%) MFC
2 2 (1.59%) WCF
2 2 (1.59%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.79%) CSS
3 1 (0.79%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.76%) LPAR
3 5 (3.97%) Clustering
4 4 (3.17%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.79%) CCTV
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.79%) iSeries
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) RIA
7 1 (0.79%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.81%) Windows
2 17 (13.49%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.52%) Linux
4 7 (5.56%) Unix
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.17%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) Network Design
2 18 (14.29%) ITIL
3 13 (10.32%) Migration
4 11 (8.73%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.94%) Fault Management
6 8 (6.35%) Network Architecture
6 8 (6.35%) Service Management
7 7 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.56%) Security Patching
8 6 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.76%) Office Automation
8 6 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (3.97%) High Availability
9 5 (3.97%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (3.97%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 4 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.17%) ITSM
11 3 (2.38%) MVC
11 3 (2.38%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.14%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.17%) C++
4 3 (2.38%) C#
5 2 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.79%) Lisp
6 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (53.17%) Security Cleared
2 65 (51.59%) SC Cleared
3 64 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (37.30%) CCNP
5 38 (30.16%) CCNA
6 9 (7.14%) Degree
7 6 (4.76%) CCDP
7 6 (4.76%) CCIE
8 5 (3.97%) CCSE
9 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.38%) CCSA
10 3 (2.38%) MCSE
11 2 (1.59%) CWNA
11 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.59%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.59%) MCP
11 2 (1.59%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (19.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 8 (6.35%) SCOM
3 6 (4.76%) SCCM
3 6 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (3.97%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.97%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (3.97%) WSUS
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (64.29%) Cisco
2 33 (26.19%) CheckPoint
2 33 (26.19%) Palo Alto
3 23 (18.25%) Juniper
3 23 (18.25%) VMware
4 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
5 17 (13.49%) F5
6 11 (8.73%) HP
6 11 (8.73%) Intel Security
7 10 (7.94%) AlgoSec
7 10 (7.94%) Tufin
8 7 (5.56%) Brocade
8 7 (5.56%) IBM
8 7 (5.56%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.97%) Acronis
9 5 (3.97%) Remedy
9 5 (3.97%) Symantec
10 3 (2.38%) BMC
10 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.38%) SAP