The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 163 112 182
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +70
Contract jobs citing LAN 317 458 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 1.99% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.95% 14.90% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 318 201
Median daily rate £439 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 10
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.36% -9.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £17.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
LAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2895 3073 2783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 13.38% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2014 1863
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 81
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in London

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in London

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in London

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in London

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in London

LAN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
City of London -5 60 £450 +5.88% 24
Harrow -7 6 £420 +40.00%
Croydon -3 5 £413 +135.71% 2
Bromley -11 2 £275 +59.42%
Uxbridge +6 1 £375 -
Hounslow -4 1 £260 -36.96%
Enfield - 1 £160 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 587 (86.96%) WAN
2 356 (52.74%) Cisco
3 305 (45.19%) Firewall
4 219 (32.44%) Windows
5 213 (31.56%) Cisco Certification
6 172 (25.48%) CCNP
7 165 (24.44%) Wireless
8 161 (23.85%) VPN
9 157 (23.26%) Active Directory
10 152 (22.52%) TCP/IP
11 143 (21.19%) Finance
12 142 (21.04%) ITIL
13 128 (18.96%) Microsoft
14 125 (18.52%) VMware
15 120 (17.78%) Data Centre
16 115 (17.04%) Network Security
17 110 (16.30%) CheckPoint
18 108 (16.00%) DNS
19 104 (15.41%) Linux
20 97 (14.37%) MPLS
20 97 (14.37%) VoIP
20 97 (14.37%) CCNA
21 94 (13.93%) Juniper
22 85 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
23 79 (11.70%) OSPF
24 78 (11.56%) BGP
25 76 (11.26%) Citrix
26 73 (10.81%) SAN
26 73 (10.81%) DHCP
27 72 (10.67%) Project Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 61 (9.04%) MS Exchange
2 30 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 24 (3.56%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.81%) Apache
7 18 (2.67%) IIS
8 16 (2.37%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.63%) IBM Notes
10 10 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.19%) JBoss
12 8 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (1.19%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (0.74%) Confluence
14 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.59%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 71 (10.52%) MS Office
2 34 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.78%) MS Project
5 6 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.74%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.30%) HipChat
8 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) RMDS
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.44%) Office 365
3 24 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.81%) IaaS
5 18 (2.67%) PaaS
6 9 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.04%) Mimecast
7 7 (1.04%) SaaS
8 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.30%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.30%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 587 (86.96%) WAN
2 305 (45.19%) Firewall
3 165 (24.44%) Wireless
4 161 (23.85%) VPN
5 152 (22.52%) TCP/IP
6 115 (17.04%) Network Security
7 108 (16.00%) DNS
8 97 (14.37%) MPLS
8 97 (14.37%) VoIP
9 79 (11.70%) OSPF
10 78 (11.56%) BGP
11 73 (10.81%) DHCP
11 73 (10.81%) SAN
12 62 (9.19%) Cisco ASA
13 54 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 40 (5.93%) Internet
15 37 (5.48%) EIGRP
16 34 (5.04%) Cisco Wireless
17 33 (4.89%) Cisco IOS
18 30 (4.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.19%) Hadoop
2 8 (1.19%) HBase
2 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.04%) MySQL
4 5 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.30%) Big Data
6 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.30%) QlikView
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.15%) KDB
7 1 (0.15%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.19%) Artifactory
3 7 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.30%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.30%) JIRA
4 2 (0.30%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.15%) Gradle
5 1 (0.15%) Hudson
5 1 (0.15%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.15%) Maven
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 143 (21.19%) Finance
2 58 (8.59%) Banking
3 45 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 33 (4.89%) Retail
5 24 (3.56%) Legal
6 17 (2.52%) Law
7 10 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.19%) Advertising
8 8 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.19%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.74%) Games
10 4 (0.59%) Marketing
11 3 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.44%) Front Office
11 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Indonesian Language
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (27.41%) Network Engineer
2 98 (14.52%) Architect
3 64 (9.48%) Analyst
4 53 (7.85%) Project Manager
5 50 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 44 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 42 (6.22%) Senior Network Engineer
8 41 (6.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 37 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 34 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
11 32 (4.74%) Infrastructure Manager
11 32 (4.74%) Security Engineer
12 31 (4.59%) Support Engineer
13 27 (4.00%) Network Architect
14 25 (3.70%) Network Analyst
14 25 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
14 25 (3.70%) Support Analyst
15 22 (3.26%) Network Manager
16 21 (3.11%) Consultant
17 18 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.26%) 802.1X
1 22 (3.26%) HTML
2 17 (2.52%) Middleware
3 10 (1.48%) Web Services
4 9 (1.33%) XML
5 7 (1.04%) Rendezvous
6 6 (0.89%) XSLT
7 5 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.59%) Java EE
9 3 (0.44%) .NET
9 3 (0.44%) LAMP
10 2 (0.30%) boto
10 2 (0.30%) CSS
10 2 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.30%) ODBC
10 2 (0.30%) SOAP
10 2 (0.30%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.15%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.15%) OAuth
11 1 (0.15%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 120 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 33 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.74%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 23 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 21 (3.11%) Clustering
6 21 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.07%) PMI
8 11 (1.63%) BYOD
8 11 (1.63%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.19%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.04%) Replication
10 7 (1.04%) Statistics
11 6 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.89%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.89%) User Experience
12 5 (0.74%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.74%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 219 (32.44%) Windows
2 104 (15.41%) Linux
3 71 (10.52%) Windows Server
4 57 (8.44%) Unix
4 57 (8.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 39 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (5.33%) Windows XP
8 34 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (3.26%) Solaris
10 16 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.63%) CentOS
11 11 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.48%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.33%) Android
14 8 (1.19%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.04%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.04%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.89%) SUSE
17 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (21.04%) ITIL
2 72 (10.67%) Project Management
3 66 (9.78%) Migration
4 58 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (6.96%) PRINCE2
5 47 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (6.81%) Network Monitoring
7 41 (6.07%) Network Design
8 40 (5.93%) Change Management
9 36 (5.33%) High Availability
10 35 (5.19%) Load Balancing
11 31 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
12 29 (4.30%) Network Management
13 28 (4.15%) Service Management
14 27 (4.00%) DevOps
15 24 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (3.56%) Risk Management
16 22 (3.26%) SIEM
17 21 (3.11%) Network Architecture
17 21 (3.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.52%) SQL
2 36 (5.33%) Python
3 29 (4.30%) Bash Shell
4 28 (4.15%) PowerShell
5 26 (3.85%) Perl
6 15 (2.22%) Java
7 10 (1.48%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.19%) C
9 7 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.59%) Lisp
10 4 (0.59%) VB
11 3 (0.44%) C#
12 2 (0.30%) AppleScript
12 2 (0.30%) C++
12 2 (0.30%) Ruby
12 2 (0.30%) VBA
13 1 (0.15%) Korn
13 1 (0.15%) PHP
13 1 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 213 (31.56%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (25.48%) CCNP
3 97 (14.37%) CCNA
4 60 (8.89%) CCIE
5 57 (8.44%) Security Cleared
6 45 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 38 (5.63%) Degree
8 36 (5.33%) CCDP
9 27 (4.00%) CISSP
10 21 (3.11%) PMI Certification
11 18 (2.67%) CCSE
12 17 (2.52%) JNCIP
12 17 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (1.93%) CISM
13 13 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.93%) MCSE
14 12 (1.78%) PMP
15 11 (1.63%) DV Cleared
15 11 (1.63%) MCP
16 9 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.89%) SLA
2 9 (1.33%) QA
3 8 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 157 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 85 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.41%) vSphere
5 19 (2.81%) VMware ESX
6 18 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.07%) NFS
8 11 (1.63%) SRDF
8 11 (1.63%) Xen
8 11 (1.63%) XenApp
9 10 (1.48%) KVM
10 7 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.04%) ProxySG
10 7 (1.04%) Snort
11 5 (0.74%) Firmware
11 5 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.74%) Veritas File System
11 5 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (4.74%) SCCM
2 25 (3.70%) Ansible
3 20 (2.96%) FortiGate
3 20 (2.96%) Puppet
4 11 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (1.33%) Nagios
5 9 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.19%) BladeLogic
6 8 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.89%) Cacti
7 6 (0.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (0.89%) Proventia
7 6 (0.89%) SCOM
7 6 (0.89%) vMotion
8 5 (0.74%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (0.74%) MIMEsweeper
8 5 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 356 (52.74%) Cisco
2 128 (18.96%) Microsoft
3 125 (18.52%) VMware
4 110 (16.30%) CheckPoint
5 94 (13.93%) Juniper
6 76 (11.26%) Citrix
7 55 (8.15%) F5
8 43 (6.37%) Oracle
9 39 (5.78%) HP
10 34 (5.04%) SolarWinds
11 30 (4.44%) Riverbed
12 29 (4.30%) Remedy
13 28 (4.15%) NetApp
14 26 (3.85%) NICE Systems
15 25 (3.70%) Blue Coat
16 23 (3.41%) Forcepoint
17 21 (3.11%) EMC
17 21 (3.11%) Red Hat
18 20 (2.96%) Palo Alto
19 19 (2.81%) Aruba
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKas International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Glyndwr University
Rate: From £23,620 to £27,329 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £600 - £870 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago