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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 159 143 118
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Contract jobs citing LAN 349 369 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 1.65% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 13.20% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 236 305
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £13.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.25 £49.00 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -11.25%
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
2880 2795 3079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.07% 12.51% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1903 1882 2084
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 85
Median hourly rate £32.89 £22.62 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.40% +11.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +11 48 £404 -0.30% 20
Croydon -8 15 £526 +102.40%
New Malden -6 6 - -
Hammersmith - 3 £375 -
Canary Wharf -3 2 £525 +5.00%
Harrow -4 2 £400 - 1
Brentford - 2 £175 -
Chessington - 2 £388 -
Twickenham +1 1 £120 -68.00%
Hounslow 0 1 - - 2
Docklands, London -2 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £325 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 573 (84.89%) WAN
2 367 (54.37%) Cisco
3 289 (42.81%) Firewall
4 204 (30.22%) Windows
5 175 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
6 165 (24.44%) Data Centre
7 163 (24.15%) VMware
8 160 (23.70%) VPN
9 158 (23.41%) TCP/IP
10 147 (21.78%) Wireless
11 140 (20.74%) Active Directory
12 135 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 130 (19.26%) CCNP
14 108 (16.00%) Finance
15 106 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
16 104 (15.41%) DNS
17 97 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 96 (14.22%) Security Cleared
19 93 (13.78%) Network Security
20 92 (13.63%) Linux
21 88 (13.04%) Citrix
22 87 (12.89%) SC Cleared
23 86 (12.74%) CheckPoint
24 85 (12.59%) ITIL
25 83 (12.30%) Windows Server
26 80 (11.85%) Juniper
26 80 (11.85%) CCNA
27 76 (11.26%) WLAN
28 75 (11.11%) DHCP
28 75 (11.11%) MPLS

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 42 (6.22%) MS Exchange
2 28 (4.15%) Apache
3 24 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.11%) IIS
5 20 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.81%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.37%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.22%) Skype for Business
9 14 (2.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
11 11 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (1.63%) JBoss
12 7 (1.04%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.59%) GroupWise
14 3 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.44%) CMS
14 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.30%) Drupal
15 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (6.37%) MS Office
2 38 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 22 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
1 2 (0.30%) RMDS
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.30%) Office 365
2 52 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (3.26%) IaaS
5 19 (2.81%) PaaS
6 18 (2.67%) SaaS
7 5 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.44%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.15%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 573 (84.89%) WAN
2 289 (42.81%) Firewall
3 160 (23.70%) VPN
4 158 (23.41%) TCP/IP
5 147 (21.78%) Wireless
6 106 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
7 104 (15.41%) DNS
8 93 (13.78%) Network Security
9 76 (11.26%) WLAN
10 75 (11.11%) DHCP
10 75 (11.11%) MPLS
11 73 (10.81%) Internet
12 72 (10.67%) SAN
13 68 (10.07%) BGP
14 60 (8.89%) OSPF
14 60 (8.89%) VoIP
15 53 (7.85%) Cisco Nexus
16 52 (7.70%) Wi-Fi
17 45 (6.67%) IPsec
18 39 (5.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.67%) Hadoop
3 13 (1.93%) HBase
3 13 (1.93%) MySQL
4 10 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.19%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.74%) DB2
7 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.44%) Redis
10 2 (0.30%) Big Data
10 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.04%) JIRA
3 5 (0.74%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.44%) Subversion
5 2 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.30%) Hudson
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 108 (16.00%) Finance
2 52 (7.70%) Banking
3 45 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.04%) Retail
5 14 (2.07%) Legal
6 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.74%) Back Office
7 5 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.59%) Advertising
8 4 (0.59%) Marketing
9 3 (0.44%) Billing
9 3 (0.44%) Games
9 3 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.30%) French Language
10 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 137 (20.30%) Network Engineer
2 132 (19.56%) Architect
3 52 (7.70%) Analyst
4 51 (7.56%) Support Engineer
5 48 (7.11%) Project Manager
6 47 (6.96%) Infrastructure Architect
6 47 (6.96%) Network Architect
7 43 (6.37%) Cisco Engineer
7 43 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 34 (5.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 33 (4.89%) Consultant
9 33 (4.89%) Infrastructure Manager
10 26 (3.85%) Security Engineer
10 26 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
11 24 (3.56%) Desktop Support
12 22 (3.26%) Network Security Engineer
12 22 (3.26%) Security Architect
13 21 (3.11%) Administrator
13 21 (3.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 21 (3.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.04%) 802.1X
2 23 (3.41%) HTML
2 23 (3.41%) Middleware
3 22 (3.26%) XML
4 21 (3.11%) Web Services
5 19 (2.81%) XSLT
6 12 (1.78%) ELK Stack
7 10 (1.48%) CSS
7 10 (1.48%) Rendezvous
8 9 (1.33%) .NET
9 8 (1.19%) HTML5
9 8 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 5 (0.74%) XMPP
11 4 (0.59%) SOAP
12 2 (0.30%) Ajax
12 2 (0.30%) LAMP
12 2 (0.30%) RESTful
12 2 (0.30%) XHTML
13 1 (0.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 165 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.11%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
5 17 (2.52%) Blackberry
6 14 (2.07%) Clustering
7 13 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (1.63%) Replication
9 9 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.33%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.19%) Online Banking
10 8 (1.19%) PMI
10 8 (1.19%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.04%) iPhone
11 7 (1.04%) NHS
11 7 (1.04%) PKI
12 6 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 204 (30.22%) Windows
2 92 (13.63%) Linux
3 83 (12.30%) Windows Server
4 55 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (5.93%) Windows 7
6 33 (4.89%) Unix
6 33 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (3.85%) Solaris
8 25 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (3.41%) Windows 8
10 20 (2.96%) Windows 10
11 15 (2.22%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.78%) Android
13 9 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.33%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.19%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.04%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.04%) SUSE
16 6 (0.89%) CentOS
17 3 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (12.59%) ITIL
2 67 (9.93%) Migration
2 67 (9.93%) Project Management
3 58 (8.59%) Change Management
4 47 (6.96%) Network Design
5 45 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 45 (6.67%) Service Management
6 44 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (6.07%) Load Balancing
8 40 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (5.93%) SIEM
9 38 (5.63%) DevOps
10 33 (4.89%) Security Operations
11 31 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
12 30 (4.44%) Vulnerability Management
13 25 (3.70%) High Availability
13 25 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
13 25 (3.70%) Network Management
13 25 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
14 24 (3.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.11%) SQL
2 17 (2.52%) Python
3 16 (2.37%) Java
4 14 (2.07%) PowerShell
5 13 (1.93%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.93%) PHP
5 13 (1.93%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.78%) Perl
7 10 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.48%) C++
8 8 (1.19%) C#
9 7 (1.04%) C
10 2 (0.30%) AppleScript
10 2 (0.30%) Ruby
11 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.15%) VB
11 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 175 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (19.26%) CCNP
3 96 (14.22%) Security Cleared
4 87 (12.89%) SC Cleared
5 80 (11.85%) CCNA
6 55 (8.15%) CCIE
7 27 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (3.56%) Degree
9 20 (2.96%) DV Cleared
10 19 (2.81%) MCSE
11 17 (2.52%) PMP
12 16 (2.37%) PMI Certification
13 15 (2.22%) CISSP
13 15 (2.22%) JNCIP
14 14 (2.07%) JNCIS
14 14 (2.07%) MCP
14 14 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 13 (1.93%) CCSE
16 12 (1.78%) MCSA
17 11 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.07%) PCI DSS
2 29 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.67%) SLA
4 17 (2.52%) RMADS
5 5 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.59%) QA
7 3 (0.44%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 140 (20.74%) Active Directory
2 97 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.93%) vSphere
5 28 (4.15%) XenApp
6 22 (3.26%) Xen
7 19 (2.81%) KVM
8 17 (2.52%) NFS
8 17 (2.52%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.37%) SRDF
10 14 (2.07%) XenDesktop
11 13 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (1.63%) Docker
13 11 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (1.48%) Firmware
15 9 (1.33%) vCloud
16 7 (1.04%) DFS Replication
16 7 (1.04%) ProxySG
17 6 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (5.48%) SCCM
2 27 (4.00%) Puppet
3 24 (3.56%) Ansible
3 24 (3.56%) Nessus
3 24 (3.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 21 (3.11%) FortiGate
5 13 (1.93%) SCOM
6 10 (1.48%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (1.48%) Nagios
7 9 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (1.33%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.19%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.04%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.04%) Cacti
9 7 (1.04%) OPNET
9 7 (1.04%) QRadar
9 7 (1.04%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.74%) Consul
10 5 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 367 (54.37%) Cisco
2 163 (24.15%) VMware
3 135 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 88 (13.04%) Citrix
5 86 (12.74%) CheckPoint
6 80 (11.85%) Juniper
7 46 (6.81%) Oracle
8 42 (6.22%) Palo Alto
9 41 (6.07%) NetApp
10 37 (5.48%) F5
11 36 (5.33%) Riverbed
12 34 (5.04%) HP
13 33 (4.89%) SolarWinds
14 32 (4.74%) IBM
15 30 (4.44%) Blue Coat
15 30 (4.44%) EMC
16 29 (4.30%) Aruba
17 28 (4.15%) Fortinet
18 24 (3.56%) AlienVault
19 22 (3.26%) Apple
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