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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 161 113 142
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +29
Contract jobs citing LAN 335 474 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 2.01% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.40% 15.45% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 331 236
Median daily rate £450 £363 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Median hourly rate £18.55 £18.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.66 £79.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
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
3221 3067 2914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.55% 13.02% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2000 1815
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 105 92
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.68 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -12 68 £475 +11.76% 20
Canary Wharf - 3 £375 -
Bromley -1 2 - -
Docklands, London +14 1 - -
Chessington +4 1 - -
Croydon -17 1 £550 +4.76% 1
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 614 (88.09%) WAN
2 351 (50.36%) Cisco
3 306 (43.90%) Firewall
4 253 (36.30%) Windows
5 197 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
6 189 (27.12%) Active Directory
7 167 (23.96%) Wireless
8 154 (22.09%) CCNP
8 154 (22.09%) Data Centre
9 153 (21.95%) VMware
10 151 (21.66%) TCP/IP
11 145 (20.80%) VPN
12 141 (20.23%) Finance
13 134 (19.23%) Microsoft
14 131 (18.79%) ITIL
15 124 (17.79%) Linux
16 117 (16.79%) DNS
17 115 (16.50%) CheckPoint
18 102 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
19 100 (14.35%) CCNA
20 99 (14.20%) MPLS
20 99 (14.20%) Windows Server
21 98 (14.06%) Citrix
21 98 (14.06%) VoIP
22 92 (13.20%) Network Security
23 89 (12.77%) SAN
24 72 (10.33%) BGP
24 72 (10.33%) Project Management
25 71 (10.19%) Banking
26 69 (9.90%) OSPF

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 65 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 32 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (4.16%) SharePoint
4 28 (4.02%) Apache
5 27 (3.87%) IIS
6 26 (3.73%) Tomcat
7 23 (3.30%) Skype for Business
8 17 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (2.30%) JBoss
10 14 (2.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 13 (1.87%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.72%) OpenStack
13 11 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (1.00%) Confluence
15 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (1.00%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.86%) nginx
16 6 (0.86%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 67 (9.61%) MS Office
2 43 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.57%) MS Project
6 3 (0.43%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) HipChat
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) RMDS
2 2 (0.29%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 67 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.31%) Office 365
3 27 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (3.01%) IaaS
5 20 (2.87%) PaaS
6 9 (1.29%) SaaS
7 8 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.00%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.29%) GitHub
10 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 614 (88.09%) WAN
2 306 (43.90%) Firewall
3 167 (23.96%) Wireless
4 151 (21.66%) TCP/IP
5 145 (20.80%) VPN
6 117 (16.79%) DNS
7 99 (14.20%) MPLS
8 98 (14.06%) VoIP
9 92 (13.20%) Network Security
10 89 (12.77%) SAN
11 72 (10.33%) BGP
12 69 (9.90%) OSPF
13 67 (9.61%) DHCP
14 61 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
15 46 (6.60%) Cisco Nexus
16 44 (6.31%) Wi-Fi
17 39 (5.60%) VLAN
18 36 (5.16%) NAS
19 35 (5.02%) EIGRP
19 35 (5.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.87%) Hadoop
2 13 (1.87%) HBase
3 10 (1.43%) MySQL
4 7 (1.00%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.29%) Big Data
7 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.29%) DB2
7 2 (0.29%) OLTP
7 2 (0.29%) QlikView
7 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.14%) OLAP
8 1 (0.14%) Redis
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (4.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.15%) Artifactory
3 7 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.72%) JIRA
5 4 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.57%) Hudson
5 4 (0.57%) Subversion
6 3 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 141 (20.23%) Finance
2 71 (10.19%) Banking
3 50 (7.17%) Telecoms
4 33 (4.73%) Retail
5 26 (3.73%) Legal
6 10 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.29%) Advertising
8 8 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.86%) Marketing
10 5 (0.72%) Games
11 4 (0.57%) Back Office
11 4 (0.57%) French Language
11 4 (0.57%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.29%) Front Office
13 2 (0.29%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (22.67%) Network Engineer
2 142 (20.37%) Architect
3 67 (9.61%) Infrastructure Architect
4 55 (7.89%) Analyst
4 55 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 45 (6.46%) Cisco Engineer
6 44 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (5.60%) Infrastructure Manager
8 38 (5.45%) Network Architect
9 37 (5.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 36 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
11 34 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
12 33 (4.73%) Support Engineer
13 32 (4.59%) Consultant
14 25 (3.59%) Security Engineer
15 24 (3.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 21 (3.01%) Administrator
16 21 (3.01%) Support Analyst
17 20 (2.87%) Network Manager
18 19 (2.73%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.16%) HTML
2 30 (4.30%) 802.1X
3 28 (4.02%) Middleware
4 20 (2.87%) XML
5 16 (2.30%) XSLT
6 13 (1.87%) Web Services
7 11 (1.58%) Rendezvous
8 8 (1.15%) .NET
8 8 (1.15%) CSS
9 6 (0.86%) HTML5
9 6 (0.86%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (0.72%) LAMP
10 5 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.57%) SOAP
12 3 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
13 2 (0.29%) Ajax
13 2 (0.29%) boto
13 2 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
13 2 (0.29%) ODBC
13 2 (0.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 154 (22.09%) Data Centre
2 34 (4.88%) Clustering
3 31 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.44%) Public Cloud
5 20 (2.87%) Blackberry
6 19 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.58%) BYOD
8 11 (1.58%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.58%) Replication
9 10 (1.43%) PMI
10 7 (1.00%) iPhone
10 7 (1.00%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.00%) User Experience
11 5 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.72%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.57%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 253 (36.30%) Windows
2 124 (17.79%) Linux
3 99 (14.20%) Windows Server
4 65 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (8.32%) Unix
6 50 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (6.31%) Windows 7
8 42 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (4.73%) Solaris
10 24 (3.44%) Windows XP
11 16 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.87%) Windows 10
13 12 (1.72%) Android
14 10 (1.43%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.43%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.29%) CentOS
15 9 (1.29%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.86%) Debian
16 6 (0.86%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (18.79%) ITIL
2 72 (10.33%) Project Management
3 62 (8.90%) Migration
4 52 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (7.17%) Change Management
6 50 (7.17%) High Availability
7 42 (6.03%) Load Balancing
8 40 (5.74%) DevOps
9 39 (5.60%) Network Design
10 38 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
11 35 (5.02%) PRINCE2
12 30 (4.30%) Network Management
13 28 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (3.73%) SIEM
15 22 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
16 21 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (3.01%) Information Security
16 21 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (3.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (8.03%) SQL
2 39 (5.60%) Python
3 35 (5.02%) PowerShell
4 33 (4.73%) Bash Shell
5 31 (4.45%) Perl
6 18 (2.58%) Java
7 14 (2.01%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.72%) PHP
10 9 (1.29%) C#
10 9 (1.29%) C++
11 4 (0.57%) AppleScript
11 4 (0.57%) C
11 4 (0.57%) Ruby
11 4 (0.57%) VB
12 2 (0.29%) VBA
13 1 (0.14%) Korn
13 1 (0.14%) Lisp
13 1 (0.14%) Tcl
13 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 197 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
2 154 (22.09%) CCNP
3 100 (14.35%) CCNA
4 62 (8.90%) CCIE
5 46 (6.60%) Degree
6 35 (5.02%) Security Cleared
7 34 (4.88%) CCDP
8 26 (3.73%) SC Cleared
9 21 (3.01%) CCSE
10 19 (2.73%) PMI Certification
11 17 (2.44%) CISSP
11 17 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (2.30%) PMP
13 14 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.72%) CCSA
15 11 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.43%) CCDE
16 10 (1.43%) MCSE
17 9 (1.29%) MCP
18 8 (1.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.88%) SLA
2 13 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.15%) QA
5 6 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 189 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 102 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (5.02%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.59%) VMware ESX
5 26 (3.73%) vSphere
6 24 (3.44%) Xen
7 23 (3.30%) NFS
8 21 (3.01%) XenApp
9 20 (2.87%) SRDF
10 19 (2.73%) KVM
11 16 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (1.58%) XenDesktop
14 10 (1.43%) Firmware
15 8 (1.15%) DFS Replication
16 7 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (1.00%) vCloud
16 7 (1.00%) XenServer
17 6 (0.86%) VMware Server
18 5 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (6.60%) SCCM
2 34 (4.88%) Ansible
3 29 (4.16%) Puppet
4 16 (2.30%) FortiGate
4 16 (2.30%) SCOM
5 14 (2.01%) Nagios
6 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (1.43%) Cacti
8 9 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (1.29%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.15%) BladeLogic
9 8 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.15%) SmokePing
10 7 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (0.72%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
12 5 (0.72%) TrustSec
12 5 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 351 (50.36%) Cisco
2 153 (21.95%) VMware
3 134 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 115 (16.50%) CheckPoint
5 98 (14.06%) Citrix
6 65 (9.33%) Juniper
7 58 (8.32%) Oracle
8 49 (7.03%) F5
9 44 (6.31%) NetApp
10 42 (6.03%) HP
11 39 (5.60%) EMC
12 32 (4.59%) SolarWinds
13 29 (4.16%) NICE Systems
13 29 (4.16%) Remedy
14 28 (4.02%) IBM
14 28 (4.02%) Riverbed
15 22 (3.16%) Aruba
15 22 (3.16%) Palo Alto
16 20 (2.87%) Intel
17 19 (2.73%) Red Hat
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