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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 166 141 129
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 342 402 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.49% 1.74% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.37% 14.13% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 265 280
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 £246 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 18
Median hourly rate £17.55 £22.08 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.50% +35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.70 £83.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.72%
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
3299 2845 3196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.41% 12.33% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2123 1877 2050
Median daily rate £448 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.48% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 91
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -24 56 £425 - 23
Croydon -2 13 £483 -8.09%
Hammersmith +4 2 £288 -
Canary Wharf -3 2 £325 -10.34%
New Malden - 2 - -
Uxbridge +2 1 £350 +67.66%
Chessington - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £400 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 598 (90.47%) WAN
2 339 (51.29%) Cisco
3 291 (44.02%) Firewall
4 225 (34.04%) Windows
5 176 (26.63%) Cisco Certification
6 172 (26.02%) Active Directory
7 165 (24.96%) TCP/IP
8 160 (24.21%) Data Centre
9 148 (22.39%) VMware
10 140 (21.18%) Wireless
11 129 (19.52%) CCNP
12 128 (19.36%) VPN
12 128 (19.36%) Microsoft
13 127 (19.21%) Finance
14 121 (18.31%) ITIL
15 111 (16.79%) Linux
16 105 (15.89%) DNS
17 95 (14.37%) Windows Server
18 94 (14.22%) CCNA
18 94 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 90 (13.62%) MPLS
20 87 (13.16%) Network Security
21 86 (13.01%) Citrix
22 85 (12.86%) CheckPoint
23 82 (12.41%) Cisco ASA
24 74 (11.20%) SAN
25 73 (11.04%) VoIP
26 72 (10.89%) Migration
27 67 (10.14%) Banking
27 67 (10.14%) Juniper

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 58 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (3.63%) Apache
3 24 (3.63%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.18%) IIS
5 19 (2.87%) Skype for Business
6 18 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.12%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.82%) JBoss
10 11 (1.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (1.36%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (1.06%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.91%) nginx
15 5 (0.76%) Confluence
16 4 (0.61%) MediaWiki
17 3 (0.45%) Drupal
17 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 48 (7.26%) MS Office
2 40 (6.05%) MS Excel
3 24 (3.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.45%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) HipChat
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) RMDS
2 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.51%) Office 365
3 31 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (3.63%) IaaS
4 24 (3.63%) PaaS
5 17 (2.57%) SaaS
6 4 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.61%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 598 (90.47%) WAN
2 291 (44.02%) Firewall
3 165 (24.96%) TCP/IP
4 140 (21.18%) Wireless
5 128 (19.36%) VPN
6 105 (15.89%) DNS
7 90 (13.62%) MPLS
8 87 (13.16%) Network Security
9 82 (12.41%) Cisco ASA
10 74 (11.20%) SAN
11 73 (11.04%) VoIP
12 64 (9.68%) BGP
13 59 (8.93%) DHCP
14 57 (8.62%) OSPF
15 50 (7.56%) Internet
16 49 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
17 43 (6.51%) Wi-Fi
18 42 (6.35%) WLAN
19 34 (5.14%) Cisco IOS
20 33 (4.99%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.12%) MySQL
3 10 (1.51%) Data Mining
3 10 (1.51%) Hadoop
3 10 (1.51%) HBase
4 5 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.45%) Big Data
6 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (0.45%) DB2
6 3 (0.45%) Redis
7 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.15%) KDB
8 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.21%) Artifactory
3 5 (0.76%) JIRA
4 4 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.61%) Hudson
4 4 (0.61%) Subversion
5 3 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 127 (19.21%) Finance
2 67 (10.14%) Banking
3 45 (6.81%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.24%) Retail
5 24 (3.63%) Legal
6 10 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.91%) Marketing
8 4 (0.61%) Advertising
8 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.61%) French Language
9 3 (0.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.30%) Back Office
10 2 (0.30%) Front Office
10 2 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 135 (20.42%) Network Engineer
2 130 (19.67%) Architect
3 56 (8.47%) Analyst
4 47 (7.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 45 (6.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 43 (6.51%) Network Architect
7 42 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 42 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 41 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 36 (5.45%) Support Engineer
10 33 (4.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 30 (4.54%) Consultant
12 27 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (3.93%) Security Engineer
14 24 (3.63%) Administrator
14 24 (3.63%) Security Architect
15 22 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
16 20 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 18 (2.72%) Automation Engineer
18 17 (2.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.30%) HTML
2 31 (4.69%) 802.1X
3 25 (3.78%) Middleware
4 18 (2.72%) XML
5 16 (2.42%) XSLT
6 10 (1.51%) .NET
6 10 (1.51%) CSS
7 9 (1.36%) Web Services
8 8 (1.21%) HTML5
8 8 (1.21%) Natural Language Processing
8 8 (1.21%) Rendezvous
9 6 (0.91%) ELK Stack
10 5 (0.76%) LAMP
11 3 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (0.45%) SOAP
12 2 (0.30%) Ajax
12 2 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
12 2 (0.30%) ODBC
12 2 (0.30%) XHTML
12 2 (0.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 160 (24.21%) Data Centre
2 32 (4.84%) Clustering
3 31 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 16 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 13 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.66%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.36%) iPhone
10 9 (1.36%) Replication
11 8 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.91%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.76%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.76%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.61%) iSeries
14 4 (0.61%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 225 (34.04%) Windows
2 111 (16.79%) Linux
3 95 (14.37%) Windows Server
4 65 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (8.77%) Unix
6 47 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (4.84%) Windows 7
9 29 (4.39%) Solaris
10 13 (1.97%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.97%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.82%) Android
12 11 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.66%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.51%) CentOS
13 10 (1.51%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.36%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.91%) Debian
16 4 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (18.31%) ITIL
2 72 (10.89%) Migration
3 59 (8.93%) Change Management
4 54 (8.17%) Project Management
5 48 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (6.96%) Network Design
7 43 (6.51%) Load Balancing
7 43 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (6.35%) SIEM
9 40 (6.05%) High Availability
10 36 (5.45%) PRINCE2
11 34 (5.14%) DevOps
11 34 (5.14%) Kalman Filter
12 32 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
13 30 (4.54%) Service Management
14 29 (4.39%) Security Operations
15 28 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
17 25 (3.78%) Network Management
18 23 (3.48%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 52 (7.87%) SQL
2 38 (5.75%) Python
3 35 (5.30%) Bash Shell
4 32 (4.84%) Perl
5 31 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.12%) Java
7 14 (2.12%) PHP
8 10 (1.51%) C#
8 10 (1.51%) C++
8 10 (1.51%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.61%) AppleScript
9 4 (0.61%) C
9 4 (0.61%) Ruby
10 3 (0.45%) VB
11 2 (0.30%) VBA
12 1 (0.15%) Korn
12 1 (0.15%) Lisp
12 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 176 (26.63%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (19.52%) CCNP
3 94 (14.22%) CCNA
4 58 (8.77%) CCIE
5 54 (8.17%) Security Cleared
6 48 (7.26%) SC Cleared
7 29 (4.39%) Degree
8 22 (3.33%) CCDP
9 18 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (2.57%) PMP
11 16 (2.42%) CCSE
12 15 (2.27%) PMI Certification
13 14 (2.12%) CISSP
13 14 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.82%) CCSA
15 11 (1.66%) DV Cleared
15 11 (1.66%) MCSE
16 10 (1.51%) CCDE
16 10 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (1.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 28 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.42%) RMADS
3 16 (2.42%) SLA
4 6 (0.91%) QA
5 3 (0.45%) COBIT
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 172 (26.02%) Active Directory
2 94 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.05%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.30%) vSphere
5 24 (3.63%) VMware ESX
6 23 (3.48%) Xen
7 21 (3.18%) NFS
7 21 (3.18%) XenApp
8 19 (2.87%) KVM
9 17 (2.57%) SRDF
10 16 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.82%) XenDesktop
12 11 (1.66%) Firmware
13 10 (1.51%) vCloud
14 8 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (1.06%) DFS Replication
15 7 (1.06%) XenServer
16 6 (0.91%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.76%) Docker
17 5 (0.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 41 (6.20%) SCCM
2 31 (4.69%) Ansible
3 27 (4.08%) Puppet
4 20 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 19 (2.87%) Nessus
6 18 (2.72%) Nagios
7 17 (2.57%) SCOM
8 14 (2.12%) FortiGate
9 13 (1.97%) Cacti
10 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (1.36%) SCVMM
12 9 (1.36%) SmokePing
13 7 (1.06%) AirWatch
13 7 (1.06%) QRadar
14 6 (0.91%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.76%) WSUS
16 4 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
16 4 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 339 (51.29%) Cisco
2 148 (22.39%) VMware
3 128 (19.36%) Microsoft
4 86 (13.01%) Citrix
5 85 (12.86%) CheckPoint
6 67 (10.14%) Juniper
7 51 (7.72%) Oracle
8 48 (7.26%) F5
9 38 (5.75%) NetApp
10 33 (4.99%) HP
11 32 (4.84%) IBM
11 32 (4.84%) Riverbed
12 31 (4.69%) SolarWinds
13 30 (4.54%) EMC
14 26 (3.93%) Palo Alto
15 23 (3.48%) Aruba
16 19 (2.87%) AlienVault
17 18 (2.72%) Apple
17 18 (2.72%) NICE Systems
17 18 (2.72%) Remedy
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