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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 169 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +11
Contract jobs citing LAN 334 441 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.45% 1.90% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% 14.84% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 302 258
Median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £213 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.66 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.18% +68.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £14.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £81.80 £68.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
3306 2972 3118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.32% 12.77% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1910 1930
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 86 98
Median hourly rate £20.72 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 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
City of London -23 67 £463 +8.82% 17
Croydon -3 9 £470 -10.47% 1
Canary Wharf +3 3 £375 +3.44%
Bromley +2 2 - -
Docklands, London +13 1 - -
Chessington +4 1 - -
Hammersmith +2 1 £150 -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 593 (90.67%) WAN
2 349 (53.36%) Cisco
3 300 (45.87%) Firewall
4 227 (34.71%) Windows
5 180 (27.52%) Cisco Certification
6 169 (25.84%) Active Directory
7 164 (25.08%) Data Centre
8 162 (24.77%) TCP/IP
9 153 (23.39%) Wireless
10 147 (22.48%) VMware
11 136 (20.80%) CCNP
12 132 (20.18%) Microsoft
13 129 (19.72%) Finance
14 124 (18.96%) VPN
15 121 (18.50%) ITIL
16 114 (17.43%) DNS
17 109 (16.67%) Linux
18 98 (14.98%) MPLS
19 97 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
20 95 (14.53%) CheckPoint
20 95 (14.53%) CCNA
20 95 (14.53%) Windows Server
21 89 (13.61%) Citrix
21 89 (13.61%) VoIP
22 88 (13.46%) Network Security
23 76 (11.62%) Cisco ASA
23 76 (11.62%) SAN
24 70 (10.70%) Banking
25 69 (10.55%) Juniper
26 68 (10.40%) BGP

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 60 (9.17%) MS Exchange
2 27 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.67%) Apache
4 23 (3.52%) Skype for Business
5 20 (3.06%) IIS
6 18 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.83%) JBoss
8 12 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 12 (1.83%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.22%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.92%) Confluence
12 6 (0.92%) nginx
13 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.61%) MediaWiki
14 3 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 48 (7.34%) MS Office
2 40 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 22 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) HipChat
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) RMDS
2 2 (0.31%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.50%) Office 365
3 25 (3.82%) IaaS
3 25 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (3.67%) PaaS
5 13 (1.99%) SaaS
6 5 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 593 (90.67%) WAN
2 300 (45.87%) Firewall
3 162 (24.77%) TCP/IP
4 153 (23.39%) Wireless
5 124 (18.96%) VPN
6 114 (17.43%) DNS
7 98 (14.98%) MPLS
8 89 (13.61%) VoIP
9 88 (13.46%) Network Security
10 76 (11.62%) Cisco ASA
10 76 (11.62%) SAN
11 68 (10.40%) BGP
12 64 (9.79%) DHCP
13 60 (9.17%) OSPF
14 53 (8.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (6.27%) Internet
16 40 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (5.66%) WLAN
18 36 (5.50%) EIGRP
19 32 (4.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.14%) MySQL
3 10 (1.53%) Data Mining
3 10 (1.53%) Hadoop
3 10 (1.53%) HBase
4 5 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.31%) Big Data
6 2 (0.31%) DB2
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.15%) GIS
7 1 (0.15%) OLAP
7 1 (0.15%) OLTP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (4.28%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.22%) Artifactory
3 5 (0.76%) JIRA
4 4 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.61%) Hudson
4 4 (0.61%) Subversion
5 3 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.31%) 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
1 129 (19.72%) Finance
2 70 (10.70%) Banking
3 45 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.59%) Retail
5 22 (3.36%) Legal
6 10 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.07%) Advertising
8 6 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.92%) Marketing
9 4 (0.61%) French Language
10 3 (0.46%) Billing
10 3 (0.46%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Front Office
11 2 (0.31%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Publishing
11 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (23.24%) Network Engineer
2 123 (18.81%) Architect
3 54 (8.26%) Analyst
4 48 (7.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 46 (7.03%) Infrastructure Architect
6 43 (6.57%) Project Manager
7 42 (6.42%) Network Architect
8 40 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 38 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 38 (5.81%) Infrastructure Manager
10 33 (5.05%) Consultant
11 31 (4.74%) Support Engineer
12 29 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (3.52%) Security Engineer
14 22 (3.36%) Senior Network Engineer
15 21 (3.21%) Administrator
16 19 (2.91%) Network Security Engineer
16 19 (2.91%) Support Analyst
16 19 (2.91%) Voice Engineer
17 18 (2.75%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.35%) HTML
2 33 (5.05%) 802.1X
3 25 (3.82%) Middleware
4 18 (2.75%) XML
5 16 (2.45%) XSLT
6 10 (1.53%) .NET
6 10 (1.53%) CSS
7 8 (1.22%) HTML5
7 8 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
7 8 (1.22%) Rendezvous
8 7 (1.07%) Web Services
9 5 (0.76%) LAMP
10 3 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (0.46%) SOAP
11 2 (0.31%) Ajax
11 2 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.31%) ODBC
11 2 (0.31%) XHTML
11 2 (0.31%) XMPP
12 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 164 (25.08%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.20%) Clustering
3 26 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.36%) Public Cloud
6 17 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (2.29%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.68%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.53%) Replication
10 7 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.07%) iPhone
11 5 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.76%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.76%) PMI
11 5 (0.76%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.61%) Handset
12 4 (0.61%) PKI
12 4 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 227 (34.71%) Windows
2 109 (16.67%) Linux
3 95 (14.53%) Windows Server
4 63 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (7.95%) Unix
6 47 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (5.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (5.50%) Windows 7
9 29 (4.43%) Solaris
10 16 (2.45%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.68%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.53%) Android
12 10 (1.53%) Windows 10
12 10 (1.53%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.38%) CentOS
14 6 (0.92%) Debian
14 6 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (18.50%) ITIL
2 68 (10.40%) Migration
3 65 (9.94%) Change Management
4 54 (8.26%) Project Management
5 44 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (6.73%) Network Design
6 43 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (6.42%) High Availability
7 42 (6.42%) Load Balancing
8 38 (5.81%) SIEM
9 36 (5.50%) DevOps
10 33 (5.05%) Kalman Filter
11 32 (4.89%) Network Management
11 32 (4.89%) Network Monitoring
12 27 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.13%) PRINCE2
12 27 (4.13%) Vulnerability Management
13 25 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (3.06%) ITIL V3
14 20 (3.06%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 50 (7.65%) SQL
2 37 (5.66%) Python
3 34 (5.20%) PowerShell
4 33 (5.05%) Bash Shell
5 32 (4.89%) Perl
6 17 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.14%) PHP
8 13 (1.99%) Java
9 11 (1.68%) C#
9 11 (1.68%) C++
10 10 (1.53%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.61%) AppleScript
11 4 (0.61%) C
11 4 (0.61%) Ruby
11 4 (0.61%) VB
12 2 (0.31%) VBA
13 1 (0.15%) Korn
13 1 (0.15%) Lisp
13 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 180 (27.52%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (20.80%) CCNP
3 95 (14.53%) CCNA
4 64 (9.79%) CCIE
5 41 (6.27%) Security Cleared
6 34 (5.20%) SC Cleared
7 33 (5.05%) CCDP
7 33 (5.05%) Degree
8 19 (2.91%) CCSE
9 17 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (2.45%) PMP
11 14 (2.14%) PMI Certification
12 12 (1.83%) CCSA
13 11 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.53%) CCDE
14 10 (1.53%) CISSP
14 10 (1.53%) MCSE
15 8 (1.22%) MCP
16 7 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.13%) PCI DSS
2 24 (3.67%) SLA
3 22 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.83%) RMADS
5 5 (0.76%) QA
6 4 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.31%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 169 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 97 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.50%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.74%) vSphere
5 26 (3.98%) VMware ESX
6 23 (3.52%) Xen
7 20 (3.06%) NFS
7 20 (3.06%) XenApp
8 19 (2.91%) KVM
9 17 (2.60%) SRDF
10 16 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.68%) Firmware
11 11 (1.68%) XenDesktop
12 8 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (1.22%) vCloud
13 7 (1.07%) DFS Replication
13 7 (1.07%) XenServer
14 6 (0.92%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.76%) Samba
15 5 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 37 (5.66%) SCCM
2 32 (4.89%) Ansible
3 28 (4.28%) Puppet
4 18 (2.75%) Nagios
4 18 (2.75%) SCOM
5 17 (2.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 16 (2.45%) Nessus
7 13 (1.99%) Cacti
8 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
9 11 (1.68%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.38%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.38%) SmokePing
11 7 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.92%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.92%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.61%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 349 (53.36%) Cisco
2 147 (22.48%) VMware
3 132 (20.18%) Microsoft
4 95 (14.53%) CheckPoint
5 89 (13.61%) Citrix
6 69 (10.55%) Juniper
7 52 (7.95%) Oracle
8 49 (7.49%) F5
9 37 (5.66%) NetApp
10 34 (5.20%) HP
11 33 (5.05%) SolarWinds
12 32 (4.89%) EMC
13 30 (4.59%) Riverbed
14 29 (4.43%) NICE Systems
15 28 (4.28%) Remedy
16 25 (3.82%) IBM
16 25 (3.82%) Palo Alto
17 22 (3.36%) Aruba
18 18 (2.75%) TOWER Software
19 17 (2.60%) Intel
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