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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / London
Rank 152 137 139
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 319 366 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.67% 1.75% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.05% 13.78% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 228 248
Median daily rate £380 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £221 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +55.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £17.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.50 £50.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -9.27%

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
2445 2656 2763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.68% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1728 1856
Median daily rate £430 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 76 65
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.20 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +26 63 £400 - 23
Croydon -2 11 £528 +102.88%
Bromley +3 2 £325 +36.84%
New Malden -7 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £600 -
Hammersmith - 2 £258 -
Chessington - 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £175 -
Twickenham 0 1 £120 -68.00%
Harrow 0 1 £438 -
Hounslow 0 1 - -
Hillingdon -1 1 £375 +154.23%
Canary Wharf -6 1 £675 +28.57%
Romford - 1 £145 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 559 (84.70%) WAN
2 386 (58.48%) Cisco
3 315 (47.73%) Firewall
4 203 (30.76%) Windows
5 180 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 170 (25.76%) VMware
7 168 (25.45%) TCP/IP
8 153 (23.18%) VPN
8 153 (23.18%) Data Centre
9 152 (23.03%) Wireless
10 136 (20.61%) Active Directory
11 135 (20.45%) Microsoft
12 128 (19.39%) CCNP
13 114 (17.27%) Finance
14 113 (17.12%) DNS
15 99 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
16 97 (14.70%) Security Cleared
17 96 (14.55%) ITIL
18 95 (14.39%) Citrix
19 93 (14.09%) Internet
19 93 (14.09%) MPLS
19 93 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 93 (14.09%) Network Security
20 90 (13.64%) CCNA
21 89 (13.48%) Juniper
21 89 (13.48%) SC Cleared
22 86 (13.03%) DHCP
22 86 (13.03%) Linux
22 86 (13.03%) CheckPoint
23 80 (12.12%) Windows Server

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 37 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 27 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.79%) Apache
4 20 (3.03%) IIS
5 19 (2.88%) Skype for Business
6 18 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.58%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.36%) JBoss
9 9 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.76%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.61%) CMS
12 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.61%) GroupWise
12 4 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.30%) Drupal
14 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 33 (5.00%) MS Office
2 17 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (7.58%) Office 365
3 49 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (4.70%) IaaS
5 26 (3.94%) PaaS
6 23 (3.48%) SaaS
7 11 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.61%) Akamai
11 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.15%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 559 (84.70%) WAN
2 315 (47.73%) Firewall
3 168 (25.45%) TCP/IP
4 153 (23.18%) VPN
5 152 (23.03%) Wireless
6 113 (17.12%) DNS
7 99 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 93 (14.09%) Internet
8 93 (14.09%) MPLS
8 93 (14.09%) Network Security
9 86 (13.03%) DHCP
10 76 (11.52%) WLAN
11 72 (10.91%) SAN
12 68 (10.30%) VoIP
13 65 (9.85%) BGP
14 58 (8.79%) OSPF
15 48 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
16 46 (6.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 44 (6.67%) Ethernet
18 35 (5.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.42%) Hadoop
3 9 (1.36%) HBase
3 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.21%) MySQL
5 7 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.45%) Big Data
7 3 (0.45%) DB2
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.30%) Redis
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.15%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.36%) JIRA
3 7 (1.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.30%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.30%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.15%) Maven
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 114 (17.27%) Finance
2 52 (7.88%) Banking
3 38 (5.76%) Retail
3 38 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.42%) Legal
5 11 (1.67%) Back Office
6 6 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.76%) Advertising
7 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.61%) Games
8 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.45%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Billing
10 2 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 105 (15.91%) Architect
3 62 (9.39%) Analyst
4 47 (7.12%) Support Engineer
5 45 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 40 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
7 37 (5.61%) Infrastructure Architect
8 36 (5.45%) Network Architect
9 34 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
10 33 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 31 (4.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 26 (3.94%) Desktop Support
13 25 (3.79%) Administrator
13 25 (3.79%) Consultant
14 22 (3.33%) Security Engineer
15 21 (3.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 19 (2.88%) LAN Engineer
16 19 (2.88%) Support Analyst
17 18 (2.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.79%) 802.1X
2 22 (3.33%) Web Services
3 19 (2.88%) Middleware
4 16 (2.42%) HTML
5 14 (2.12%) ELK Stack
6 13 (1.97%) XML
7 10 (1.52%) XSLT
8 7 (1.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 7 (1.06%) Rendezvous
9 5 (0.76%) SOAP
9 5 (0.76%) XMPP
10 4 (0.61%) .NET
10 4 (0.61%) CSS
11 2 (0.30%) Ajax
11 2 (0.30%) HTML5
11 2 (0.30%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.30%) RESTful
11 2 (0.30%) XHTML
12 1 (0.15%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 153 (23.18%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 39 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.24%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 15 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (1.97%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.82%) Clustering
9 10 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.36%) NHS
10 9 (1.36%) PKI
10 9 (1.36%) PMI
11 8 (1.21%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.06%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.76%) CMDB
14 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 203 (30.76%) Windows
2 86 (13.03%) Linux
3 80 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 46 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (6.52%) Windows 7
6 35 (5.30%) Unix
7 31 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (3.33%) Solaris
10 21 (3.18%) Windows 8
11 20 (3.03%) Windows 10
12 13 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.82%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.21%) Android
15 7 (1.06%) SUSE
16 6 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.45%) CentOS
19 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (14.55%) ITIL
2 66 (10.00%) Project Management
3 61 (9.24%) Migration
4 53 (8.03%) Change Management
5 52 (7.88%) Service Management
6 50 (7.58%) PRINCE2
7 45 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 44 (6.67%) Network Design
9 40 (6.06%) DevOps
10 36 (5.45%) SIEM
11 35 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (4.85%) Security Operations
13 29 (4.39%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (4.24%) Vulnerability Management
15 26 (3.94%) Identity Access Management
16 25 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (3.64%) Information Security
18 23 (3.48%) Patch Management
19 22 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.12%) SQL
2 19 (2.88%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.27%) Python
4 13 (1.97%) Perl
5 12 (1.82%) Java
6 10 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.21%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.06%) C
9 5 (0.76%) PHP
10 4 (0.61%) C++
11 2 (0.30%) C#
11 2 (0.30%) Korn
11 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.15%) Lisp
12 1 (0.15%) Ruby
12 1 (0.15%) Tcl
12 1 (0.15%) VB
12 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 180 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (19.39%) CCNP
3 97 (14.70%) Security Cleared
4 90 (13.64%) CCNA
5 89 (13.48%) SC Cleared
6 60 (9.09%) CCIE
7 38 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (5.00%) MCSE
9 21 (3.18%) DV Cleared
10 18 (2.73%) Degree
10 18 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (2.58%) JNCIS
11 17 (2.58%) PMI Certification
11 17 (2.58%) PMP
12 16 (2.42%) JNCIP
13 15 (2.27%) MCP
14 14 (2.12%) CISSP
15 12 (1.82%) CCDP
15 12 (1.82%) MCDST
16 11 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.76%) PCI DSS
2 29 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.58%) RMADS
4 15 (2.27%) SLA
5 6 (0.91%) QA
5 6 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.30%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) BS25999
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 136 (20.61%) Active Directory
2 93 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (7.12%) Hyper-V
4 36 (5.45%) vSphere
5 18 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (2.27%) KVM
6 15 (2.27%) XenApp
7 13 (1.97%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.82%) Xen
9 11 (1.67%) Docker
9 11 (1.67%) NFS
10 10 (1.52%) Firmware
10 10 (1.52%) SRDF
11 8 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (1.06%) vCloud
13 6 (0.91%) ProxySG
14 5 (0.76%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.61%) NDS
15 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (4.70%) SCCM
2 24 (3.64%) Nessus
2 24 (3.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 22 (3.33%) Ansible
3 22 (3.33%) Puppet
4 19 (2.88%) FortiGate
5 11 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (1.67%) Nagios
6 10 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.36%) AirWatch
7 9 (1.36%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.21%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.06%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (1.06%) Consul
9 7 (1.06%) Packer
9 7 (1.06%) Rsyslog
9 7 (1.06%) Terraform
9 7 (1.06%) yum
10 6 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 386 (58.48%) Cisco
2 170 (25.76%) VMware
3 135 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 95 (14.39%) Citrix
5 89 (13.48%) Juniper
6 86 (13.03%) CheckPoint
7 53 (8.03%) Oracle
8 42 (6.36%) Palo Alto
9 35 (5.30%) HP
10 34 (5.15%) F5
11 30 (4.55%) Riverbed
12 28 (4.24%) Aruba
12 28 (4.24%) Fortinet
13 27 (4.09%) EMC
13 27 (4.09%) SolarWinds
14 25 (3.79%) Blue Coat
15 24 (3.64%) AlienVault
15 24 (3.64%) Avaya
15 24 (3.64%) IBM
15 24 (3.64%) NetApp
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