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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 163 115 167
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +52
Contract jobs citing LAN 318 459 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.47% 1.96% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.55% 14.78% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 308 206
Median daily rate £450 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £174 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £47.15 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+27.16% +15.71%
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
3013 3106 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.96% 13.26% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 2004 1801
Median daily rate £430 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 96 80
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +6 65 £469 +17.18% 19
Bromley -7 2 - -
Croydon -13 2 £450 +157.14% 3
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
Hounslow -2 1 £260 -9.56%
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 592 (88.76%) WAN
2 351 (52.62%) Cisco
3 296 (44.38%) Firewall
4 238 (35.68%) Windows
5 204 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
6 173 (25.94%) Active Directory
7 164 (24.59%) CCNP
8 159 (23.84%) Wireless
9 148 (22.19%) VPN
10 147 (22.04%) ITIL
11 146 (21.89%) VMware
12 139 (20.84%) TCP/IP
13 137 (20.54%) Data Centre
14 135 (20.24%) Finance
15 129 (19.34%) Microsoft
16 120 (17.99%) Linux
17 103 (15.44%) DNS
18 102 (15.29%) VoIP
18 102 (15.29%) CheckPoint
19 101 (15.14%) MPLS
20 99 (14.84%) Network Security
20 99 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
21 96 (14.39%) CCNA
21 96 (14.39%) Citrix
22 85 (12.74%) SAN
23 84 (12.59%) Windows Server
24 78 (11.69%) Juniper
25 73 (10.94%) BGP
26 71 (10.64%) OSPF
27 66 (9.90%) Project Management

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 66 (9.90%) MS Exchange
2 33 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.05%) Apache
5 26 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 23 (3.45%) IIS
6 23 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 17 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 13 (1.95%) JBoss
9 13 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.80%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (1.35%) IBM Notes
13 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (1.05%) Confluence
15 6 (0.90%) nginx
16 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (9.30%) MS Office
2 38 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.35%) MS Project
5 6 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.45%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) HipChat
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) RMDS
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.95%) Office 365
3 21 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.55%) IaaS
4 17 (2.55%) PaaS
5 8 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.05%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.90%) SaaS
8 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.30%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.30%) GitHub
9 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 592 (88.76%) WAN
2 296 (44.38%) Firewall
3 159 (23.84%) Wireless
4 148 (22.19%) VPN
5 139 (20.84%) TCP/IP
6 103 (15.44%) DNS
7 102 (15.29%) VoIP
8 101 (15.14%) MPLS
9 99 (14.84%) Network Security
10 85 (12.74%) SAN
11 73 (10.94%) BGP
12 71 (10.64%) OSPF
13 64 (9.60%) DHCP
14 57 (8.55%) Cisco ASA
15 52 (7.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 42 (6.30%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (5.55%) EIGRP
18 36 (5.40%) Internet
18 36 (5.40%) VLAN
19 34 (5.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.95%) Hadoop
2 13 (1.95%) HBase
3 8 (1.20%) MySQL
3 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.30%) Big Data
6 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.30%) DB2
6 2 (0.30%) OLTP
6 2 (0.30%) QlikView
6 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) OLAP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (4.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.20%) Artifactory
3 7 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.75%) JIRA
5 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.60%) Hudson
5 4 (0.60%) Subversion
6 2 (0.30%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
General
1 135 (20.24%) Finance
2 64 (9.60%) Banking
3 40 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.80%) Retail
5 25 (3.75%) Legal
6 11 (1.65%) Law
7 9 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.20%) Advertising
9 7 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.75%) Games
10 5 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.60%) Marketing
12 3 (0.45%) Back Office
12 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Front Office
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Indonesian Language
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 168 (25.19%) Network Engineer
2 119 (17.84%) Architect
3 62 (9.30%) Analyst
4 61 (9.15%) Infrastructure Architect
5 55 (8.25%) Project Manager
6 48 (7.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 44 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 40 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 37 (5.55%) Senior Network Engineer
10 36 (5.40%) Infrastructure Manager
11 33 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (4.95%) Support Engineer
12 31 (4.65%) Network Architect
12 31 (4.65%) Security Engineer
13 25 (3.75%) Consultant
14 24 (3.60%) Network Manager
14 24 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
14 24 (3.60%) Support Analyst
15 21 (3.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 18 (2.70%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.90%) 802.1X
1 26 (3.90%) HTML
2 24 (3.60%) Middleware
3 13 (1.95%) XML
4 11 (1.65%) Rendezvous
4 11 (1.65%) Web Services
5 10 (1.50%) XSLT
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.60%) LAMP
8 3 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.45%) SOAP
9 2 (0.30%) .NET
9 2 (0.30%) boto
9 2 (0.30%) CSS
9 2 (0.30%) ODBC
10 1 (0.15%) OpenID
10 1 (0.15%) PHP-FPM
10 1 (0.15%) REST
10 1 (0.15%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 137 (20.54%) Data Centre
2 32 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.20%) Clustering
4 24 (3.60%) Blackberry
4 24 (3.60%) Video Conferencing
5 21 (3.15%) Public Cloud
6 20 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.80%) BYOD
9 11 (1.65%) PMI
9 11 (1.65%) Replication
10 7 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.05%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.05%) User Experience
11 6 (0.90%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.90%) Statistics
12 5 (0.75%) NHS
13 4 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.60%) PKI
13 4 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 238 (35.68%) Windows
2 120 (17.99%) Linux
3 84 (12.59%) Windows Server
4 64 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (7.65%) Unix
6 47 (7.05%) Windows 7
6 47 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (4.80%) Windows XP
9 31 (4.65%) Solaris
10 18 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.95%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.65%) CentOS
13 10 (1.50%) Android
13 10 (1.50%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.35%) Windows 10
15 8 (1.20%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.20%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.90%) Debian
17 5 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (22.04%) ITIL
2 66 (9.90%) Project Management
3 64 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (8.85%) Migration
5 48 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (6.60%) PRINCE2
7 43 (6.45%) High Availability
8 41 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
9 40 (6.00%) Change Management
10 35 (5.25%) Network Design
11 34 (5.10%) Load Balancing
12 33 (4.95%) DevOps
13 27 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (3.90%) Network Management
15 25 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
15 25 (3.75%) Service Management
16 24 (3.60%) SIEM
17 20 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (2.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (8.25%) SQL
2 35 (5.25%) Python
3 30 (4.50%) Bash Shell
4 29 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 27 (4.05%) Perl
6 17 (2.55%) Java
7 12 (1.80%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.65%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.60%) PHP
9 4 (0.60%) Ruby
10 3 (0.45%) C
10 3 (0.45%) C#
10 3 (0.45%) Lisp
10 3 (0.45%) VB
11 2 (0.30%) AppleScript
11 2 (0.30%) C++
11 2 (0.30%) VBA
12 1 (0.15%) Korn
12 1 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 204 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (24.59%) CCNP
3 96 (14.39%) CCNA
4 65 (9.75%) CCIE
5 46 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 41 (6.15%) Degree
7 38 (5.70%) SC Cleared
8 36 (5.40%) CCDP
9 19 (2.85%) CISSP
9 19 (2.85%) PMI Certification
10 18 (2.70%) CCSE
11 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (1.95%) MCSE
12 13 (1.95%) PMP
13 12 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.50%) CCSA
14 10 (1.50%) MCP
15 9 (1.35%) CISM
15 9 (1.35%) JNCIP
15 9 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.95%) SLA
2 11 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.35%) QA
4 6 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 173 (25.94%) Active Directory
2 99 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.80%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 24 (3.60%) vSphere
5 24 (3.60%) XenApp
6 23 (3.45%) Xen
7 22 (3.30%) NFS
8 19 (2.85%) SRDF
9 18 (2.70%) KVM
10 16 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (1.95%) XenDesktop
12 12 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (1.20%) DFS Replication
14 7 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.05%) XenServer
15 6 (0.90%) Samba
15 6 (0.90%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.75%) Veritas File System
16 5 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 44 (6.60%) SCCM
2 26 (3.90%) Ansible
3 24 (3.60%) Puppet
4 18 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 15 (2.25%) SCOM
6 12 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 11 (1.65%) Nagios
8 9 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.35%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.20%) BladeLogic
9 8 (1.20%) Cacti
9 8 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.05%) vMotion
10 7 (1.05%) WSUS
11 6 (0.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
11 6 (0.90%) SmokePing
12 5 (0.75%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 351 (52.62%) Cisco
2 146 (21.89%) VMware
3 129 (19.34%) Microsoft
4 102 (15.29%) CheckPoint
5 96 (14.39%) Citrix
6 78 (11.69%) Juniper
7 51 (7.65%) F5
7 51 (7.65%) Oracle
8 43 (6.45%) HP
9 42 (6.30%) NetApp
10 33 (4.95%) EMC
11 31 (4.65%) SolarWinds
12 29 (4.35%) Remedy
12 29 (4.35%) Riverbed
13 27 (4.05%) NICE Systems
14 26 (3.90%) IBM
15 20 (3.00%) Red Hat
16 19 (2.85%) Blue Coat
16 19 (2.85%) Intel
17 18 (2.70%) Forcepoint
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