The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.76% 5.31% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% 44.00% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £300 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
- -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +9.72%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.80% 12.08% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 12
Average daily rate £325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.95 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
LAN
Oxfordshire

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Oxford region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Oxford region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) ADSL
6 2 (15.38%) DTV
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (15.38%) ADSL
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) PBX
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Help Desk Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
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