The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 35 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.20% 2.53% 5.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.67% 24.00% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.67%
LAN
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.72% 10.55% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 17
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Wireless
5 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.00%) CCNA
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
9 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
9 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (10.00%) Logistics

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) Wireless
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.00%) Multicast
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) ADSL
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Management Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.00%) F5