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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 26 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.66% 0.81% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 3.92% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate £331 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £340 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £340 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.79% 20.56% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 14
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £435 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.09 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.93% -3.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £10.43 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.00 £20.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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 18 April 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 6 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Korean Language
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) CAD
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) DTV
5 1 (8.33%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (50.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Korean Language
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Coordinator
1 5 (41.67%) Coordinator
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Project Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) CAD
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday