The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire 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 43 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.49% 1.33% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 7.14% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Average daily rate £331 £340 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £340 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £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 2 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.82% 18.63% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 34
Average daily rate £300 £305 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +38.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £418 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -7.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.43 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £19.00 £18.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LAN
South East

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 4 £331 -2.57% 2
Banbury - 1 £368 - 1
Bicester - - - -
Thame - - - -
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Korean Language
3 8 (33.33%) Time Management
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.83%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) CCNP
5 4 (16.67%) OSPF
5 4 (16.67%) CAD
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (16.67%) IPsec
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.33%) CCNA
7 2 (8.33%) MPLS
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) Electronics
7 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
3 4 (16.67%) OSPF
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) IPsec
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 3 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) MPLS
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) PABX
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) SNMP
General
1 8 (33.33%) Korean Language
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Project Coordinator
2 5 (20.83%) Coordinator
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Project Coordinator
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
1 8 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (16.67%) CAD
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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