The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.85% 3.63% 4.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.53% 31.03% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 8
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£450 £368 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -9.21%
LAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 58 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.60% 11.69% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 28 44
Average daily rate £375 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.61% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.90 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 11 £375 +20.00%
Banbury -3 5 £500 +21.95%
Thame - 1 - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) WAN
2 26 (53.06%) Firewall
3 23 (46.94%) Windows
4 22 (44.90%) Cisco
5 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
6 17 (34.69%) Wireless
7 14 (28.57%) Finance
7 14 (28.57%) VPN
8 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (24.49%) CCNA
10 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.37%) VoIP
10 9 (18.37%) Migration
10 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
11 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
11 7 (14.29%) Information Security
11 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.29%) Linux
11 7 (14.29%) CISSP
12 6 (12.24%) ITIL
12 6 (12.24%) MPLS
12 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
12 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (10.20%) F5
13 5 (10.20%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (10.20%) vSphere
13 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
13 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
13 5 (10.20%) ISSAP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (100.00%) WAN
2 26 (53.06%) Firewall
3 17 (34.69%) Wireless
4 14 (28.57%) VPN
5 9 (18.37%) VoIP
6 6 (12.24%) MPLS
7 5 (10.20%) ADSL
7 5 (10.20%) Internet
8 3 (6.12%) DNS
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (4.08%) DHCP
9 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.04%) OSPF
10 1 (2.04%) BGP
10 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.04%) VLAN
10 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.04%) WLAN
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Network Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Design Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Build Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Network Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) Replication
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (14.29%) Information Security
2 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.20%) Security Management
5 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Network Design
6 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.12%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Service Management
6 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.49%) CCNA
3 7 (14.29%) CISSP
4 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.20%) ISSAP
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CCNP
6 2 (4.08%) CCVP
7 1 (2.04%) PMP
7 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.04%) MCSE
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Cisco
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
3 5 (10.20%) F5
4 2 (4.08%) Juniper
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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