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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 26 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.51% 2.47% 3.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.41% 27.91% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 3
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£450 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +6.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.58% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
116 43 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.65% 8.87% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 23 36
Average daily rate £375 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +5.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.09 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.20 £24.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 13 £375 +7.14% 1
Banbury -2 5 £500 +35.59%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (100.00%) WAN
2 25 (46.30%) Firewall
3 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 21 (38.89%) Cisco
4 17 (31.48%) Wireless
4 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
5 14 (25.93%) Finance
6 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (22.22%) VPN
7 11 (20.37%) VoIP
7 11 (20.37%) Migration
8 10 (18.52%) ITIL
8 10 (18.52%) CCNA
9 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
10 7 (12.96%) Linux
10 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.11%) MPLS
11 6 (11.11%) Internet
11 6 (11.11%) CISSP
11 6 (11.11%) Project Management
11 6 (11.11%) Service Management
11 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
11 6 (11.11%) Information Security
12 5 (9.26%) Supplier Management
12 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
12 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
13 4 (7.41%) Replication
13 4 (7.41%) VMware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Lync
2 1 (1.85%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (100.00%) WAN
2 25 (46.30%) Firewall
3 17 (31.48%) Wireless
4 12 (22.22%) VPN
5 11 (20.37%) VoIP
6 6 (11.11%) MPLS
6 6 (11.11%) Internet
7 4 (7.41%) ADSL
8 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.56%) DNS
9 2 (3.70%) OSPF
9 2 (3.70%) BGP
9 2 (3.70%) DHCP
9 2 (3.70%) VLAN
9 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (1.85%) Multicast
10 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.85%) NAS
10 1 (1.85%) SAN
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Network Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Network Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Build Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Replication
1 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) CentOS
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.11%) Project Management
5 6 (11.11%) Service Management
5 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Information Security
6 5 (9.26%) Supplier Management
7 4 (7.41%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.41%) Security Management
8 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Logistics
9 2 (3.70%) Network Design
9 2 (3.70%) Change Control
9 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.52%) CCNA
3 6 (11.11%) CISSP
4 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) ISSAP
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.85%) CCVP
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) PMP
8 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.85%) CCNP
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Cisco
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) HP
3 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.41%) Fortinet
3 4 (7.41%) F5
4 1 (1.85%) Kaseya
4 1 (1.85%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.85%) Juniper
4 1 (1.85%) Novell
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
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