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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 37 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 27 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.14% 3.28% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.47% 33.33% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 1
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£400 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +44.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +130.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +35.48%
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
106 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.26% 9.84% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 11 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £319 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +77.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 14 £438 +9.64% 1
Banbury - 5 £400 - 1
Bicester - - - -
Thame - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 41 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (48.78%) Cisco
3 16 (39.02%) Firewall
4 13 (31.71%) VoIP
4 13 (31.71%) ITIL
5 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
6 11 (26.83%) Migration
6 11 (26.83%) Wireless
7 10 (24.39%) Windows
8 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
8 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
9 7 (17.07%) Service Management
9 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.07%) MPLS
10 6 (14.63%) Project Management
11 5 (12.20%) Finance
11 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
11 5 (12.20%) VPN
11 5 (12.20%) CCNA
11 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.20%) Supplier Management
12 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
12 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
12 4 (9.76%) Logistics
12 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
12 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
12 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.76%) Data Architecture
12 4 (9.76%) Unified Communications

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (39.02%) Firewall
3 13 (31.71%) VoIP
4 11 (26.83%) Wireless
5 7 (17.07%) MPLS
6 5 (12.20%) VPN
7 4 (9.76%) ADSL
7 4 (9.76%) Unified Communications
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.88%) Internet
9 2 (4.88%) VLAN
9 2 (4.88%) OSPF
9 2 (4.88%) BGP
10 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.44%) NAS
10 1 (2.44%) ISDN
10 1 (2.44%) WLAN
10 1 (2.44%) SAN
10 1 (2.44%) DMZ
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Network Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Network Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Build Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Network Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Replication
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) NetWare
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Migration
3 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.07%) Service Management
4 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Supplier Management
7 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Data Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) Logistics
8 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.88%) Network Design
9 1 (2.44%) ITSM
9 1 (2.44%) Time Management
9 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.32%) VCP4
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
3 4 (9.76%) HP
3 4 (9.76%) Juniper
3 4 (9.76%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) Novell
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
4 1 (2.44%) Kaseya
Oxford
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Rate: £320.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
QA Limited
Rate: Unspecified £150.00 per week
Posted: 22 days ago
Banbury
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago