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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.27% 4.19% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.06% 31.75% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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
85 63 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.09% 13.21% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 29 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 31 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 -18 9 £400 +29.03%
Banbury -6 2 £500 +8.10%
Thame - 1 - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 47 (88.68%) WAN
2 26 (49.06%) Firewall
3 25 (47.17%) Windows
4 21 (39.62%) Cisco
5 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
6 15 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (26.42%) Wireless
8 12 (22.64%) Finance
8 12 (22.64%) VPN
9 11 (20.75%) Linux
10 10 (18.87%) CCNA
10 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
10 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
11 9 (16.98%) Project Management
12 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
13 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
13 7 (13.21%) Network Design
13 7 (13.21%) Information Security
13 7 (13.21%) CISSP
13 7 (13.21%) Migration
14 6 (11.32%) CCNP
14 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
14 6 (11.32%) Juniper
14 6 (11.32%) VoIP
15 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (9.43%) ISSAP
15 5 (9.43%) CentOS
15 5 (9.43%) Open Source

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (88.68%) WAN
2 26 (49.06%) Firewall
3 14 (26.42%) Wireless
4 12 (22.64%) VPN
5 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.32%) VoIP
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
7 3 (5.66%) MPLS
7 3 (5.66%) ADSL
7 3 (5.66%) DNS
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.77%) DHCP
9 1 (1.89%) WLAN
9 1 (1.89%) OSPF
9 1 (1.89%) BGP
9 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.89%) VLAN
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.89%) Multicast
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Architect
2 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Security Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Network Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Replication
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) CentOS
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Project Management
2 7 (13.21%) Migration
2 7 (13.21%) Information Security
2 7 (13.21%) Network Design
2 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
3 5 (9.43%) Open Source
3 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.43%) Security Management
3 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.43%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
5 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.66%) DevOps
5 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.66%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) CCNA
3 7 (13.21%) CISSP
4 6 (11.32%) CCNP
5 5 (9.43%) ISSAP
5 5 (9.43%) RHCE
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.77%) CCVP
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) PMP
7 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.89%) MCSE
7 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.43%) iptables
4 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Cisco
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) Juniper
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
5 3 (5.66%) F5
5 3 (5.66%) HP
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