The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 71 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing LAN 213 266 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.54% 2.68% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.23% 15.41% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 173 113
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £235 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.98 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.72%
LAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1497 1726 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.87% 17.39% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 947 866
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 111 97
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 71 £375 +7.14% 16
Hampshire -3 43 £400 +6.66% 8
Surrey +8 35 £394 +18.94% 8
Buckinghamshire +11 20 £363 -14.70% 11
Middlesex +13 14 £438 -2.77%
Kent +7 11 £200 -42.85% 3
West Sussex -6 9 £325 -7.14% 2
Oxfordshire -38 4 £425 +35.45% 6
East Sussex -4 3 £225 -32.58% 5
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 361 (78.31%) WAN
2 266 (57.70%) Cisco
3 218 (47.29%) Firewall
4 166 (36.01%) Cisco Certification
5 141 (30.59%) Windows
6 123 (26.68%) Network Security
7 116 (25.16%) CCNP
8 115 (24.95%) Data Centre
9 108 (23.43%) Active Directory
10 106 (22.99%) CheckPoint
11 94 (20.39%) VPN
12 93 (20.17%) Microsoft
12 93 (20.17%) Security Cleared
13 89 (19.31%) VMware
14 86 (18.66%) Wireless
15 84 (18.22%) DNS
15 84 (18.22%) SC Cleared
16 83 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
17 79 (17.14%) VoIP
18 78 (16.92%) CCNA
19 77 (16.70%) ITIL
20 75 (16.27%) MPLS
21 70 (15.18%) Windows Server
22 69 (14.97%) Network Design
23 66 (14.32%) Juniper
24 63 (13.67%) TCP/IP
25 62 (13.45%) Palo Alto
26 60 (13.02%) DHCP
26 60 (13.02%) Telecoms
27 59 (12.80%) F5

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.34%) Skype for Business
3 14 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (2.82%) Apache
4 13 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.52%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.52%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.52%) IIS
7 6 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.43%) CMS
9 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.43%) WordPress
10 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 45 (9.76%) MS Office
2 23 (4.99%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.43%) InDesign
5 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (4.56%) Office 365
2 17 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.74%) PaaS
4 7 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.30%) IaaS
6 5 (1.08%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.87%) SaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 361 (78.31%) WAN
2 218 (47.29%) Firewall
3 123 (26.68%) Network Security
4 94 (20.39%) VPN
5 86 (18.66%) Wireless
6 84 (18.22%) DNS
7 83 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
8 79 (17.14%) VoIP
9 75 (16.27%) MPLS
10 63 (13.67%) TCP/IP
11 60 (13.02%) DHCP
12 50 (10.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 49 (10.63%) WLAN
14 43 (9.33%) BGP
15 42 (9.11%) SAN
16 41 (8.89%) Internet
16 41 (8.89%) SSL
17 39 (8.46%) IPsec
18 35 (7.59%) OSPF
18 35 (7.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.95%) MySQL
4 7 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (1.52%) Apache Hive
4 7 (1.52%) Apache Zeppelin
4 7 (1.52%) Big Data
4 7 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.52%) HBase
4 7 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.52%) Sqoop
5 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.87%) QlikView
7 3 (0.65%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.43%) DataStage
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) JIRA
2 2 (0.43%) Ant
2 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.43%) Maven
2 2 (0.43%) Subversion
2 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.43%) Toad
2 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.22%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (13.02%) Telecoms
2 51 (11.06%) Finance
3 9 (1.95%) Legal
3 9 (1.95%) Marketing
4 8 (1.74%) Back Office
5 7 (1.52%) Electronics
5 7 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.08%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.87%) Advertising
7 4 (0.87%) Billing
8 2 (0.43%) Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Local Government
8 2 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (34.71%) Network Engineer
2 70 (15.18%) Analyst
3 64 (13.88%) Architect
4 39 (8.46%) Security Engineer
5 36 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 35 (7.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 31 (6.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 31 (6.72%) Project Manager
8 30 (6.51%) Firewall Engineer
9 29 (6.29%) Support Engineer
10 28 (6.07%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 26 (5.64%) Consultant
11 26 (5.64%) Network Architect
12 24 (5.21%) LAN Engineer
12 24 (5.21%) Network Analyst
13 20 (4.34%) Service Analyst
14 19 (4.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 19 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
14 19 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.95%) .NET
1 9 (1.95%) Web Services
2 8 (1.74%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.52%) Apache Tez
3 7 (1.52%) Kafka
3 7 (1.52%) Middleware
3 7 (1.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (1.08%) HTML
5 4 (0.87%) J2EE
6 2 (0.43%) boto
6 2 (0.43%) CSS
6 2 (0.43%) MFC
6 2 (0.43%) ODBC
6 2 (0.43%) WCF
6 2 (0.43%) XML
6 2 (0.43%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.22%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.22%) REST
7 1 (0.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 115 (24.95%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.04%) Clustering
3 14 (3.04%) PKI
4 13 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.39%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.95%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.95%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.95%) RSA SecurID
6 9 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.74%) Grid Computing
8 6 (1.30%) AS400
8 6 (1.30%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.30%) LPAR
9 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.87%) Replication
9 4 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 141 (30.59%) Windows
2 70 (15.18%) Windows Server
3 53 (11.50%) Linux
4 35 (7.59%) Unix
5 34 (7.38%) Windows 7
6 31 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (3.69%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.17%) Android
11 9 (1.95%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.52%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.30%) AIX
13 6 (1.30%) Solaris
14 5 (1.08%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.43%) VMS
16 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (16.70%) ITIL
2 69 (14.97%) Network Design
3 37 (8.03%) Migration
3 37 (8.03%) Project Management
4 30 (6.51%) Service Management
5 29 (6.29%) Load Balancing
6 23 (4.99%) PRINCE2
7 21 (4.56%) Change Management
8 20 (4.34%) Configuration Management
8 20 (4.34%) High Availability
9 18 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (3.25%) Data Protection
11 15 (3.25%) Information Security
11 15 (3.25%) Problem Management
12 13 (2.82%) Network Management
13 12 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (2.60%) Change Control
13 12 (2.60%) Incident Management
13 12 (2.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.29%) SQL
2 21 (4.56%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.69%) C++
4 15 (3.25%) C
5 14 (3.04%) Java
6 8 (1.74%) VB
7 7 (1.52%) C#
7 7 (1.52%) Perl
7 7 (1.52%) PHP
8 5 (1.08%) Python
9 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.65%) Ruby
11 1 (0.22%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.22%) Lisp
11 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 166 (36.01%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (25.16%) CCNP
3 93 (20.17%) Security Cleared
4 84 (18.22%) SC Cleared
5 78 (16.92%) CCNA
6 34 (7.38%) Degree
7 24 (5.21%) CCIE
8 21 (4.56%) CCSE
9 18 (3.90%) CCSA
10 17 (3.69%) MCP
10 17 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (2.82%) CCDP
11 13 (2.82%) MCSE
12 11 (2.39%) Check Point Certification
13 9 (1.95%) CCVP
13 9 (1.95%) MCDST
14 8 (1.74%) CCDA
15 7 (1.52%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.52%) PMI Certification
15 7 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.03%) SLA
2 12 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.52%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.08%) QA
5 4 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.65%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.43%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (23.43%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.34%) XenApp
4 13 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.52%) Apache Flume
7 7 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (1.52%) HDFS
7 7 (1.52%) vSphere
8 4 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.87%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.43%) vCloud
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (4.34%) SCCM
2 19 (4.12%) FortiGate
3 14 (3.04%) SCOM
3 14 (3.04%) WSUS
4 12 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (2.39%) AirWatch
5 11 (2.39%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.74%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.52%) Ambari
7 7 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (1.52%) Oozie
7 7 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
9 5 (1.08%) Puppet
9 5 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 266 (57.70%) Cisco
2 106 (22.99%) CheckPoint
3 93 (20.17%) Microsoft
4 89 (19.31%) VMware
5 66 (14.32%) Juniper
6 62 (13.45%) Palo Alto
7 59 (12.80%) F5
8 51 (11.06%) HP
9 42 (9.11%) Citrix
10 25 (5.42%) Oracle
11 19 (4.12%) Symantec
12 17 (3.69%) Intel Security
13 16 (3.47%) IBM
14 13 (2.82%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.17%) AlgoSec
15 10 (2.17%) Tufin
16 9 (1.95%) Barracuda Networks
16 9 (1.95%) Remedy
17 8 (1.74%) SolarWinds
18 7 (1.52%) Riverbed
Hampshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £374 per day
Posted: 6 days ago