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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 63 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing LAN 269 227 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.91% 2.69% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 15.66% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 100 81
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£363 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £218 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 25
Average hourly rate £17.40 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.72% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £129.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £19.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +20.00%
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
1859 1450 1585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 17.21% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 611 622
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 115 163
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Berkshire +3 76 £388 +10.71% 19
Hampshire -27 55 £300 -23.80% 24
Surrey +11 39 £366 -11.74% 21
Buckinghamshire +6 38 £328 -17.08% 6
Oxfordshire -6 25 £390 +4.13% 3
Kent +3 19 £450 - 3
East Sussex 0 8 £250 -13.04% 5
Middlesex -3 4 £363 -9.37% 1
West Sussex -12 4 £273 -12.72% 1
Sussex - 1 £400 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 432 (88.16%) WAN
2 271 (55.31%) Cisco
3 182 (37.14%) Windows
4 178 (36.33%) Firewall
5 162 (33.06%) Cisco Certification
6 140 (28.57%) ITIL
7 111 (22.65%) VMware
8 109 (22.24%) Microsoft
9 106 (21.63%) CCNP
10 104 (21.22%) Security Cleared
11 103 (21.02%) Active Directory
12 101 (20.61%) VPN
13 89 (18.16%) CCNA
13 89 (18.16%) Telecoms
14 85 (17.35%) TCP/IP
15 83 (16.94%) VoIP
16 79 (16.12%) SC Cleared
17 77 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
17 77 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 73 (14.90%) Wireless
19 72 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 70 (14.29%) MPLS
21 69 (14.08%) Internet
22 66 (13.47%) F5
23 65 (13.27%) CheckPoint
24 64 (13.06%) Juniper
25 62 (12.65%) DNS
26 61 (12.45%) HP
26 61 (12.45%) SAN
27 57 (11.63%) Windows 7

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 56 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.24%) Lync
6 7 (1.43%) IIS
6 7 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.20%) Confluence
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.20%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 53 (10.82%) MS Office
3 7 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) MS Project
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.63%) Office 365
2 7 (1.43%) SaaS
3 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 432 (88.16%) WAN
2 178 (36.33%) Firewall
3 101 (20.61%) VPN
4 85 (17.35%) TCP/IP
5 83 (16.94%) VoIP
6 77 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
7 73 (14.90%) Wireless
8 70 (14.29%) MPLS
9 69 (14.08%) Internet
10 62 (12.65%) DNS
11 61 (12.45%) SAN
12 55 (11.22%) WLAN
13 54 (11.02%) OSPF
14 52 (10.61%) DHCP
15 51 (10.41%) Network Security
16 39 (7.96%) SSL
16 39 (7.96%) VLAN
17 37 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (7.55%) IP Telephony
18 36 (7.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.02%) DB2
7 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.41%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.20%) Hudson
2 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.20%) Subversion
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
General
1 89 (18.16%) Telecoms
2 44 (8.98%) Finance
3 17 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.04%) Retail
5 7 (1.43%) Banking
6 6 (1.22%) Legal
7 5 (1.02%) Advertising
7 5 (1.02%) Electronics
8 4 (0.82%) Marketing
8 4 (0.82%) Automotive
8 4 (0.82%) Military
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Billing
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (23.47%) Network Engineer
2 79 (16.12%) Analyst
3 52 (10.61%) Architect
4 44 (8.98%) Support Engineer
5 33 (6.73%) Project Manager
5 33 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (5.71%) Network Analyst
7 24 (4.90%) Consultant
8 22 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 21 (4.29%) Network Architect
10 19 (3.88%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (3.47%) Desktop Support
12 16 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (2.86%) Network Support
13 14 (2.86%) Security Engineer
13 14 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.86%) Administrator
13 14 (2.86%) Service Analyst
14 13 (2.65%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (2.65%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.63%) HTML
2 5 (1.02%) JSP
3 4 (0.82%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.82%) Web Services
4 3 (0.61%) APPC
4 3 (0.61%) Middleware
4 3 (0.61%) LAMP
5 2 (0.41%) CSS
5 2 (0.41%) Flash
6 1 (0.20%) CGI
6 1 (0.20%) XML
6 1 (0.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.27%) Replication
3 15 (3.06%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.06%) IVR
4 12 (2.45%) Clustering
4 12 (2.45%) SecurID
5 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.84%) PKI
6 7 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.02%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.82%) iPhone
9 4 (0.82%) e-Health
9 4 (0.82%) AS400
9 4 (0.82%) AVVID
9 4 (0.82%) DTV
10 3 (0.61%) iPad
10 3 (0.61%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.61%) PMI
10 3 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 182 (37.14%) Windows
2 77 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (11.63%) Windows 7
4 50 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (6.73%) Linux
7 23 (4.69%) Windows XP
7 23 (4.69%) UNIX
8 16 (3.27%) Solaris
9 12 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.45%) AIX
10 10 (2.04%) CentOS
11 8 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.61%) OS/400
14 3 (0.61%) i5/OS
14 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (28.57%) ITIL
2 41 (8.37%) Project Management
3 38 (7.76%) Migration
4 29 (5.92%) Network Management
5 27 (5.51%) Network Design
6 24 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
6 24 (4.90%) Change Management
7 23 (4.69%) PRINCE2
8 22 (4.49%) Service Management
9 20 (4.08%) Incident Management
10 18 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (3.47%) Time Management
12 16 (3.27%) Load Balancing
12 16 (3.27%) Business Continuity
13 15 (3.06%) Validation
13 15 (3.06%) Fault Management
14 14 (2.86%) Asset Management
14 14 (2.86%) Service Delivery
14 14 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.35%) SQL
2 15 (3.06%) C
3 12 (2.45%) Python
4 10 (2.04%) Perl
5 9 (1.84%) C++
5 9 (1.84%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.84%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.43%) VBScript
7 6 (1.22%) Java
7 6 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.61%) RPG
8 3 (0.61%) COBOL
9 2 (0.41%) VB
9 2 (0.41%) ABAP
10 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 162 (33.06%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (21.63%) CCNP
3 104 (21.22%) Security Cleared
4 89 (18.16%) CCNA
5 79 (16.12%) SC Cleared
6 29 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (5.31%) DV Cleared
8 24 (4.90%) CCIE
9 20 (4.08%) Degree
10 19 (3.88%) MCSE
11 17 (3.47%) CCDP
12 12 (2.45%) CCSE
13 11 (2.24%) CISSP
13 11 (2.24%) CCSA
14 10 (2.04%) MCP
15 9 (1.84%) PMI Certification
16 8 (1.63%) JNCIS
16 8 (1.63%) PMP
17 7 (1.43%) CCVP
18 6 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.18%) SLA
2 18 (3.67%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.04%) QA
4 8 (1.63%) JSP 440
4 8 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 103 (21.02%) Active Directory
2 72 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.67%) vSphere
5 15 (3.06%) Firmware
6 14 (2.86%) XenApp
7 13 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.24%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.84%) Sendmail
10 7 (1.43%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.02%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.82%) Snort
13 3 (0.61%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.61%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.61%) UAG
13 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.41%) Squid
14 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (3.47%) SCCM
2 10 (2.04%) MIMEsweeper
2 10 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.84%) MAILsweeper
3 9 (1.84%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.43%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.22%) WSUS
6 5 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.02%) ARCserve
6 5 (1.02%) SCOM
7 4 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.82%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.61%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 271 (55.31%) Cisco
2 111 (22.65%) VMware
3 109 (22.24%) Microsoft
4 66 (13.47%) F5
5 65 (13.27%) CheckPoint
6 64 (13.06%) Juniper
7 61 (12.45%) HP
8 52 (10.61%) Citrix
9 39 (7.96%) Blue Coat
10 28 (5.71%) NetApp
11 26 (5.31%) McAfee
12 22 (4.49%) CA
12 22 (4.49%) Avaya
12 22 (4.49%) Fortinet
13 20 (4.08%) Remedy
14 19 (3.88%) Websense
14 19 (3.88%) 3PAR
15 14 (2.86%) SolarWinds
15 14 (2.86%) IBM
16 13 (2.65%) Symantec
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