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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / South East
Rank 59 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing LAN 235 276 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.22% 3.36% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.06% 16.91% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 170 152
Median daily rate £372 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 18
Median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +152.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.42 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -11.82%

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
1560 1632 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.36% 19.90% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 889 898
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 98 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire -3 84 £385 -3.75% 15
Berkshire -6 48 £350 -6.66% 11
Buckinghamshire +24 41 £350 -6.97% 11
Surrey +1 26 £325 -18.75% 7
Oxfordshire +18 20 £350 +7.69% 3
Kent -13 5 £450 +71.42% 1
Middlesex +1 4 £435 +47.45%
East Sussex -2 2 £375 - 3
West Sussex -13 1 - - 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 347 (76.77%) WAN
2 293 (64.82%) Cisco
3 196 (43.36%) Firewall
4 153 (33.85%) Cisco Certification
5 141 (31.19%) Windows
6 118 (26.11%) Security Cleared
7 113 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 106 (23.45%) SC Cleared
9 102 (22.57%) CheckPoint
10 101 (22.35%) CCNP
11 88 (19.47%) Microsoft
12 85 (18.81%) ITIL
13 83 (18.36%) Active Directory
14 82 (18.14%) VMware
15 79 (17.48%) Juniper
16 74 (16.37%) DNS
17 73 (16.15%) F5
18 72 (15.93%) VPN
19 71 (15.71%) Telecoms
19 71 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
20 70 (15.49%) Windows Server
21 69 (15.27%) Linux
22 66 (14.60%) CCNA
22 66 (14.60%) MPLS
23 65 (14.38%) Wireless
23 65 (14.38%) DHCP
24 64 (14.16%) VoIP
25 61 (13.50%) Network Security
25 61 (13.50%) Network Design
26 55 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure

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 28 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 17 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.32%) Apache
5 13 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.77%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.77%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.77%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.77%) IIS
9 7 (1.55%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (9.96%) MS Office
2 28 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) InDesign
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.31%) Office 365
2 23 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.99%) IaaS
5 4 (0.88%) PaaS
5 4 (0.88%) SaaS
6 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 347 (76.77%) WAN
2 196 (43.36%) Firewall
3 74 (16.37%) DNS
4 72 (15.93%) VPN
5 71 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
6 66 (14.60%) MPLS
7 65 (14.38%) DHCP
7 65 (14.38%) Wireless
8 64 (14.16%) VoIP
9 61 (13.50%) Network Security
10 51 (11.28%) TCP/IP
11 49 (10.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 45 (9.96%) SAN
13 41 (9.07%) SSL
14 38 (8.41%) WLAN
15 34 (7.52%) BGP
16 30 (6.64%) OSPF
16 30 (6.64%) VLAN
17 29 (6.42%) Internet
18 24 (5.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.42%) MySQL
3 12 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (1.99%) Big Data
5 9 (1.99%) HBase
5 9 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.99%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (1.77%) Apache Hive
6 8 (1.77%) Apache Zeppelin
6 8 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.77%) Sqoop
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.33%) JIRA
3 5 (1.11%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.44%) JMeter
5 1 (0.22%) Ant
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Maven
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 71 (15.71%) Telecoms
2 21 (4.65%) Finance
3 9 (1.99%) Back Office
3 9 (1.99%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.77%) Advertising
5 7 (1.55%) Electronics
5 7 (1.55%) Marketing
6 4 (0.88%) Banking
7 3 (0.66%) Games
7 3 (0.66%) Legal
7 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.44%) Billing
8 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.44%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) German Language
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (30.53%) Network Engineer
2 64 (14.16%) Architect
3 47 (10.40%) Cisco Engineer
4 39 (8.63%) Analyst
5 38 (8.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 33 (7.30%) Security Engineer
7 30 (6.64%) Network Architect
7 30 (6.64%) Network Security Engineer
8 29 (6.42%) Project Manager
9 27 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (5.75%) Administrator
10 26 (5.75%) Support Engineer
11 25 (5.53%) Consultant
12 23 (5.09%) LAN Engineer
13 21 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
14 20 (4.42%) Network Analyst
15 17 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
16 15 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
16 15 (3.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 15 (3.32%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.65%) Middleware
2 8 (1.77%) .NET
2 8 (1.77%) Apache Tez
2 8 (1.77%) Kafka
2 8 (1.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 7 (1.55%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.33%) J2EE
4 6 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.11%) MFC
5 5 (1.11%) WCF
5 5 (1.11%) Web Services
5 5 (1.11%) XML
5 5 (1.11%) XML Messaging
6 4 (0.88%) ADO
7 2 (0.44%) CSS
7 2 (0.44%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.44%) HTML
8 1 (0.22%) RESTful
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.20%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.21%) Clustering
4 9 (1.99%) Grid Computing
4 9 (1.99%) Replication
5 8 (1.77%) Driving Licence
5 8 (1.77%) PKI
6 6 (1.33%) FlexPod
6 6 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.66%) CMDB
8 3 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.44%) PMI
9 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 141 (31.19%) Windows
2 70 (15.49%) Windows Server
3 69 (15.27%) Linux
4 50 (11.06%) Unix
5 40 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (6.64%) Windows 7
8 29 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (4.65%) Windows 10
10 16 (3.54%) Android
11 15 (3.32%) Solaris
12 12 (2.65%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.55%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.11%) AIX
15 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.88%) HPUX
15 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.81%) ITIL
2 61 (13.50%) Network Design
3 34 (7.52%) Project Management
4 32 (7.08%) Load Balancing
4 32 (7.08%) Migration
5 28 (6.19%) Change Management
6 25 (5.53%) High Availability
6 25 (5.53%) Service Management
7 24 (5.31%) Incident Management
7 24 (5.31%) PRINCE2
8 23 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (4.20%) Network Management
10 18 (3.98%) Configuration Management
11 17 (3.76%) Mobile Device Management
11 17 (3.76%) Problem Management
12 14 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (2.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.87%) PowerShell
2 20 (4.42%) SQL
3 18 (3.98%) C++
3 18 (3.98%) Java
4 11 (2.43%) C
4 11 (2.43%) VB
5 10 (2.21%) Perl
6 8 (1.77%) C#
7 6 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.11%) Python
9 4 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 153 (33.85%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (26.11%) Security Cleared
3 106 (23.45%) SC Cleared
4 101 (22.35%) CCNP
5 66 (14.60%) CCNA
6 35 (7.74%) CCIE
7 31 (6.86%) Degree
8 28 (6.19%) CCSE
9 22 (4.87%) CCSA
9 22 (4.87%) JNCIA
10 20 (4.42%) CCDP
11 16 (3.54%) DV Cleared
12 13 (2.88%) JNCIE
12 13 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (2.65%) CCIP
13 12 (2.65%) JNCIP
14 11 (2.43%) CCVP
14 11 (2.43%) HP ASE
14 11 (2.43%) HP MASE
15 10 (2.21%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.98%) SLA
2 16 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.77%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.88%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 83 (18.36%) Active Directory
2 55 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.77%) Apache Flume
5 8 (1.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.77%) HDFS
6 7 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.55%) vSphere
7 5 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.11%) ISA Server
7 5 (1.11%) UAG
7 5 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.11%) XenApp
8 4 (0.88%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.88%) Samba
8 4 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.44%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.44%) vCloud
9 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.32%) FortiGate
1 15 (3.32%) NetBackup
2 14 (3.10%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (2.88%) WSUS
4 12 (2.65%) AirWatch
4 12 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (2.21%) SCCM
6 9 (1.99%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (1.77%) Ambari
7 8 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (1.77%) Oozie
8 5 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.88%) Puppet
10 3 (0.66%) Ansible
10 3 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.66%) OPNET
10 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 293 (64.82%) Cisco
2 102 (22.57%) CheckPoint
3 88 (19.47%) Microsoft
4 82 (18.14%) VMware
5 79 (17.48%) Juniper
6 73 (16.15%) F5
7 53 (11.73%) HP
8 29 (6.42%) Palo Alto
9 28 (6.19%) Citrix
10 27 (5.97%) Oracle
11 19 (4.20%) Blue Coat
11 19 (4.20%) Riverbed
12 18 (3.98%) Aruba
12 18 (3.98%) Symantec
13 16 (3.54%) Fortinet
14 13 (2.88%) Forcepoint
14 13 (2.88%) IBM
14 13 (2.88%) Intel Security
15 12 (2.65%) Red Hat
16 11 (2.43%) MobileIron
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £269 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago