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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / South East
Rank 60 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 253 270 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.29% 3.08% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.26% 15.03% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 169 145
Median daily rate £388 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £253 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +157.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.20 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -13.63%

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
1556 1796 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 20.47% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 997 962
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 88 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £17.24 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £53.18 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +1 92 £415 +3.75% 15
Buckinghamshire +27 51 £350 +7.69% 8
Berkshire -2 38 £331 -5.35% 4
Surrey -4 28 £210 -45.45% 10
Oxfordshire +11 18 £475 +46.15% 2
Kent +20 10 £425 - 5
Middlesex +8 5 £420 +121.05% 1
West Sussex -12 5 £400 +33.33% 1
East Sussex +2 2 £375 - 3
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 349 (76.20%) WAN
2 281 (61.35%) Cisco
3 182 (39.74%) Firewall
4 168 (36.68%) Cisco Certification
5 144 (31.44%) Security Cleared
6 142 (31.00%) Windows
7 128 (27.95%) SC Cleared
8 116 (25.33%) CCNP
9 106 (23.14%) Data Centre
10 97 (21.18%) ITIL
11 93 (20.31%) CheckPoint
12 89 (19.43%) Microsoft
13 80 (17.47%) Juniper
14 79 (17.25%) Active Directory
14 79 (17.25%) Telecoms
15 76 (16.59%) Wireless
16 73 (15.94%) CCNA
16 73 (15.94%) F5
17 68 (14.85%) Network Design
18 67 (14.63%) Linux
19 64 (13.97%) VPN
19 64 (13.97%) VMware
19 64 (13.97%) MPLS
20 63 (13.76%) Windows Server
21 61 (13.32%) DHCP
22 57 (12.45%) Cisco ASA
23 55 (12.01%) DNS
23 55 (12.01%) TCP/IP
24 54 (11.79%) MS Office
25 52 (11.35%) VoIP

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 21 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.06%) Apache
2 14 (3.06%) Skype for Business
3 11 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.75%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.75%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.53%) IIS
7 6 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 4 (0.87%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (11.79%) MS Office
2 39 (8.52%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.99%) Office 365
2 27 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.84%) IaaS
4 9 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.09%) SaaS
6 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.22%) G Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 349 (76.20%) WAN
2 182 (39.74%) Firewall
3 76 (16.59%) Wireless
4 64 (13.97%) MPLS
4 64 (13.97%) VPN
5 61 (13.32%) DHCP
6 57 (12.45%) Cisco ASA
7 55 (12.01%) DNS
7 55 (12.01%) TCP/IP
8 52 (11.35%) VoIP
9 48 (10.48%) Network Security
10 43 (9.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 39 (8.52%) SAN
12 35 (7.64%) BGP
13 34 (7.42%) VLAN
14 33 (7.21%) WLAN
15 29 (6.33%) OSPF
16 28 (6.11%) SSL
17 26 (5.68%) Ethernet
17 26 (5.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.59%) MySQL
3 10 (2.18%) Big Data
4 9 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (1.97%) HBase
4 9 (1.97%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.97%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (1.75%) Apache Hive
5 8 (1.75%) Apache Zeppelin
5 8 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.75%) Sqoop
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
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%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.09%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.09%) JIRA
2 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.44%) JMeter
General
1 79 (17.25%) Telecoms
2 20 (4.37%) Finance
3 10 (2.18%) Back Office
3 10 (2.18%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.31%) Banking
5 5 (1.09%) Advertising
5 5 (1.09%) Marketing
6 4 (0.87%) Legal
6 4 (0.87%) Publishing
7 3 (0.66%) Games
7 3 (0.66%) Retail
7 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) German Language
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 131 (28.60%) Network Engineer
2 60 (13.10%) Architect
3 46 (10.04%) Analyst
4 33 (7.21%) Project Manager
5 32 (6.99%) Cisco Engineer
6 30 (6.55%) Network Architect
6 30 (6.55%) Support Engineer
7 28 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (5.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 24 (5.24%) Network Analyst
10 20 (4.37%) Administrator
11 19 (4.15%) Security Engineer
12 18 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (3.93%) LAN Engineer
12 18 (3.93%) Network Security Engineer
12 18 (3.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 16 (3.49%) Consultant
13 16 (3.49%) Desktop Support
14 14 (3.06%) WAN Engineer
15 13 (2.84%) LAN/WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.97%) Middleware
2 8 (1.75%) .NET
2 8 (1.75%) Apache Tez
2 8 (1.75%) Kafka
2 8 (1.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 7 (1.53%) Web Services
4 6 (1.31%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.31%) J2EE
4 6 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.09%) ADO
5 5 (1.09%) MFC
5 5 (1.09%) WCF
5 5 (1.09%) XML
5 5 (1.09%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.44%) CSS
6 2 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.44%) HTML
6 2 (0.44%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.22%) RESTful
7 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 106 (23.14%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.62%) Replication
6 9 (1.97%) Grid Computing
7 8 (1.75%) Clustering
7 8 (1.75%) PKI
8 7 (1.53%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.31%) FlexPod
9 6 (1.31%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.31%) PMI
9 6 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.87%) BYOD
12 3 (0.66%) BBC
12 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.66%) CMDB
12 3 (0.66%) LPAR
12 3 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 142 (31.00%) Windows
2 67 (14.63%) Linux
3 63 (13.76%) Windows Server
4 47 (10.26%) Unix
5 37 (8.08%) Windows 7
6 32 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (5.46%) Windows 10
9 21 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (3.93%) Windows XP
11 12 (2.62%) Solaris
12 11 (2.40%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.18%) Android
14 7 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.31%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.87%) HPUX
16 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.66%) CentOS
17 3 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.18%) ITIL
2 68 (14.85%) Network Design
3 38 (8.30%) Project Management
4 33 (7.21%) Migration
5 31 (6.77%) Service Management
6 30 (6.55%) PRINCE2
7 28 (6.11%) Load Balancing
8 26 (5.68%) Change Management
9 25 (5.46%) Incident Management
9 25 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (4.80%) Network Management
11 21 (4.59%) ITSM
11 21 (4.59%) Problem Management
12 18 (3.93%) Configuration Management
12 18 (3.93%) High Availability
13 12 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (2.62%) Information Security
13 12 (2.62%) Open Source
13 12 (2.62%) Service Delivery
13 12 (2.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.15%) SQL
2 18 (3.93%) Java
3 16 (3.49%) C++
3 16 (3.49%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.40%) C
5 8 (1.75%) C#
5 8 (1.75%) Perl
6 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.87%) VB
7 2 (0.44%) PHP
7 2 (0.44%) Python
7 2 (0.44%) VBScript
8 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (36.68%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (31.44%) Security Cleared
3 128 (27.95%) SC Cleared
4 116 (25.33%) CCNP
5 73 (15.94%) CCNA
6 46 (10.04%) CCIE
7 38 (8.30%) Degree
8 34 (7.42%) CCSE
9 31 (6.77%) JNCIA
10 28 (6.11%) CCDP
11 26 (5.68%) CCSA
12 20 (4.37%) DV Cleared
12 20 (4.37%) JNCIE
13 19 (4.15%) CCIP
14 16 (3.49%) HP ASE
14 16 (3.49%) HP MASE
15 15 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (2.62%) JNCIS
17 11 (2.40%) CISSP
17 11 (2.40%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.28%) PCI DSS
1 15 (3.28%) SLA
2 11 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.75%) HIPAA
4 5 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.87%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.66%) QA
7 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 79 (17.25%) Active Directory
2 42 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.75%) Apache Flume
5 8 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.75%) HDFS
6 7 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.31%) XenApp
8 5 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (1.09%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.09%) UAG
8 5 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.87%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.87%) Samba
9 4 (0.87%) vSphere
10 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.22%) Firmware
12 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (5.24%) FortiGate
2 19 (4.15%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (3.06%) SCCM
4 8 (1.75%) Ambari
4 8 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.75%) Oozie
5 6 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.31%) WSUS
6 5 (1.09%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.87%) Puppet
8 3 (0.66%) Ansible
8 3 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.66%) OPNET
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.66%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 281 (61.35%) Cisco
2 93 (20.31%) CheckPoint
3 89 (19.43%) Microsoft
4 80 (17.47%) Juniper
5 73 (15.94%) F5
6 64 (13.97%) VMware
7 49 (10.70%) HP
8 30 (6.55%) Riverbed
9 28 (6.11%) Citrix
9 28 (6.11%) Fortinet
10 27 (5.90%) Oracle
11 24 (5.24%) Aruba
12 23 (5.02%) Palo Alto
13 18 (3.93%) Blue Coat
14 12 (2.62%) Brocade
14 12 (2.62%) Forcepoint
14 12 (2.62%) IBM
14 12 (2.62%) Symantec
15 11 (2.40%) Intel Security
15 11 (2.40%) Red Hat
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