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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 63 49 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing LAN 221 314 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.86% 3.33% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.09% 17.68% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 206 141
Median daily rate £362 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 13
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +122.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.67 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £147.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -17.24%
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
1568 1776 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.26% 18.84% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 959 880
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 115 112
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Hampshire -6 72 £343 -14.37% 19
Berkshire -8 69 £375 -6.25% 9
Surrey -2 24 £375 -6.25% 10
Buckinghamshire +17 19 £305 -28.23% 8
Oxfordshire -2 16 £650 +77.47% 1
East Sussex +13 7 £263 - 2
West Sussex -1 6 £383 +9.28%
Middlesex -3 4 £420 -1.17%
Kent 0 1 £550 +92.98% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 315 (72.58%) WAN
2 273 (62.90%) Cisco
3 198 (45.62%) Firewall
4 143 (32.95%) Cisco Certification
5 120 (27.65%) Data Centre
6 116 (26.73%) Windows
7 102 (23.50%) CheckPoint
8 99 (22.81%) CCNP
8 99 (22.81%) Network Security
9 95 (21.89%) Security Cleared
10 88 (20.28%) SC Cleared
11 82 (18.89%) VoIP
12 81 (18.66%) VPN
12 81 (18.66%) Wireless
13 79 (18.20%) VMware
13 79 (18.20%) Active Directory
13 79 (18.20%) Cisco ASA
14 69 (15.90%) ITIL
15 68 (15.67%) Microsoft
16 67 (15.44%) Linux
16 67 (15.44%) MPLS
17 66 (15.21%) Windows Server
18 62 (14.29%) CCNA
19 60 (13.82%) Juniper
20 59 (13.59%) DNS
21 58 (13.36%) Telecoms
22 55 (12.67%) F5
22 55 (12.67%) Cisco Nexus
23 53 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
24 52 (11.98%) TCP/IP

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 30 (6.91%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.61%) Skype for Business
3 16 (3.69%) Apache
3 16 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.07%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.84%) Apache Pig
6 8 (1.84%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.84%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.84%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 4 (0.92%) IIS
11 2 (0.46%) CMS
11 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (8.29%) MS Office
2 26 (5.99%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.46%) InDesign
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project
4 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.46%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.46%) Office 365
3 9 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.84%) IaaS
5 5 (1.15%) PaaS
6 3 (0.69%) SaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 315 (72.58%) WAN
2 198 (45.62%) Firewall
3 99 (22.81%) Network Security
4 82 (18.89%) VoIP
5 81 (18.66%) VPN
5 81 (18.66%) Wireless
6 79 (18.20%) Cisco ASA
7 67 (15.44%) MPLS
8 59 (13.59%) DNS
9 55 (12.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 52 (11.98%) TCP/IP
11 46 (10.60%) SAN
12 44 (10.14%) WLAN
13 41 (9.45%) DHCP
14 40 (9.22%) SSL
15 34 (7.83%) BGP
16 33 (7.60%) Wi-Fi
17 31 (7.14%) Internet
18 28 (6.45%) IP Telephony
18 28 (6.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.61%) MySQL
3 11 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (2.07%) Big Data
4 9 (2.07%) HBase
4 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
4 9 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.84%) Apache Hive
5 8 (1.84%) Apache Zeppelin
5 8 (1.84%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.84%) Sqoop
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.46%) DataStage
8 1 (0.23%) DB2
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.61%) JIRA
2 6 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.46%) Ant
4 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.46%) JMeter
4 2 (0.46%) Maven
4 2 (0.46%) Subversion
4 2 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 58 (13.36%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.53%) Finance
3 7 (1.61%) Electronics
3 7 (1.61%) Marketing
4 6 (1.38%) Advertising
4 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.92%) Back Office
5 4 (0.92%) Billing
5 4 (0.92%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.69%) Banking
6 3 (0.69%) Games
7 2 (0.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.23%) French Language
8 1 (0.23%) German Language
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) Retail
8 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 148 (34.10%) Network Engineer
2 54 (12.44%) Architect
3 49 (11.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 42 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 41 (9.45%) Analyst
6 40 (9.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 39 (8.99%) Network Security Engineer
8 31 (7.14%) Project Manager
9 27 (6.22%) Firewall Engineer
10 26 (5.99%) LAN Engineer
10 26 (5.99%) Support Engineer
11 25 (5.76%) Administrator
11 25 (5.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 23 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 23 (5.30%) Consultant
13 21 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (4.84%) Network Architect
14 20 (4.61%) Network Analyst
15 14 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
15 14 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.23%) Middleware
2 8 (1.84%) .NET
2 8 (1.84%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.84%) Apache Tez
2 8 (1.84%) Kafka
2 8 (1.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (1.38%) J2EE
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.15%) MFC
4 5 (1.15%) WCF
4 5 (1.15%) Web Services
4 5 (1.15%) XML
4 5 (1.15%) XML Messaging
5 4 (0.92%) ADO
6 2 (0.46%) boto
6 2 (0.46%) CSS
6 2 (0.46%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.46%) HTML
7 1 (0.23%) Leaflet
7 1 (0.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 120 (27.65%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.23%) Clustering
3 14 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.07%) Grid Computing
5 9 (2.07%) PKI
6 8 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.61%) Replication
8 6 (1.38%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.38%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.69%) CMDB
10 3 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (0.69%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.69%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 116 (26.73%) Windows
2 67 (15.44%) Linux
3 66 (15.21%) Windows Server
4 50 (11.52%) Unix
5 33 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.46%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.23%) Android
9 14 (3.23%) Solaris
10 10 (2.30%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.84%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.15%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.92%) HPUX
14 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.69%) AIX
16 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.90%) ITIL
2 51 (11.75%) Network Design
3 38 (8.76%) Project Management
4 32 (7.37%) Migration
5 31 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 25 (5.76%) High Availability
7 23 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (5.30%) PRINCE2
8 22 (5.07%) Change Management
9 19 (4.38%) Configuration Management
10 18 (4.15%) Network Management
11 17 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (3.92%) Problem Management
12 16 (3.69%) Incident Management
13 15 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (3.46%) Service Management
14 14 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (3.23%) Information Security
15 13 (3.00%) Open Source
15 13 (3.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.61%) SQL
2 18 (4.15%) C++
2 18 (4.15%) Java
2 18 (4.15%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.53%) C
4 10 (2.30%) Perl
5 9 (2.07%) VB
6 8 (1.84%) C#
7 6 (1.38%) Python
7 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.92%) PHP
9 2 (0.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 143 (32.95%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (22.81%) CCNP
3 95 (21.89%) Security Cleared
4 88 (20.28%) SC Cleared
5 62 (14.29%) CCNA
6 26 (5.99%) Degree
7 22 (5.07%) CCIE
8 15 (3.46%) CCSE
9 11 (2.53%) CCDP
10 10 (2.30%) CCSA
10 10 (2.30%) CCVP
10 10 (2.30%) Check Point Certification
10 10 (2.30%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.07%) JNCIP
11 9 (2.07%) PMI Certification
12 8 (1.84%) CISSP
12 8 (1.84%) PMP
13 7 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.15%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.76%) SLA
2 15 (3.46%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.15%) HIPAA
4 5 (1.15%) QA
5 4 (0.92%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (18.20%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.84%) Apache Flume
5 8 (1.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.84%) HDFS
5 8 (1.84%) vSphere
6 7 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.61%) XenApp
7 5 (1.15%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.92%) Samba
8 4 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.69%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.46%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.46%) vCloud
11 1 (0.23%) Firmware
11 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.46%) FortiGate
2 13 (3.00%) NetBackup
3 11 (2.53%) AirWatch
3 11 (2.53%) WSUS
4 10 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (2.07%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (1.84%) Ambari
6 8 (1.84%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (1.84%) Oozie
7 7 (1.61%) SCCM
8 5 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (1.15%) Puppet
8 5 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.92%) Ansible
9 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.92%) SCOM
10 3 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.69%) OPNET
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 273 (62.90%) Cisco
2 102 (23.50%) CheckPoint
3 79 (18.20%) VMware
4 68 (15.67%) Microsoft
5 60 (13.82%) Juniper
6 55 (12.67%) F5
7 49 (11.29%) Palo Alto
8 34 (7.83%) HP
9 26 (5.99%) Oracle
10 22 (5.07%) Citrix
11 17 (3.92%) Symantec
12 12 (2.76%) Blue Coat
13 11 (2.53%) IBM
13 11 (2.53%) Intel Security
14 10 (2.30%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.07%) MobileIron
15 9 (2.07%) Teradata
16 8 (1.84%) Hortonworks
16 8 (1.84%) Riverbed
17 7 (1.61%) Apple
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