The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 46 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.69% 4.13% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 36.59% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
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£363 £313 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +5.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.52 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +15.71%
LAN
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.08% 11.29% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 12
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £150 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (20.00%) Snort
6 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) IPsec
6 3 (20.00%) PKI
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (20.00%) CESG
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (20.00%) LDAP
6 3 (20.00%) Solaris

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) LDAP
4 3 (20.00%) SMTP
4 3 (20.00%) FTP
4 3 (20.00%) HTTP
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) SSL
4 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
1 3 (20.00%) CESG
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
2 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) RAD
4 1 (6.67%) DSDM
4 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
4 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) MCDST
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) HP AIS
5 1 (6.67%) HP ASE
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Pegasus
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
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