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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 27 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 19 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.92% 3.19% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 13.04% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £391 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £9.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.98 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -11.70%
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
57 92 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.77% 24.47% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 23
Average daily rate £360 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £401 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% +47.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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
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 3 September 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 25 (89.29%) WAN
2 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
3 16 (57.14%) Firewall
4 15 (53.57%) VoIP
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco
5 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (46.43%) Wireless
6 13 (46.43%) CCNA
7 12 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
9 8 (28.57%) SLA
9 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 7 (25.00%) Fault Management
10 7 (25.00%) Network Security
10 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 7 (25.00%) IP Telephony
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
13 4 (14.29%) Windows
14 3 (10.71%) SAN
14 3 (10.71%) SSL
14 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
14 3 (10.71%) Project Management
14 3 (10.71%) IPsec
14 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (10.71%) Change Control
15 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
15 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
15 2 (7.14%) Wireshark

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) WAN
2 16 (57.14%) Firewall
3 15 (53.57%) VoIP
4 13 (46.43%) Wireless
5 12 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 7 (25.00%) Network Security
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.71%) IPsec
8 3 (10.71%) SSL
8 3 (10.71%) SAN
9 2 (7.14%) Internet
9 2 (7.14%) SMTP
9 2 (7.14%) FTP
9 2 (7.14%) HTTP
9 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.14%) DNS
9 2 (7.14%) LDAP
9 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (7.14%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) DTS
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) CESG
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Solaris
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Demand Management
5 1 (3.57%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (46.43%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Snort
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.57%) 3Com
5 1 (3.57%) Nortel
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
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