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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 35 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.27% 2.41% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 21.62% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate
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£329 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £455 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £9.30 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
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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
89 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.25% 11.14% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 23 11
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, 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 17 (68.00%) WAN
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (28.00%) SAN
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) Network Security
8 5 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (16.00%) CCSE
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) CCSP
10 3 (12.00%) CCNP
10 3 (12.00%) CCNA
10 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.00%) HP
10 3 (12.00%) Intel
10 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (12.00%) CCSA
11 2 (8.00%) Korn
11 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) WAN
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (28.00%) SAN
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.00%) IPv4
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) RIP
7 2 (8.00%) VoIP
7 2 (8.00%) 802.11
7 2 (8.00%) MPLS
7 2 (8.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) BGP
7 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.00%) H.323
7 2 (8.00%) Multicast
7 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Support
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) DTV
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.00%) Scrum
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) CCSE
4 3 (12.00%) CCSP
4 3 (12.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) MCDST
5 1 (4.00%) MCTS
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Intel
6 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.00%) Websense
7 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.00%) IronPort
7 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) Nokia