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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 42 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.32% 1.11% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 9.68% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£375 £360 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +118.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +29.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.06 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +25.37%
LAN
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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
62 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.97% 11.44% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 7
Average daily rate £400 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £389 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 20 (86.96%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (30.43%) CCNP
7 6 (26.09%) HP
7 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 4 (17.39%) MS Office
9 4 (17.39%) CCNA
9 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 4 (17.39%) VPN
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
9 4 (17.39%) Fault Management
10 3 (13.04%) SCCM
10 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
10 3 (13.04%) Network Security
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (13.04%) MCDST
10 3 (13.04%) IPsec

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) SSL
5 3 (13.04%) SAN
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
6 2 (8.70%) ADSL
6 2 (8.70%) LDAP
6 2 (8.70%) WLAN
6 2 (8.70%) SMTP
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Network Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Support
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Support
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Fault Management
3 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.04%) MCDST
4 3 (13.04%) MCP
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) CCIE
5 2 (8.70%) CCSP
5 2 (8.70%) CCSA
5 2 (8.70%) MCTS
5 2 (8.70%) CCSE
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) HP AIS
6 1 (4.35%) HP ASE
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Snort
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.70%) Sourcefire
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) IronPort
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Aruba
6 1 (4.35%) Wyse
6 1 (4.35%) Websense
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) Nokia
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (4.35%) Intel
6 1 (4.35%) F5
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