The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 16 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.24% 1.65% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.85% 12.73% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 11
Median daily rate £355 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £326 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
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
66 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.66% 12.97% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 29
Median daily rate £350 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £315 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for LAN.

1 44 (93.62%) WAN
2 41 (87.23%) Cisco
2 41 (87.23%) Wireless
3 39 (82.98%) Firewall
3 39 (82.98%) VoIP
3 39 (82.98%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (78.72%) SC Cleared
4 37 (78.72%) Security Cleared
5 28 (59.57%) CCNP
6 23 (48.94%) CheckPoint
6 23 (48.94%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (38.30%) Network Security
8 15 (31.91%) CCNA
9 13 (27.66%) IP Telephony
10 12 (25.53%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
11 7 (14.89%) Palo Alto
12 5 (10.64%) Fault Management
12 5 (10.64%) MPLS
12 5 (10.64%) CCIE
13 4 (8.51%) SLA
13 4 (8.51%) VPN
14 3 (6.38%) BT
14 3 (6.38%) VMware
14 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
14 3 (6.38%) ITIL
14 3 (6.38%) Avaya
15 2 (4.26%) Multicast
15 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
15 2 (4.26%) Juniper

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 44 (93.62%) WAN
2 41 (87.23%) Wireless
3 39 (82.98%) Firewall
3 39 (82.98%) VoIP
4 23 (48.94%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (38.30%) Network Security
6 13 (27.66%) IP Telephony
7 12 (25.53%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (10.64%) MPLS
9 4 (8.51%) VPN
10 2 (4.26%) BGP
10 2 (4.26%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (4.26%) DNS
10 2 (4.26%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.26%) Multicast
10 2 (4.26%) OSPF
10 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.13%) NAS
General
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Network Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 13 (27.66%) Firewall Engineer
4 12 (25.53%) Consultant
4 12 (25.53%) Network Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Telephony Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Telephony Support
8 2 (4.26%) Firewall Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Network Support
8 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.64%) Fault Management
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.13%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.13%) ITSM
4 1 (2.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.13%) Network Design
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
4 1 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.13%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 39 (82.98%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (78.72%) SC Cleared
2 37 (78.72%) Security Cleared
3 28 (59.57%) CCNP
4 15 (31.91%) CCNA
5 5 (10.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) Cisco
2 23 (48.94%) CheckPoint
3 7 (14.89%) Palo Alto
4 3 (6.38%) Avaya
4 3 (6.38%) BT
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp