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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 12 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 18 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.14% 4.22% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.00% 23.73% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 10
Median daily rate £400 £356 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £338 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £386 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.10%
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
40 59 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.10% 17.77% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 64
Median daily rate £400 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £261 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £45.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +74.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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 39 (97.50%) WAN
2 34 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (85.00%) Firewall
3 32 (80.00%) Wireless
3 32 (80.00%) Cisco
3 32 (80.00%) CCNP
4 29 (72.50%) Network Security
4 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
4 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
4 29 (72.50%) Palo Alto
5 27 (67.50%) VoIP
6 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
7 19 (47.50%) CCNA
8 18 (45.00%) FortiGate
8 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
10 10 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (25.00%) AlgoSec
10 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony
10 10 (25.00%) Fault Management
10 10 (25.00%) Tufin
11 9 (22.50%) SLA
12 5 (12.50%) Network Design
12 5 (12.50%) Linux
13 4 (10.00%) VMware
13 4 (10.00%) ITIL
13 4 (10.00%) DNS
14 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 3 (7.50%) PowerShell

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:

Communications & Networking
1 39 (97.50%) WAN
2 34 (85.00%) Firewall
3 32 (80.00%) Wireless
4 29 (72.50%) Network Security
5 27 (67.50%) VoIP
6 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 10 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (10.00%) DNS
9 3 (7.50%) DHCP
9 3 (7.50%) MPLS
9 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
9 3 (7.50%) VPN
10 2 (5.00%) BGP
10 2 (5.00%) OSPF
10 2 (5.00%) WLAN
11 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
11 1 (2.50%) FTP
11 1 (2.50%) HTTP
11 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
General
1 3 (7.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Network Engineer
2 20 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Security Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (12.50%) Network Support
7 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Administrator
9 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 5 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Network Management
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 34 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (80.00%) CCNP
3 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
3 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
4 19 (47.50%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) CCDP
5 2 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) CCSE
6 1 (2.50%) CEH
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Cisco
2 29 (72.50%) Palo Alto
3 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.00%) AlgoSec
4 10 (25.00%) Tufin
5 4 (10.00%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat