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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 21 12 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Contract jobs citing LAN 9 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.49% 11.07% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 40.85% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 5
Median daily rate £355 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.36 - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -15.55%

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
42 71 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.28% 27.10% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 47
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.36 £32.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.11% +138.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £32.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.21 £32.75 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) VoIP
3 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
5 6 (50.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (8.33%) MS Office
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) NHS
8 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Fat Client

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) VoIP
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) VMware