The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 32 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6  
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.20% 1.92% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 10.91% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £313 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -28.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £303 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £313 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +3.65% +49.27%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 130 55 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 32.02% 17.63% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 19 22
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £702 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Basingstoke

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Basingstoke

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Basingstoke

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for LAN.

1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) WAN
3 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (43.33%) BGP
5 12 (40.00%) OSPF
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco
5 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 10 (33.33%) Firewall
6 10 (33.33%) Migration
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (30.00%) Juniper
7 9 (30.00%) CCNA
7 9 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (30.00%) Network Security
7 9 (30.00%) Network Management
8 8 (26.67%) Junos
8 8 (26.67%) Network Design
9 7 (23.33%) JNCIA
9 7 (23.33%) JNCIS
9 7 (23.33%) VLAN
9 7 (23.33%) MPLS
10 6 (20.00%) Wireless
10 6 (20.00%) VoIP
10 6 (20.00%) VPN
10 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) LTE
11 5 (16.67%) SCTP
11 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
11 5 (16.67%) CESG
11 5 (16.67%) Brocade

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) WAN
2 13 (43.33%) BGP
3 12 (40.00%) OSPF
4 10 (33.33%) Firewall
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (30.00%) Network Security
6 8 (26.67%) Junos
7 7 (23.33%) MPLS
7 7 (23.33%) VLAN
8 6 (20.00%) VoIP
8 6 (20.00%) VPN
8 6 (20.00%) Wireless
9 5 (16.67%) DNS
9 5 (16.67%) IPsec
9 5 (16.67%) LTE
9 5 (16.67%) MVNO
9 5 (16.67%) SCTP
10 4 (13.33%) DAB
10 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Network Architect
3 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Engineering Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) IP Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Network Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IP Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cabling Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) CESG
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) e-Health
5 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 9 (30.00%) Network Management
3 8 (26.67%) Network Design
4 5 (16.67%) Change Control
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) High Availability
5 3 (10.00%) Boundary Protection
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (30.00%) CCNA
5 7 (23.33%) JNCIA
5 7 (23.33%) JNCIS
6 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (6.67%) CCNP
9 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) KVM
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) Grafana
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) logstash
2 1 (3.33%) Netcool
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Juniper
3 5 (16.67%) Brocade
3 5 (16.67%) F5
3 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Motorola
5 2 (6.67%) Altiris
5 2 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) VMware