The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
London / City of London
Rank 110 114 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23  
Contract jobs citing LAN 41 37 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.38% 1.13% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 9.92% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 82
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £352 £350
% change year-on-year +0.85% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.66% +60.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.88% -5.55%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 335 373 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.28% 11.41% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 274 491
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £554 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.19 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in the City of London

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in the City of London

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in the City of London

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 82 (85.42%) WAN
2 59 (61.46%) Cisco
3 48 (50.00%) Firewall
4 33 (34.38%) Data Centre
5 32 (33.33%) Wireless
6 30 (31.25%) Finance
7 29 (30.21%) Windows
8 25 (26.04%) VPN
9 24 (25.00%) ITIL
10 20 (20.83%) Citrix
10 20 (20.83%) VMware
11 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
11 19 (19.79%) Internet
12 18 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (16.67%) CCNP
13 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 16 (16.67%) Migration
14 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
14 15 (15.63%) MPLS
15 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
16 13 (13.54%) WLAN
16 13 (13.54%) SAN
16 13 (13.54%) Service Management
16 13 (13.54%) SolarWinds
16 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
17 12 (12.50%) Network Management
18 11 (11.46%) CheckPoint
18 11 (11.46%) OSPF
18 11 (11.46%) BGP
18 11 (11.46%) Linux

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.17%) JBoss
3 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.33%) PaaS
3 6 (6.25%) IaaS
3 6 (6.25%) SaaS
4 5 (5.21%) Office 365
5 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (85.42%) WAN
2 48 (50.00%) Firewall
3 32 (33.33%) Wireless
4 25 (26.04%) VPN
5 19 (19.79%) Internet
6 15 (15.63%) MPLS
7 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 13 (13.54%) SAN
8 13 (13.54%) WLAN
9 11 (11.46%) BGP
9 11 (11.46%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (11.46%) OSPF
10 9 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (8.33%) DHCP
11 8 (8.33%) DNS
11 8 (8.33%) Network Security
12 7 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (7.29%) VoIP
13 6 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Big Data
2 2 (2.08%) DB2
2 2 (2.08%) MySQL
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 30 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Front Office
5 1 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Network Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) Network Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Cisco Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Architect
8 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (6.25%) Cisco Support
10 6 (6.25%) Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) Network Support
10 6 (6.25%) Programme Manager
11 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
12 4 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Technical Support
12 4 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.17%) SOAP
3 2 (2.08%) .NET
3 2 (2.08%) CSS
3 2 (2.08%) XMPP
4 1 (1.04%) Middleware
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.25%) PMI
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) User Experience
5 3 (3.13%) CMDB
5 3 (3.13%) NHS
5 3 (3.13%) Replication
6 2 (2.08%) CCTV
6 2 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.08%) PKI
6 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.04%) Clustering
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.21%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.46%) Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Unix
5 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.08%) Android
6 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.04%) Solaris
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Migration
3 13 (13.54%) Service Management
4 12 (12.50%) Network Management
5 10 (10.42%) Project Management
5 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.38%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.29%) Change Management
9 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 6 (6.25%) Validation
10 5 (5.21%) Investment Management
10 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.21%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.17%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.17%) Database Security
11 4 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) Python
3 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.04%) C
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) Perl
4 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.67%) CCNP
3 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.38%) PMI Certification
4 9 (9.38%) PMP
5 7 (7.29%) CCNA
5 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (5.21%) CCIE
7 5 (5.21%) Degree
8 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.08%) CCDP
9 2 (2.08%) CCSA
9 2 (2.08%) CCSE
9 2 (2.08%) CISSP
9 2 (2.08%) MCSE
10 1 (1.04%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) COBIT
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.13%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.08%) vCloud
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) SCCM
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.13%) OPNET
3 2 (2.08%) OpenIDM
4 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.04%) Control-M
4 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.04%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.04%) Nagios
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 59 (61.46%) Cisco
2 20 (20.83%) Citrix
2 20 (20.83%) VMware
3 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.54%) SolarWinds
5 11 (11.46%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.42%) Palo Alto
7 7 (7.29%) Arista
7 7 (7.29%) Oracle
8 6 (6.25%) F5
8 6 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 5 (5.21%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.17%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.17%) Juniper
10 4 (4.17%) Symantec
10 4 (4.17%) WorldPay
11 3 (3.13%) EMC
11 3 (3.13%) HP
11 3 (3.13%) Meraki
12 2 (2.08%) Nortel
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