Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 24 November 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 66 53
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 +21
Contract jobs citing LAN 154 117 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.33% 3.01% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.16% 13.28% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 99 120
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +30.97%
10th Percentile £259 £306 £300
90th Percentile £579 £452 £525
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 19
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.30% -21.11% -55.56%
10th Percentile £12.24 £30.45 £13.30
90th Percentile £43.00 £50.30 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £45.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -61.39% +81.82% +45.59%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 848 881 926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.83% 22.63% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 550 549
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £500 £501 £498
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 68 93
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.74
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Hampshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Hampshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Hampshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Hampshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in Hampshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +8 53 £400 +17.65% 1
Portsmouth 0 20 £385 +6.21%
Southampton -10 20 £394 -1.56% 2
Hook +18 15 £400 +25.00%
Fareham +4 8 £385 -18.95%
Eastleigh -4 3 £300 -34.43% 2
Havant - 3 £513 -
Farnborough +2 2 £400 +21.21%
Fleet +7 1 £275 -24.03%
Winchester - 1 £300 -
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
Andover - 1 £225 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 119 (77.27%) WAN
2 71 (46.10%) Security Cleared
3 61 (39.61%) Cisco
4 46 (29.87%) Windows
5 45 (29.22%) SC Cleared
6 38 (24.68%) Firewall
7 36 (23.38%) DNS
7 36 (23.38%) VMware
8 35 (22.73%) Juniper
9 34 (22.08%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (22.08%) Migration
9 34 (22.08%) Data Centre
10 33 (21.43%) BGP
11 32 (20.78%) Wireless
12 30 (19.48%) OSPF
13 29 (18.83%) TCP/IP
13 29 (18.83%) DV Cleared
14 28 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 25 (16.23%) Windows Server
16 24 (15.58%) CCNP
16 24 (15.58%) Active Directory
17 23 (14.94%) VPN
18 19 (12.34%) CCNA
18 19 (12.34%) ITIL
18 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (11.69%) Network Design
19 18 (11.69%) Windows 7
20 17 (11.04%) VLAN
20 17 (11.04%) VoIP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.65%) Kentico
5 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.55%) Acrobat
3 7 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.55%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 119 (77.27%) WAN
2 38 (24.68%) Firewall
3 36 (23.38%) DNS
4 33 (21.43%) BGP
5 32 (20.78%) Wireless
6 30 (19.48%) OSPF
7 29 (18.83%) TCP/IP
8 23 (14.94%) VPN
9 17 (11.04%) VLAN
9 17 (11.04%) VoIP
10 16 (10.39%) DHCP
11 15 (9.74%) Network Security
12 14 (9.09%) MPLS
13 8 (5.19%) DAB
14 7 (4.55%) BIG-IP
14 7 (4.55%) HTTP
15 6 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (3.90%) IPsec
15 6 (3.90%) LTE
15 6 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.60%) MS Access
1 4 (2.60%) MySQL
2 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) MSI
2 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.55%) Finance
3 4 (2.60%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.65%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 34 (22.08%) Architect
3 31 (20.13%) Network Architect
4 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
5 11 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (5.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.55%) Author
8 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Technical Author
9 6 (3.90%) Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Consultant
9 6 (3.90%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (1.95%) Sensu
2 2 (1.30%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) MFC
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.90%) iPad
3 6 (3.90%) iPhone
4 5 (3.25%) CESG
4 5 (3.25%) Replication
5 3 (1.95%) User Experience
5 3 (1.95%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.30%) BYOD
6 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.87%) Windows
2 25 (16.23%) Windows Server
3 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.69%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.44%) Linux
5 13 (8.44%) Windows 10
6 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.90%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.60%) Unix
10 3 (1.95%) CentOS
11 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.08%) Migration
2 19 (12.34%) ITIL
3 18 (11.69%) Network Design
4 14 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (7.79%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 11 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 10 (6.49%) Project Management
8 9 (5.84%) ITSM
9 7 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (4.55%) SDLC
9 7 (4.55%) Service Management
9 7 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.90%) Boundary Protection
10 6 (3.90%) Coaching
10 6 (3.90%) High Availability
10 6 (3.90%) System Testing
11 5 (3.25%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.25%) SQL
2 4 (2.60%) Perl
2 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.60%) Python
2 4 (2.60%) VBScript
3 3 (1.95%) PHP
4 2 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) C++
5 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (46.10%) Security Cleared
2 45 (29.22%) SC Cleared
3 34 (22.08%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (18.83%) DV Cleared
5 24 (15.58%) CCNP
6 19 (12.34%) CCNA
7 10 (6.49%) Degree
7 10 (6.49%) JNCIA
8 9 (5.84%) CCIE
9 8 (5.19%) CCDP
9 8 (5.19%) CCIP
9 8 (5.19%) CCSA
9 8 (5.19%) CCSE
9 8 (5.19%) JNCIE
10 7 (4.55%) HP ASE
11 6 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (3.90%) HP MASE
12 3 (1.95%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.30%) MCITP
13 2 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) PMO
2 2 (1.30%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.84%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.95%) Docker
4 3 (1.95%) KVM
4 3 (1.95%) Xen
5 2 (1.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.60%) Ansible
3 4 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.60%) SCCM
3 4 (2.60%) WSUS
4 3 (1.95%) Grafana
4 3 (1.95%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.95%) logstash
4 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.95%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 61 (39.61%) Cisco
2 36 (23.38%) VMware
3 35 (22.73%) Juniper
4 28 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.39%) F5
6 15 (9.74%) Fortinet
6 15 (9.74%) HP
7 11 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.19%) Meraki
8 8 (5.19%) Riverbed
8 8 (5.19%) Symantec
9 7 (4.55%) Adobe
9 7 (4.55%) Aruba
9 7 (4.55%) Brocade
10 6 (3.90%) Forcepoint
10 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.25%) Citrix
12 4 (2.60%) Dell
12 4 (2.60%) Motorola
12 4 (2.60%) Oracle