Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 46 56
Rank change year-on-year -39 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 98 145 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.60% 4.04% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.56% 17.06% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 99 88
Hampshire median daily rate £391 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +17.33% -
10th Percentile £286 £306 £285
90th Percentile £494 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £393 £393 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 £23.14 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.84% -51.62% +6.29%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.24 £24.94
90th Percentile £47.18 £43.00 £49.73
South East median hourly rate £23.88 £18.49 £41.00
% change year-on-year +29.12% -54.90% +57.69%

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 780 850 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.72% 23.66% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 507 593
Hampshire median daily rate £414 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +5.26% +1.00%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £285
90th Percentile £570 £504 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.63% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.01 £20.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.03% -43.66% +18.33%
10th Percentile £12.66 £10.40 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.90 £43.75 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.79% -30.04% +2.04%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 +15 39 £324 -17.78% 9
Portsmouth -14 13 £325 -15.58% 1
Southampton -23 8 £450 +16.13% 2
Gosport - 5 £345 -
Hook -17 4 £493 +10.67% 1
Fareham +1 2 £508 +31.82% 3
Havant -1 2 - -
Fleet - 2 - - 1
Eastleigh -6 1 - - 1
Winchester -12 1 £375 +15.38%
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 75 (76.53%) WAN
2 63 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 57 (58.16%) Cisco
4 45 (45.92%) Firewall
5 41 (41.84%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (38.78%) SC Cleared
7 37 (37.76%) VMware
7 37 (37.76%) Data Centre
8 33 (33.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (31.63%) BGP
10 30 (30.61%) OSPF
10 30 (30.61%) DV Cleared
11 27 (27.55%) Juniper
11 27 (27.55%) Windows
12 26 (26.53%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (23.47%) DNS
14 22 (22.45%) CCNP
14 22 (22.45%) Migration
14 22 (22.45%) Wireless
15 21 (21.43%) MPLS
16 20 (20.41%) Active Directory
17 19 (19.39%) VPN
18 18 (18.37%) Windows Server
19 17 (17.35%) CCNA
19 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
20 16 (16.33%) DevOps
21 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
21 15 (15.31%) Network Security
22 14 (14.29%) IPsec
22 14 (14.29%) Network Management

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 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.06%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.04%) IIS
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (76.53%) WAN
2 45 (45.92%) Firewall
3 31 (31.63%) BGP
4 30 (30.61%) OSPF
5 26 (26.53%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (23.47%) DNS
7 22 (22.45%) Wireless
8 21 (21.43%) MPLS
9 19 (19.39%) VPN
10 15 (15.31%) Network Security
11 14 (14.29%) IPsec
12 13 (13.27%) VLAN
13 12 (12.24%) TCP/IP
14 9 (9.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (9.18%) RIP
14 9 (9.18%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (8.16%) HSRP
15 8 (8.16%) L2TP
16 7 (7.14%) DAB
16 7 (7.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.06%) MySQL
4 3 (3.06%) Redis
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.10%) Subversion
3 4 (4.08%) JMeter
3 4 (4.08%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.06%) JIRA
4 3 (3.06%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.02%) Selenium
5 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Architect
3 13 (13.27%) Network Architect
4 9 (9.18%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Network Support
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Domain Architect
9 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) .NET
2 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.08%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.06%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.06%) Kafka
3 3 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.06%) Sensu
4 2 (2.04%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) Web Services Management
5 1 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.12%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.10%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.08%) PKI
5 3 (3.06%) NHS
5 3 (3.06%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.06%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.04%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Windows
2 18 (18.37%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.12%) Linux
4 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.06%) CentOS
7 2 (2.04%) AIX
8 1 (1.02%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) Migration
2 16 (16.33%) DevOps
3 14 (14.29%) Network Management
4 12 (12.24%) ITIL
4 12 (12.24%) Network Design
5 10 (10.20%) Service Management
6 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.18%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
7 8 (8.16%) Project Management
7 8 (8.16%) Test Strategy
8 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.14%) Test Management
9 6 (6.12%) Change Management
10 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.10%) Regression Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Release Management
10 5 (5.10%) System Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.10%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) Python
2 6 (6.12%) C
2 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.08%) C#
4 4 (4.08%) Java
5 3 (3.06%) Perl
5 3 (3.06%) PHP
5 3 (3.06%) SQL
6 1 (1.02%) VB
6 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 41 (41.84%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (38.78%) SC Cleared
4 30 (30.61%) DV Cleared
5 22 (22.45%) CCNP
6 17 (17.35%) CCNA
7 10 (10.20%) Degree
7 10 (10.20%) JNCIS
8 7 (7.14%) CCDP
9 4 (4.08%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.06%) CCIE
10 3 (3.06%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.06%) JNCIE
11 2 (2.04%) CCDE
11 2 (2.04%) MCSE
11 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
12 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
12 1 (1.02%) HP MASE
12 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (33.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (20.41%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (8.16%) VMware NSX
4 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.06%) Docker
5 3 (3.06%) KVM
5 3 (3.06%) Xen
6 2 (2.04%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.02%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) SCCM
2 7 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 7 (7.14%) SCOM
3 5 (5.10%) vCenter Server
4 4 (4.08%) Ansible
4 4 (4.08%) Perfmon
5 3 (3.06%) Consul
5 3 (3.06%) Grafana
5 3 (3.06%) Kibana
5 3 (3.06%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.06%) logstash
5 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.06%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.06%) Puppet
5 3 (3.06%) Uchiwa
6 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.02%) OpenView
7 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.02%) ThinApp
7 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (58.16%) Cisco
2 37 (37.76%) VMware
3 27 (27.55%) Juniper
4 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.22%) F5
6 10 (10.20%) Brocade
7 9 (9.18%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.18%) Oracle
8 7 (7.14%) Citrix
8 7 (7.14%) HP
9 6 (6.12%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.10%) Forcepoint
10 5 (5.10%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.10%) McAfee
11 4 (4.08%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.06%) Aruba
12 3 (3.06%) Palo Alto
12 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.06%) SaltStack
12 3 (3.06%) Splunk