Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 58 98
Rank change year-on-year +7 +40 -54
Contract jobs citing LAN 56 146 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.44% 4.01% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.95% 20.53% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 106 28
Median daily rate £473 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -0.79% -9.13%
10th Percentile £335 £248 £143
90th Percentile £564 £488 £514
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.31% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 14
Median hourly rate £53.08 £27.50 £42.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.00% -35.17% +157.09%
10th Percentile £49.14 £17.55 £12.23
90th Percentile £57.02 £33.65 £47.51
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -29.09% - +83.33%

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 351 711 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.53% 19.51% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 446 348
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £211
90th Percentile £538 £525 £552
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £415
% change year-on-year +2.41% -0.06% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 68
Median hourly rate £38.64 £25.12 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.80% -0.52% +26.26%
10th Percentile £22.25 £12.50 £12.23
90th Percentile £55.23 £47.53 £46.23
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +77.14% -31.37% +45.71%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Hampshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LAN in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for LAN in Hampshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LAN in Hampshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for LAN in Hampshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LAN in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 2 July 2020. 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
Winchester +14 10 £538 +53.57% 3
Portsmouth +22 7 £450 +38.46% 1
Basingstoke +8 7 £536 +47.93% 3
Fareham +21 6 £450 +63.79%
Southampton -4 6 £457 +30.57% 1
Gosport +8 2 £400 -7.51%
Fleet +3 1 £350 -11.39%
Havant -2 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 54 (96.43%) WAN
2 32 (57.14%) Cisco
3 27 (48.21%) Firewall
4 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
5 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
6 18 (32.14%) MPLS
6 18 (32.14%) BGP
7 17 (30.36%) Windows
7 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
8 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (23.21%) CCNP
10 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
10 12 (21.43%) Linux
10 12 (21.43%) VMware
11 11 (19.64%) Juniper
11 11 (19.64%) Network Security
11 11 (19.64%) VLAN
11 11 (19.64%) Palo Alto
12 10 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (16.07%) F5
13 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (16.07%) Azure
13 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
13 9 (16.07%) SNMP
13 9 (16.07%) IPsec
14 8 (14.29%) Migration
14 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 8 (14.29%) DNS
14 8 (14.29%) Client/Server

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 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.36%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Azure
2 7 (12.50%) AWS
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
3 2 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (96.43%) WAN
2 27 (48.21%) Firewall
3 18 (32.14%) BGP
3 18 (32.14%) MPLS
4 11 (19.64%) Network Security
4 11 (19.64%) VLAN
5 10 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (16.07%) IPsec
6 9 (16.07%) SNMP
7 8 (14.29%) DNS
7 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 7 (12.50%) OSPF
8 7 (12.50%) SAN
8 7 (12.50%) SSL
8 7 (12.50%) VPN
9 6 (10.71%) DHCP
9 6 (10.71%) FTP
9 6 (10.71%) VoIP
9 6 (10.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
1 3 (5.36%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) FishEye
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.57%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Network Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Network Support
5 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Check Point Support
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (1.79%) Akka
2 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.79%) Java EE
2 1 (1.79%) Java EE 5
2 1 (1.79%) JSON
2 1 (1.79%) Node.js
2 1 (1.79%) RESTful
2 1 (1.79%) Spring
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Tandem
4 4 (7.14%) Clustering
4 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.57%) CESG
5 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.79%) BYOD
6 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) Handset
6 1 (1.79%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) AIX
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.14%) Check Point GAiA
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 8 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) Network Planning
3 6 (10.71%) Project Delivery
4 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.93%) Network Management
5 4 (7.14%) Architectural Design
5 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.14%) Information Security
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (7.14%) Network Design
5 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.36%) Cryptography
6 3 (5.36%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.36%) SIEM
6 3 (5.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Python
2 3 (5.36%) VB
2 3 (5.36%) VBScript
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) Java 8
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) R
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
3 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (23.21%) CCNP
5 8 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 7 (12.50%) CCIE
7 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (7.14%) CCNA
9 3 (5.36%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (3.57%) CCDA
10 2 (3.57%) CEH
10 2 (3.57%) CREST Certified
10 2 (3.57%) Degree
10 2 (3.57%) GIAC
10 2 (3.57%) JNCIA
10 2 (3.57%) MCSE
10 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.79%) CISSP
11 1 (1.79%) MCP
11 1 (1.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) NIST
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) XenApp
4 3 (5.36%) Terminal Server
4 3 (5.36%) vSphere
5 2 (3.57%) Snort
6 1 (1.79%) Docker
6 1 (1.79%) RHEV
6 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) WSUS
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 4 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (5.36%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.57%) Terraform
5 1 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.79%) Nessus
5 1 (1.79%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Cisco
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) VMware
4 11 (19.64%) Juniper
4 11 (19.64%) Palo Alto
5 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
5 9 (16.07%) F5
6 6 (10.71%) Citrix
6 6 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 5 (8.93%) Meraki
8 4 (7.14%) McAfee
8 4 (7.14%) Symantec
9 3 (5.36%) IBM
9 3 (5.36%) Lotus
10 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.79%) Avaya
11 1 (1.79%) CA
11 1 (1.79%) HP
11 1 (1.79%) ProCurve