Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 45 41
Rank change year-on-year -19 -4 +35
Contract jobs citing LAN 112 142 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.14% 3.92% 4.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.14% 16.32% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 120 147
Hampshire median daily rate £376 £362 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -9.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £139 £299 £292
90th Percentile £589 £550 £598
South East median daily rate £373 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +2.76% -6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -65.50% +247.85%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.80 £13.03
90th Percentile £20.98 £32.50 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -23.26% -44.87% +122.86%

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 792 870 983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.18% 24.02% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 576 589
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £169 £250 £254
90th Percentile £500 £522 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.14% +5.47% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 61 63
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.30% -46.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.85 £12.60
90th Percentile £59.74 £46.96 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.28% -38.57% +62.19%

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 19 February 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
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 19 February 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 +3 59 £389 +14.41% 10
Southampton +1 10 £575 +49.35% 5
Fareham -9 9 £150 -61.04%
Hook -4 7 £294 -8.28% 1
Portsmouth -8 5 £224 -44.63% 2
Farnborough -7 2 £400 +17.65%
Havant - 2 £463 -
Fleet +6 1 £275 -24.03%
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
Andover - 1 £225 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 88 (78.57%) WAN
2 65 (58.04%) Security Cleared
3 46 (41.07%) Migration
4 44 (39.29%) Cisco
5 35 (31.25%) DV Cleared
6 33 (29.46%) Juniper
7 31 (27.68%) SC Cleared
8 28 (25.00%) Windows
9 25 (22.32%) DNS
9 25 (22.32%) Firewall
10 23 (20.54%) Wireless
10 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
11 20 (17.86%) BGP
12 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
13 18 (16.07%) VMware
13 18 (16.07%) Data Centre
14 17 (15.18%) OSPF
14 17 (15.18%) Windows Server
15 16 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (13.39%) VPN
17 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
17 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (11.61%) VLAN
18 13 (11.61%) DAB
19 12 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
20 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
20 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
21 10 (8.93%) DHCP
21 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
21 10 (8.93%) CCNP

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 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.68%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.89%) Kentico
5 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.25%) Acrobat
2 7 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.25%) PaintShop Pro
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.46%) Office 365
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 88 (78.57%) WAN
2 25 (22.32%) DNS
2 25 (22.32%) Firewall
3 23 (20.54%) Wireless
4 20 (17.86%) BGP
5 17 (15.18%) OSPF
6 15 (13.39%) VPN
7 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 13 (11.61%) DAB
8 13 (11.61%) VLAN
9 12 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (8.93%) DHCP
11 8 (7.14%) Network Security
12 6 (5.36%) Junos
12 6 (5.36%) MPLS
12 6 (5.36%) VoIP
13 4 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (2.68%) PBX
14 3 (2.68%) SAN
14 3 (2.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Selenium
1 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.89%) Subversion
1 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.68%) Finance
3 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) French Language
4 1 (0.89%) Military
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (34.82%) Architect
1 39 (34.82%) Network Architect
2 31 (27.68%) Network Engineer
3 11 (9.82%) Migration Engineer
4 8 (7.14%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.25%) Author
5 7 (6.25%) Technical Author
6 6 (5.36%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.36%) Desktop Technician
6 6 (5.36%) Network Security Architect
6 6 (5.36%) Security Architect
7 4 (3.57%) Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) Design Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) Junior
8 3 (2.68%) Junior Architect
8 3 (2.68%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) .NET
1 1 (0.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) iPad
3 6 (5.36%) iPhone
4 3 (2.68%) User Experience
5 2 (1.79%) BYOD
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Windows
2 17 (15.18%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.25%) Linux
6 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.36%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.68%) Unix
9 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) Migration
2 8 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.25%) Network Design
3 7 (6.25%) System Testing
4 6 (5.36%) Boundary Protection
4 6 (5.36%) ITIL
4 6 (5.36%) Project Management
5 5 (4.46%) IT Strategy
5 5 (4.46%) SDLC
5 5 (4.46%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.57%) Network Management
7 3 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.68%) Coaching
7 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.79%) BCP
8 2 (1.79%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.79%) ITSM
8 2 (1.79%) Network Architecture
8 2 (1.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.79%) Java
2 2 (1.79%) Python
3 1 (0.89%) Perl
3 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.89%) VBA
3 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (58.04%) Security Cleared
2 35 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 31 (27.68%) SC Cleared
4 16 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.93%) CCNP
6 7 (6.25%) JNCIS
7 5 (4.46%) CCNA
8 4 (3.57%) CCDP
8 4 (3.57%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.89%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.89%) MCITP
9 1 (0.89%) MCSE
9 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.46%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.68%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.79%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.79%) SCCM
3 2 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.79%) WSUS
4 1 (0.89%) Ansible
4 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.89%) Nagios
4 1 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (39.29%) Cisco
2 33 (29.46%) Juniper
3 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.07%) VMware
5 10 (8.93%) Symantec
6 7 (6.25%) Adobe
6 7 (6.25%) Meraki
7 6 (5.36%) Brocade
7 6 (5.36%) Forcepoint
7 6 (5.36%) HP
8 5 (4.46%) Citrix
9 4 (3.57%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.68%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.68%) F5
10 3 (2.68%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.68%) IBM
10 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.68%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds