Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 70 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 99 128 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.39% 3.42% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.28% 16.08% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 67 51
Hampshire median daily rate £406 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +10.50%
10th Percentile £120 £201 £150
90th Percentile £538 £550 £589
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £366
% change year-on-year +3.23% +5.98% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.21 £24.91 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.44% +24.18% -13.72%
10th Percentile £19.30 £22.14 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £28.75 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £24.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.50% +24.55% -33.33%

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 573 796 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.60% 21.24% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 468 437
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +0.65%
10th Percentile £246 £300 £195
90th Percentile £532 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 51
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +56.25% -
10th Percentile £17.68 £12.48 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £46.17
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £17.44
% change year-on-year +59.09% +26.16% -22.50%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 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
Fareham +24 25 £400 +3.23%
Southampton +4 14 £437 +38.73% 4
Portsmouth +16 12 - -
Basingstoke -23 12 £438 - 6
Farnborough +15 3 £310 -4.62%
Hook +6 2 £355 -3.40%
Havant +3 2 £120 -
Andover - 2 £368 - 1
Fleet +23 1 - - 1
Gosport -6 1 £384 -4.00%
Aldershot - 1 £114 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 82 (82.83%) WAN
2 57 (57.58%) Cisco
3 45 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 35 (35.35%) Windows
4 35 (35.35%) SC Cleared
5 34 (34.34%) Active Directory
5 34 (34.34%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (34.34%) Firewall
6 32 (32.32%) BGP
6 32 (32.32%) Data Centre
7 30 (30.30%) MPLS
8 28 (28.28%) CCNP
9 26 (26.26%) DNS
10 24 (24.24%) VMware
11 22 (22.22%) Windows Server
12 21 (21.21%) VPN
12 21 (21.21%) CCIE
13 20 (20.20%) Juniper
14 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
14 19 (19.19%) F5
15 18 (18.18%) Multicast
15 18 (18.18%) WLAN
16 17 (17.17%) DHCP
16 17 (17.17%) IPsec
16 17 (17.17%) CheckPoint
16 17 (17.17%) Palo Alto
17 16 (16.16%) Windows 10
17 16 (16.16%) OSPF
18 15 (15.15%) Wireless
18 15 (15.15%) ITIL

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 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) Kinematics
3 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.04%) Simulink
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Azure
2 5 (5.05%) Office 365
3 2 (2.02%) AWS
3 2 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.02%) IaaS
3 2 (2.02%) PaaS
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (82.83%) WAN
2 34 (34.34%) Firewall
3 32 (32.32%) BGP
4 30 (30.30%) MPLS
5 26 (26.26%) DNS
6 21 (21.21%) VPN
7 18 (18.18%) Multicast
7 18 (18.18%) WLAN
8 17 (17.17%) DHCP
8 17 (17.17%) IPsec
9 16 (16.16%) OSPF
10 15 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (15.15%) Wireless
11 13 (13.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (12.12%) VLAN
12 12 (12.12%) VoIP
13 9 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (8.08%) HSRP
14 8 (8.08%) Network Security
14 8 (8.08%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.01%) JMeter
2 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.03%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Architect
4 11 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) IT Support
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Network Support
8 5 (5.05%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Control Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Data Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Windows Support Analyst
11 2 (2.02%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.01%) SOAP
1 1 (1.01%) Web Services
1 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.32%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.04%) PKI
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Life Science
5 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.01%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.35%) Windows
2 22 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 16 (16.16%) Windows 10
4 13 (13.13%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.09%) Linux
6 5 (5.05%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.04%) Android
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.02%) Unix
10 1 (1.01%) AIX
10 1 (1.01%) OS/2
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.15%) ITIL
2 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
2 12 (12.12%) Migration
3 9 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 8 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.07%) Decision-Making
5 7 (7.07%) DevOps
5 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (7.07%) Network Design
6 6 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.05%) Availability Management
7 5 (5.05%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.05%) System Testing
8 4 (4.04%) Complexity Analysis
8 4 (4.04%) Mathematical Modelling
8 4 (4.04%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 4 (4.04%) Service Desk Management
8 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineering
8 4 (4.04%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) Ada
1 4 (4.04%) MATLAB
2 3 (3.03%) C
2 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.03%) SQL
3 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.02%) Java
3 2 (2.02%) Perl
3 2 (2.02%) Python
4 1 (1.01%) Groovy
4 1 (1.01%) Julia
4 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 35 (35.35%) SC Cleared
3 34 (34.34%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (28.28%) CCNP
5 21 (21.21%) CCIE
6 10 (10.10%) CCDP
6 10 (10.10%) Degree
7 8 (8.08%) CCNA
8 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
9 4 (4.04%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.02%) MCSE
10 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.01%) CISSP
11 1 (1.01%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.01%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.01%) MCSA
11 1 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) COBIT
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (34.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.10%) vSphere
3 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.01%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) SCCM
2 8 (8.08%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.02%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) WSUS
5 1 (1.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.01%) Terraform
5 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (57.58%) Cisco
2 24 (24.24%) VMware
3 20 (20.20%) Juniper
4 19 (19.19%) F5
4 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.17%) CheckPoint
5 17 (17.17%) Palo Alto
6 12 (12.12%) Citrix
6 12 (12.12%) Fortinet
7 6 (6.06%) Brocade
8 4 (4.04%) HP
9 3 (3.03%) Remedy
10 2 (2.02%) Aruba
10 2 (2.02%) Dell
11 1 (1.01%) BMC
11 1 (1.01%) CommVault
11 1 (1.01%) NetApp
11 1 (1.01%) Nokia
11 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.01%) Sun