Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -54 +2 +27
Contract jobs citing LAN 81 162 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.13% 4.58% 4.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.40% 19.19% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 117 120
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +11.48% +10.91%
10th Percentile £137 £308 £275
90th Percentile £525 £560 £590
South East median daily rate £400 £398 £350
% change year-on-year +0.63% +13.57% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 17
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.42 £19.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.54% -59.23% +48.31%
10th Percentile £12.23 £13.00 £18.70
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.00 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -62.50% +46.67%

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 779 844 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.51% 23.87% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 545 653
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £269 £263
90th Percentile £509 £531 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £402 £380
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.66% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 66 60
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.25 £17.88 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.23% -52.32% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.53 £37.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £16.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +48.48% -47.20% -3.13%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -7 39 £195 -47.12% 9
Portsmouth -6 7 - - 3
Hook -13 5 £493 +15.88% 1
Southampton -14 4 £450 +16.13% 3
Fareham -17 3 £150 -61.04% 2
Gosport - 3 £345 -
Winchester -4 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Farnborough -19 1 £400 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 64 (79.01%) WAN
2 60 (74.07%) Security Cleared
3 46 (56.79%) Cisco
4 34 (41.98%) VMware
5 31 (38.27%) Migration
5 31 (38.27%) Juniper
5 31 (38.27%) SC Cleared
5 31 (38.27%) DV Cleared
5 31 (38.27%) Data Centre
6 30 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (37.04%) Firewall
7 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (30.86%) BGP
9 24 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (28.40%) OSPF
11 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
12 19 (23.46%) Windows
13 18 (22.22%) DNS
14 17 (20.99%) CCNP
14 17 (20.99%) Wireless
15 16 (19.75%) VLAN
15 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
16 14 (17.28%) VPN
17 13 (16.05%) Network Management
18 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 12 (14.81%) MPLS
18 12 (14.81%) DAB
18 12 (14.81%) Brocade
19 11 (13.58%) VMware NSX
20 10 (12.35%) DevOps

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 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.47%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 64 (79.01%) WAN
2 30 (37.04%) Firewall
3 25 (30.86%) BGP
4 24 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (28.40%) OSPF
6 18 (22.22%) DNS
7 17 (20.99%) Wireless
8 16 (19.75%) VLAN
9 14 (17.28%) VPN
10 12 (14.81%) DAB
10 12 (14.81%) MPLS
11 10 (12.35%) DHCP
12 7 (8.64%) HSRP
12 7 (8.64%) IPsec
12 7 (8.64%) L2TP
12 7 (8.64%) Network Security
12 7 (8.64%) RIP
13 6 (7.41%) SAN
14 4 (4.94%) WLAN
15 3 (3.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Subversion
2 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.94%) JMeter
2 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (3.70%) SilkTest
4 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Architect
2 25 (30.86%) Network Architect
2 25 (30.86%) Network Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Design Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Network Support
6 3 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Switch Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
1 2 (2.47%) SOAP
1 2 (2.47%) Web Services
1 2 (2.47%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.47%) NHS
4 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Migration
2 13 (16.05%) Network Management
3 10 (12.35%) DevOps
4 8 (9.88%) ITIL
5 7 (8.64%) IT Strategy
5 7 (8.64%) Network Design
6 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.41%) Defect Management
6 6 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 6 (7.41%) Release Management
6 6 (7.41%) System Testing
6 6 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 6 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 6 (7.41%) V-Model
6 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.17%) Service Management
8 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
1 7 (8.64%) Python
2 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 6 (7.41%) C
3 4 (4.94%) C#
3 4 (4.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 31 (38.27%) DV Cleared
2 31 (38.27%) SC Cleared
3 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (20.99%) CCNP
5 10 (12.35%) CCDP
5 10 (12.35%) JNCIS
6 9 (11.11%) CCNA
6 9 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.23%) CCIE
7 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 30 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.58%) VMware NSX
4 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) vCenter Server
3 4 (4.94%) Perfmon
4 3 (3.70%) SCOM
5 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.47%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.47%) WSUS
6 1 (1.23%) Ansible
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.23%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) Cisco
2 34 (41.98%) VMware
3 31 (38.27%) Juniper
4 12 (14.81%) Brocade
4 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.64%) Riverbed
6 6 (7.41%) F5
7 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.17%) HP
8 4 (4.94%) EMC
8 4 (4.94%) IBM
8 4 (4.94%) NetApp
8 4 (4.94%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix
9 3 (3.70%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.70%) McAfee
9 3 (3.70%) Mitel
10 2 (2.47%) Dell
10 2 (2.47%) Symantec