Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 45 72
Rank change year-on-year -28 +27 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 109 140 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.95% 3.99% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.53% 17.77% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 90 88
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £298 £262 £306
90th Percentile £560 £550 £468
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 12
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £18.69 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -60.93% +6.29%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.24 £31.68
90th Percentile £45.75 £43.00 £53.18
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% -56.31% +80.00%

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 750 788 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.29% 22.44% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 473 498
Hampshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -0.99%
10th Percentile £269 £217 £263
90th Percentile £569 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.88% -3.20%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.78 £43.75 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +11.11%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +20 52 £450 +15.90% 5
Portsmouth -26 11 £325 -14.47% 3
Southampton -33 9 £450 +14.29% 5
Hook -6 4 £463 +15.63% 1
Fleet -17 4 - - 1
Gosport - 4 £345 -
Fareham -3 3 £725 +88.31% 1
Havant -8 3 - - 1
Winchester -10 2 - -
Eastleigh +2 1 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 80 (73.39%) WAN
2 62 (56.88%) Cisco
3 61 (55.96%) Security Cleared
4 44 (40.37%) Firewall
5 38 (34.86%) SC Cleared
6 33 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (28.44%) OSPF
8 28 (25.69%) Wireless
8 28 (25.69%) Data Centre
9 27 (24.77%) Migration
9 27 (24.77%) DV Cleared
10 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
11 24 (22.02%) Microsoft Office
11 24 (22.02%) Windows
11 24 (22.02%) IPsec
12 23 (21.10%) Juniper
12 23 (21.10%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (21.10%) VMware
13 21 (19.27%) BGP
14 19 (17.43%) HP
14 19 (17.43%) VPN
14 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (15.60%) Project Management
15 17 (15.60%) MPLS
16 16 (14.68%) DNS
16 16 (14.68%) CCNP
17 15 (13.76%) Network Security
17 15 (13.76%) Network Management
17 15 (13.76%) Network Design
17 15 (13.76%) Brocade

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 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (22.02%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.01%) MS Visio
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.92%) SAP GTS
1 1 (0.92%) SAP IBP
1 1 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (73.39%) WAN
2 44 (40.37%) Firewall
3 31 (28.44%) OSPF
4 28 (25.69%) Wireless
5 24 (22.02%) IPsec
6 23 (21.10%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (19.27%) BGP
8 19 (17.43%) VPN
9 17 (15.60%) MPLS
10 16 (14.68%) DNS
11 15 (13.76%) Network Security
12 13 (11.93%) SNMP
12 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
12 13 (11.93%) WLAN
13 12 (11.01%) Multicast
13 12 (11.01%) VoIP
14 11 (10.09%) SSH
14 11 (10.09%) Telnet
14 11 (10.09%) VRRP
14 11 (10.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.67%) MySQL
3 4 (3.67%) Redis
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.83%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.92%) Lumira
5 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.92%) Electronics
2 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (29.36%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.68%) Architect
3 11 (10.09%) Consultant
4 10 (9.17%) Network Architect
5 9 (8.26%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Network Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Network Support
7 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) IT Support
8 4 (3.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) .NET
1 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.67%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (3.67%) Kafka
2 4 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (3.67%) Sensu
3 3 (2.75%) CGI
3 3 (2.75%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.26%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.59%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.59%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.59%) PKI
4 4 (3.67%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.67%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.67%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.67%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.75%) NHS
5 3 (2.75%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) Windows
2 11 (10.09%) Linux
2 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.67%) CentOS
6 3 (2.75%) AIX
7 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.92%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Migration
2 17 (15.60%) Project Management
3 15 (13.76%) Network Design
3 15 (13.76%) Network Management
4 12 (11.01%) Presales
5 11 (10.09%) DevOps
6 10 (9.17%) ITIL
7 9 (8.26%) Decision-Making
7 9 (8.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (7.34%) Network Architecture
8 8 (7.34%) Service Management
9 7 (6.42%) Change Management
9 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.59%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.59%) RUP
10 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.59%) Test Management
10 5 (4.59%) Validation
10 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) Perl
1 7 (6.42%) Python
2 5 (4.59%) SQL
3 4 (3.67%) PHP
3 4 (3.67%) VB
4 3 (2.75%) C
5 2 (1.83%) Java
6 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (55.96%) Security Cleared
2 38 (34.86%) SC Cleared
3 33 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (24.77%) DV Cleared
5 16 (14.68%) CCNP
6 12 (11.01%) CCNA
7 11 (10.09%) HP MASE
8 7 (6.42%) JNCIS
9 5 (4.59%) CCIE
10 4 (3.67%) CCDE
10 4 (3.67%) Degree
10 4 (3.67%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.67%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.75%) CCDP
11 3 (2.75%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.83%) MCSE
12 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.92%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.09%) FreeRADIUS
4 6 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.67%) Docker
5 4 (3.67%) KVM
5 4 (3.67%) Xen
6 3 (2.75%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.83%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.50%) SCCM
3 5 (4.59%) SCOM
4 4 (3.67%) Ansible
4 4 (3.67%) Consul
4 4 (3.67%) Grafana
4 4 (3.67%) Kibana
4 4 (3.67%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.67%) logstash
4 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.67%) Prometheus
4 4 (3.67%) Puppet
4 4 (3.67%) Uchiwa
5 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.83%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.92%) OpenView
7 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 62 (56.88%) Cisco
2 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.10%) Juniper
3 23 (21.10%) VMware
4 19 (17.43%) HP
5 15 (13.76%) Brocade
6 13 (11.93%) Aruba
6 13 (11.93%) Fortinet
6 13 (11.93%) Oracle
7 8 (7.34%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.34%) Citrix
7 8 (7.34%) F5
8 6 (5.50%) Forcepoint
9 5 (4.59%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.59%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.67%) McAfee
10 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.67%) SaltStack
10 4 (3.67%) Splunk
11 3 (2.75%) NetApp