Period
to 19 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 87 47
Rank change year-on-year +27 -40 +14
Contract jobs citing LAN 142 97 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.98% 2.60% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.11% 12.55% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 31 99
Hampshire median daily rate £373 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% -9.09% +17.33%
10th Percentile £245 £285 £306
90th Percentile £475 £495 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.75 £27.50 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +18.84% -51.62%
10th Percentile £16.34 £12.23 £12.24
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.18 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £23.88 £18.49
% change year-on-year +31.94% +29.12% -54.90%

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 706 773 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.79% 20.71% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 359 507
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £571 £504
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 69 63
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £25.01 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.97% +25.03% -43.66%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.66 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.57 £45.90 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £17.49
% change year-on-year +17.89% +35.79% -30.04%

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 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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
Southampton +19 28 £363 -19.44% 12
Basingstoke -9 28 £343 +16.10% 11
Portsmouth +3 20 £325 - 4
Fleet +7 11 £395 -
Hook +5 10 £450 -8.63% 1
Fareham 0 7 £325 -36.01% 4
Farnborough - 5 £400 - 4
Winchester +14 4 £350 -6.67% 2
Gosport 0 3 £433 +25.36% 1
Andover - 2 £271 - 2
Havant +8 1 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 111 (78.17%) WAN
2 86 (60.56%) Cisco
3 56 (39.44%) Windows
4 54 (38.03%) Firewall
4 54 (38.03%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (33.10%) Security Cleared
6 39 (27.46%) Active Directory
6 39 (27.46%) CCNP
7 32 (22.54%) VMware
7 32 (22.54%) Windows Server
8 27 (19.01%) VPN
9 26 (18.31%) SC Cleared
10 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
10 25 (17.61%) ITIL
10 25 (17.61%) Data Centre
11 24 (16.90%) Juniper
12 23 (16.20%) DNS
12 23 (16.20%) MPLS
13 22 (15.49%) Project Management
13 22 (15.49%) F5
14 21 (14.79%) BGP
14 21 (14.79%) HP
14 21 (14.79%) VoIP
15 20 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (12.68%) CCNA
16 18 (12.68%) OSPF
16 18 (12.68%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (12.68%) Migration
17 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure

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 7 (4.93%) MS Exchange
1 7 (4.93%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.75%) Office 365
4 8 (5.63%) OpenShift
5 5 (3.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (78.17%) WAN
2 54 (38.03%) Firewall
3 27 (19.01%) VPN
4 23 (16.20%) DNS
4 23 (16.20%) MPLS
5 21 (14.79%) BGP
5 21 (14.79%) VoIP
6 18 (12.68%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (12.68%) OSPF
7 16 (11.27%) Network Security
8 14 (9.86%) Wireless
9 13 (9.15%) DHCP
10 10 (7.04%) IPsec
10 10 (7.04%) WLAN
11 9 (6.34%) NetScaler
11 9 (6.34%) TCP/IP
11 9 (6.34%) VLAN
11 9 (6.34%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (5.63%) SAN
13 6 (4.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.63%) MariaDB
3 8 (5.63%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.11%) MS Access
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) JIRA
2 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.70%) JMeter
3 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (11.97%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.11%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.41%) French Language
5 2 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (39.44%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (9.86%) Project Manager
3 14 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.45%) Network Support
5 9 (6.34%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) Architect
6 8 (5.63%) Design Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) IT Manager
6 8 (5.63%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (5.63%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) Network Architect
8 6 (4.23%) IT Support
8 6 (4.23%) Telephony Support
9 5 (3.52%) Analyst
9 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) Middleware
2 5 (3.52%) LDAP
3 2 (1.41%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.41%) Web Services
3 2 (1.41%) XML
4 1 (0.70%) Java EE
4 1 (0.70%) JSON
4 1 (0.70%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.45%) Mainframe
3 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.34%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.23%) PKI
7 5 (3.52%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.82%) Clustering
8 4 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.11%) CESG
9 3 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.11%) Life Science
10 2 (1.41%) Digital TV
10 2 (1.41%) Replication
11 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.70%) Handset
11 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (39.44%) Windows
2 32 (22.54%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.97%) Linux
4 9 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.93%) Unix
6 5 (3.52%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.52%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.82%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.41%) Check Point GAiA
9 2 (1.41%) Solaris
9 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.70%) AIX
10 1 (0.70%) Android
10 1 (0.70%) CentOS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.61%) ITIL
2 22 (15.49%) Project Management
3 20 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 18 (12.68%) Migration
5 14 (9.86%) DevOps
5 14 (9.86%) Network Design
6 12 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (7.75%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.75%) Project Delivery
8 9 (6.34%) Data Migration
8 9 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.34%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (5.63%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.63%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.93%) High Availability
11 6 (4.23%) Capacity Management
11 6 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (4.23%) Demand Management
11 6 (4.23%) Network Architecture
11 6 (4.23%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) SQL
2 2 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) Groovy
3 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (38.03%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (33.10%) Security Cleared
3 39 (27.46%) CCNP
4 26 (18.31%) SC Cleared
5 18 (12.68%) CCNA
6 16 (11.27%) DV Cleared
7 12 (8.45%) CCIE
8 10 (7.04%) Degree
9 8 (5.63%) CCDP
10 7 (4.93%) JNCIS
11 5 (3.52%) CISSP
11 5 (3.52%) JNCIP
12 4 (2.82%) CISA
12 4 (2.82%) ISACA
12 4 (2.82%) JNCIE
12 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (2.11%) DBS Check
13 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (1.41%) CCDA
14 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) ITGC
1 4 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.11%) PMO
3 2 (1.41%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (27.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.04%) vSphere
4 8 (5.63%) Docker
4 8 (5.63%) XenApp
4 8 (5.63%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.11%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.41%) vCloud
8 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) Ansible
1 4 (2.82%) Single Sign-On
1 4 (2.82%) vCenter Server
1 4 (2.82%) WSUS
2 3 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.11%) SCCM
3 2 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 86 (60.56%) Cisco
2 32 (22.54%) VMware
3 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
4 24 (16.90%) Juniper
5 22 (15.49%) F5
6 21 (14.79%) HP
7 17 (11.97%) Fortinet
8 14 (9.86%) Dell
8 14 (9.86%) Oracle
9 13 (9.15%) Citrix
10 12 (8.45%) EMC
11 9 (6.34%) Aruba
11 9 (6.34%) Brocade
11 9 (6.34%) CheckPoint
11 9 (6.34%) Meraki
11 9 (6.34%) Palo Alto
12 8 (5.63%) NetApp
13 6 (4.23%) McAfee
14 5 (3.52%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.52%) Veeam