Period
to 19 March 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 March 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 71 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 131 104 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.44% 2.87% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.21% 12.46% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 39 120
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £234 £128 £299
90th Percentile £500 £589 £550
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.55% +21.21% -59.76%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £28.75 £46.18 £32.50
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +44.41% -4.17% -53.85%

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 761 835 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.99% 23.05% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 412 609
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £158 £256
90th Percentile £550 £518 £513
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 59 60
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £25.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.36% +26.58% -47.33%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.40 £11.99
90th Percentile £46.52 £48.41 £32.50
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £18.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.12% -8.13% -42.86%

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 March 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
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 March 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
Basingstoke -5 45 £375 -6.25% 15
Southampton +5 21 £325 -43.48% 6
Hook +9 18 £475 +61.84% 1
Fareham -6 8 £363 +141.67% 2
Portsmouth -17 8 £168 -25.31% 3
Gosport - 6 £410 -
Farnborough -7 5 £425 +6.25% 1
Eastleigh - 4 - -
Fleet - 2 £400 - 2
Havant 0 1 - -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 109 (83.21%) WAN
2 86 (65.65%) Cisco
3 66 (50.38%) Security Cleared
4 52 (39.69%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (34.35%) Juniper
6 43 (32.82%) Firewall
7 40 (30.53%) CCNP
7 40 (30.53%) DV Cleared
8 37 (28.24%) Windows
9 31 (23.66%) Migration
10 27 (20.61%) Wireless
10 27 (20.61%) SC Cleared
11 26 (19.85%) Network Design
12 24 (18.32%) MPLS
13 22 (16.79%) Network Security
14 21 (16.03%) VPN
15 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
15 20 (15.27%) OSPF
16 19 (14.50%) WLAN
16 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
17 18 (13.74%) CCNA
17 18 (13.74%) Linux
18 17 (12.98%) ITIL
18 17 (12.98%) VMware
19 16 (12.21%) HP
19 16 (12.21%) Windows Server
20 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 15 (11.45%) CheckPoint
20 15 (11.45%) BGP
20 15 (11.45%) Cisco ASA

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 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
1 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.76%) SAP GTS
1 1 (0.76%) SAP IBP
1 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.05%) Office 365
4 3 (2.29%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (83.21%) WAN
2 43 (32.82%) Firewall
3 27 (20.61%) Wireless
4 24 (18.32%) MPLS
5 22 (16.79%) Network Security
6 21 (16.03%) VPN
7 20 (15.27%) OSPF
8 19 (14.50%) WLAN
9 15 (11.45%) BGP
9 15 (11.45%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (9.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (9.92%) TCP/IP
11 11 (8.40%) DNS
11 11 (8.40%) IPsec
11 11 (8.40%) VoIP
12 10 (7.63%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (6.87%) EIGRP
14 8 (6.11%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (6.11%) Junos
15 7 (5.34%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) MariaDB
2 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.53%) MySQL
3 2 (1.53%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.76%) HBase
4 1 (0.76%) Mahout
4 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.76%) MS Access
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
4 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.53%) JIRA
1 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (6.11%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Automotive
4 1 (0.76%) French Language
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (57.25%) Network Engineer
2 21 (16.03%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 14 (10.69%) Consultant
4 13 (9.92%) Migration Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Design Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Network Design Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Network Consultant
8 7 (5.34%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.05%) Test Consultant
12 3 (2.29%) Desktop Engineer
12 3 (2.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 3 (2.29%) Network Support
12 3 (2.29%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) CGI
1 7 (5.34%) HTML
2 3 (2.29%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.29%) Middleware
3 2 (1.53%) Java EE
3 2 (1.53%) JSON
3 2 (1.53%) LDAP
3 2 (1.53%) Spring
3 2 (1.53%) WAP
3 2 (1.53%) XML
4 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.76%) Kafka
4 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.76%) Sensu
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.16%) PKI
3 5 (3.82%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.53%) CESG
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.24%) Windows
2 18 (13.74%) Linux
3 16 (12.21%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.76%) Unix
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.66%) Migration
2 26 (19.85%) Network Design
3 17 (12.98%) ITIL
4 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (8.40%) Project Management
6 10 (7.63%) DevOps
6 10 (7.63%) Network Management
7 8 (6.11%) Decision-Making
7 8 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.34%) Presales
9 6 (4.58%) Test Management
10 5 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.82%) Network Virtualisation
10 5 (3.82%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.82%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.05%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.05%) Demand Management
11 4 (3.05%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.05%) Network Security Management
11 4 (3.05%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.87%) Python
1 9 (6.87%) SQL
2 8 (6.11%) Perl
3 7 (5.34%) VB
4 3 (2.29%) Java
5 2 (1.53%) C
5 2 (1.53%) R
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 66 (50.38%) Security Cleared
2 52 (39.69%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (30.53%) CCNP
3 40 (30.53%) DV Cleared
4 27 (20.61%) SC Cleared
5 18 (13.74%) CCNA
6 11 (8.40%) JNCIP
7 7 (5.34%) Degree
7 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.05%) MCSE
9 3 (2.29%) HP MASE
10 2 (1.53%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.53%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.76%) CCDP
11 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.76%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.76%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) PMO
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.05%) Docker
4 3 (2.29%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.29%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.76%) HDFS
5 1 (0.76%) KVM
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (3.82%) SCCM
2 3 (2.29%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.53%) Ansible
3 2 (1.53%) Puppet
3 2 (1.53%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) Ambari
4 1 (0.76%) Consul
4 1 (0.76%) Grafana
4 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.76%) Kibana
4 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.76%) logstash
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) Oozie
4 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.76%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Uchiwa
4 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (65.65%) Cisco
2 45 (34.35%) Juniper
3 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.98%) VMware
5 16 (12.21%) HP
6 15 (11.45%) CheckPoint
7 13 (9.92%) F5
8 9 (6.87%) Fortinet
9 8 (6.11%) Aruba
10 7 (5.34%) Brocade
11 6 (4.58%) McAfee
11 6 (4.58%) Oracle
11 6 (4.58%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.58%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.82%) SAP
13 4 (3.05%) IBM
13 4 (3.05%) Infoblox
14 3 (2.29%) EMC
14 3 (2.29%) NetApp
14 3 (2.29%) Veeam