Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 43 66
Rank change year-on-year -30 +23 -20
Contract jobs citing LAN 133 149 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.45% 4.20% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.04% 17.59% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 80 110
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.29% -8.50%
10th Percentile £226 £255 £306
90th Percentile £550 £589 £488
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £18.00 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.39% -62.50% +6.67%
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £16.94 £47.75
% change year-on-year +32.84% -64.53% +25.66%

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 829 847 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.52% 23.90% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 485 536
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £500 £503
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 49 50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £24.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -17.95% -25.00%
10th Percentile £13.60 £10.40 £11.99
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.20 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £16.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.82% -33.00% -4.76%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +6 60 £450 +12.50% 7
Southampton -21 15 £358 -8.92% 7
Portsmouth -32 9 £271 -29.55% 1
Gosport - 8 £400 - 1
Hook -6 6 £368 -6.96% 1
Fareham -11 6 £400 +3.90% 3
Eastleigh +3 4 - - 2
Havant -7 4 - -
Fleet -13 4 - -
Winchester -1 2 - -
Farnborough -16 1 £325 -18.75% 1
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 97 (72.93%) WAN
2 85 (63.91%) Cisco
3 69 (51.88%) Security Cleared
4 57 (42.86%) Firewall
5 45 (33.83%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (33.08%) SC Cleared
7 35 (26.32%) Juniper
7 35 (26.32%) Windows
8 34 (25.56%) Wireless
9 33 (24.81%) OSPF
10 31 (23.31%) DV Cleared
11 29 (21.80%) Migration
12 27 (20.30%) CCNP
12 27 (20.30%) Data Centre
13 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
13 26 (19.55%) IPsec
14 25 (18.80%) MPLS
15 23 (17.29%) HP
15 23 (17.29%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (16.54%) VMware
16 22 (16.54%) BGP
17 21 (15.79%) VPN
17 21 (15.79%) Network Design
18 20 (15.04%) Linux
19 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
19 19 (14.29%) Network Security
20 18 (13.53%) VoIP
21 17 (12.78%) WLAN
21 17 (12.78%) DNS
22 16 (12.03%) CheckPoint

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 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.01%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (9.02%) MS Visio
3 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.75%) SAP GTS
1 1 (0.75%) SAP IBP
1 1 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (72.93%) WAN
2 57 (42.86%) Firewall
3 34 (25.56%) Wireless
4 33 (24.81%) OSPF
5 26 (19.55%) IPsec
6 25 (18.80%) MPLS
7 23 (17.29%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (16.54%) BGP
9 21 (15.79%) VPN
10 19 (14.29%) Network Security
11 18 (13.53%) VoIP
12 17 (12.78%) DNS
12 17 (12.78%) WLAN
13 16 (12.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (10.53%) SNMP
14 14 (10.53%) TCP/IP
15 13 (9.77%) EIGRP
15 13 (9.77%) Multicast
16 12 (9.02%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (9.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.76%) MySQL
3 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.01%) Redis
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.50%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.75%) HBase
6 1 (0.75%) Mahout
6 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.75%) Electronics
2 1 (0.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.78%) Consultant
3 14 (10.53%) Network Consultant
4 9 (6.77%) Architect
4 9 (6.77%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (6.02%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (6.02%) Network Support
5 8 (6.02%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Design Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (3.01%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) CGI
1 9 (6.77%) HTML
2 5 (3.76%) .NET
2 5 (3.76%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.01%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.01%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (3.01%) Kafka
3 4 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (3.01%) Sensu
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.77%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.76%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.76%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.76%) PKI
5 4 (3.01%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.32%) Windows
2 20 (15.04%) Linux
3 13 (9.77%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.51%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.01%) CentOS
8 3 (2.26%) AIX
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.75%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.75%) Unix
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.80%) Migration
2 21 (15.79%) Network Design
3 16 (12.03%) ITIL
3 16 (12.03%) Network Management
4 15 (11.28%) DevOps
4 15 (11.28%) Project Management
5 12 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (9.02%) Presales
6 9 (6.77%) Decision-Making
6 9 (6.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (6.77%) Network Architecture
7 8 (6.02%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.02%) Service Management
8 7 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.51%) Change Management
9 6 (4.51%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.76%) Network Security Management
10 5 (3.76%) RUP
10 5 (3.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.53%) Python
2 13 (9.77%) Perl
3 10 (7.52%) VB
4 6 (4.51%) SQL
5 4 (3.01%) PHP
6 3 (2.26%) Java
7 2 (1.50%) C
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (51.88%) Security Cleared
2 45 (33.83%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (33.08%) SC Cleared
4 31 (23.31%) DV Cleared
5 27 (20.30%) CCNP
6 15 (11.28%) CCNA
7 11 (8.27%) HP MASE
8 6 (4.51%) JNCIS
8 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.76%) CCIE
9 5 (3.76%) MCSE
10 4 (3.01%) CCDE
10 4 (3.01%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.01%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.26%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.50%) CCDP
12 2 (1.50%) Degree
12 2 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.27%) FreeRADIUS
3 5 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.01%) Docker
4 4 (3.01%) KVM
4 4 (3.01%) Xen
5 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.50%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.50%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.75%) HDFS
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) SCCM
1 7 (5.26%) SCOM
2 6 (4.51%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.76%) Ansible
3 5 (3.76%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.76%) Puppet
4 4 (3.01%) Consul
4 4 (3.01%) Grafana
4 4 (3.01%) Kibana
4 4 (3.01%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.01%) logstash
4 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.01%) Prometheus
4 4 (3.01%) Uchiwa
5 3 (2.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.75%) Nagios
6 1 (0.75%) OpenView
6 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 85 (63.91%) Cisco
2 35 (26.32%) Juniper
3 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.29%) HP
5 22 (16.54%) VMware
6 16 (12.03%) CheckPoint
7 15 (11.28%) Aruba
8 14 (10.53%) Brocade
8 14 (10.53%) Oracle
9 13 (9.77%) Fortinet
10 12 (9.02%) F5
11 8 (6.02%) McAfee
11 8 (6.02%) Riverbed
12 7 (5.26%) Citrix
12 7 (5.26%) SolarWinds
13 6 (4.51%) Forcepoint
14 5 (3.76%) Palo Alto
14 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
15 4 (3.01%) SaltStack
15 4 (3.01%) Splunk