Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a LAN Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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) Engineer
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 621 603 594
Rank change year-on-year -18 -9 -22
Contract jobs requiring a LAN Engineer 10 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.029% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.031% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 17
London median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £243 £330 £283
90th Percentile £513 £456 £476
England median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year - +0.29% +11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
London median hourly rate - - £14.75
England median hourly rate £15.50 £29.50 £19.18
% change year-on-year -47.46% +53.81% -4.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 45083 42327 44112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.89% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32730 30061 31121
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 569 675
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% - +8.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

LAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured LAN Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for LAN Engineer in London

LAN Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN Engineer in London

LAN Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN Engineer in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN Engineer in London

LAN Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN Engineer in London

LAN Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
North London - 2 - -
Central London -32 1 £165 -54.17%
South London -33 1 - -
East London - 1 £300 -
LAN Engineer
England

LAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, LAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring LAN Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Network Design
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (20.00%) Etrali
6 2 (20.00%) Red Box
6 2 (20.00%) NICE Systems
6 2 (20.00%) Network Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking

LAN Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) ATM
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) ISDN
7 1 (10.00%) SSL
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) BYOD
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CWNA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) QRadar
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Etrali
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) Mercator
3 2 (20.00%) NICE Systems
3 2 (20.00%) Red Box
4 1 (10.00%) Arista
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Motorola
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) Siemens
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec