Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a LAN Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 597 611
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14 -29
Contract jobs requiring a LAN Engineer 17 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.037% 0.040% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.042% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
London median daily rate £363 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £301 £340 £330
90th Percentile £449 £508 £438
England median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £12.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £15.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +167.74% -47.46% +100.00%

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 43,701 42,727 42,562
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.93% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,570 30,790 30,392
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 515 545
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.44 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.02% +7.38% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.18 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.08% +4.11%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 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
Central London - 7 £395 -
East London -22 1 - - 1
West London - 1 - -
LAN Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, LAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring LAN Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (94.12%) WAN
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) Network Design
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) CCNP
6 5 (29.41%) CCNA
7 4 (23.53%) VMware NSX
7 4 (23.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (17.65%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) Aruba
8 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (11.76%) VLAN
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (11.76%) SSH
9 2 (11.76%) CenturyLink
9 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
9 2 (11.76%) Juniper
9 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
9 2 (11.76%) CCIE
9 2 (11.76%) HP

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 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (94.12%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.76%) SSH
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.88%) Multicast
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) Skype
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware NSX
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Aruba
4 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.76%) CenturyLink
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Meraki
6 1 (5.88%) Mercator
6 1 (5.88%) Polycom
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Zscaler