Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 November 2017 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 73 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.41% 1.53% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 10.00% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 15
Oxford median daily rate £320 £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.77% +62.50% +23.08%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £538 £365
% change year-on-year -44.19% +47.26% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Oxford median hourly rate - - £15.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £18.75

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 Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 122 110 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 16.71% 15.32% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 84 74
Oxford median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £170 £224 £139
90th Percentile £525 £564 £463
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Oxford median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £21.25 £13.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £20.00 £36.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +15.00% -10.11% +30.88%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Oxford

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Oxford

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds