The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 51 45
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6  
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.96% 2.36% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 17.95% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 19
Median daily rate £145 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -72.38% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.61% +23.80%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 78 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 9.57% 13.18% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 73
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £213 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Oxfordshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Oxfordshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Oxfordshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Oxfordshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 4 £140 -
Oxford -4 2 £205 -60.95%
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) ADSL
4 5 (27.78%) PBX
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Sophos
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) IaaS
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
4 5 (27.78%) Driving Licence
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 4 (22.22%) Web Filtering
5 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 4 (22.22%) F5
5 4 (22.22%) HIPAA
5 4 (22.22%) McAfee
5 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (22.22%) SSL
5 4 (22.22%) PMI
5 4 (22.22%) PMP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) IaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) ADSL
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) PBX
4 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) Junos
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Network Project Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Support
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Server Support
4 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server Support
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
1 5 (27.78%) Driving Licence
2 4 (22.22%) PMI
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Web Filtering
4 3 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
5 2 (11.11%) Informatics
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.56%) Service Design
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
1 4 (22.22%) PMP
2 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 3 (16.67%) JNCIP
2 3 (16.67%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) HIPAA
1 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Sophos
3 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 4 (22.22%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) McAfee
3 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) VMware