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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 47 51
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.14% 1.61% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 11.43% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 21
Median daily rate £475 £320 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.43% -17.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £192 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year +2.85% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -30.23% -12.24%  

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 86 70 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 15.36% 14.11% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 66
Median daily rate £450 £245 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -34.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Oxford 0 6 £500 +108.33%
Kidlington - 2 £388 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 29 (96.67%) WAN
2 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (43.33%) Firewall
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco
4 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) Migration
5 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (30.00%) JNCIA
7 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
7 8 (26.67%) Brocade
7 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 8 (26.67%) F5
7 8 (26.67%) NetScaler
7 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
7 8 (26.67%) Network Security
7 8 (26.67%) HIPAA
7 8 (26.67%) Linux
7 8 (26.67%) SSL
7 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 8 (26.67%) Juniper
7 8 (26.67%) Intel Security
7 8 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (26.67%) Web Filtering
7 8 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (23.33%) CISSP
8 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (23.33%) Junos
8 7 (23.33%) JNCIS

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) IaaS
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) WAN
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 8 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security
3 8 (26.67%) SSL
4 7 (23.33%) Junos
5 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (6.67%) BGP
6 2 (6.67%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.67%) OSPF
6 2 (6.67%) SMTP
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.33%) OpenScape
7 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Back Office
2 4 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Security Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Network Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) AWS Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) PMI
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 8 (26.67%) Web Filtering
3 6 (20.00%) Network Design
3 6 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (6.67%) Informatics
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) Service Design
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) JNCIA
2 7 (23.33%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) JNCIP
2 7 (23.33%) JNCIS
3 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (13.33%) PMP
5 3 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.33%) CCDP
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) HIPAA
1 8 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
2 8 (26.67%) Brocade
2 8 (26.67%) F5
2 8 (26.67%) Intel Security
2 8 (26.67%) Juniper
2 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Sophos