Period
to 22 February 2018

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 6 months to 22 February 2018 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
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 67 78
Rank change year-on-year -27 +11 -23
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.14% 2.65% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 18.03% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £275 £475 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.11% +59.66% -23.72%
10th Percentile £213 £279 £263
90th Percentile £373 £685 £435
South East median daily rate £373 £365 £388
% change year-on-year +2.05% -5.81% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.38% -88.65%
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -19.51% -47.44% +122.86%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 166 183 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.48% 14.72% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 122 101
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £168 £213 £134
90th Percentile £528 £538 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.95% -29.63% +46.42%
10th Percentile £14.38 £12.15 £14.60
90th Percentile £122.13 £37.25 £39.10
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.28% -38.57% +55.56%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 6 months to 22 February 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
Oxford -24 5 £225 -55.00% 3
Abingdon +4 1 - - 3
Thame - 1 £463 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) MPLS
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) Office 365
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) AirWatch
8 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (21.43%) Apple
8 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP

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 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (14.29%) IPsec
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.14%) HSRP
6 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.14%) MRTG
6 1 (7.14%) Symposium
General
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) AirWatch
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) OSSEC
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) Qualys
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat