Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 82 86
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -31
Contract jobs citing LAN 25 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.97% 0.89% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.68% 6.99% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £205 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +119.51% -54.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £328 £138 £210
90th Percentile £625 £725 £650
South East median daily rate £396 £395 £364
% change year-on-year +0.32% +8.59% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - £25.00
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £17.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year +30.15% -52.76% +38.32%

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 214 143 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.88% 12.70% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 100 125
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.93% -9.27%
10th Percentile £251 £152 £194
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.54% -12.18%
10th Percentile £15.23 £12.00 £11.80
90th Percentile £45.75 £23.75 £35.00
South East median hourly rate £22.88 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.71% -30.00% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +11 12 £375 +50.00%
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 21 (84.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (48.00%) Firewall
5 11 (44.00%) Windows
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco
7 9 (36.00%) Migration
8 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
11 5 (20.00%) Network Security
11 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (20.00%) CCNP
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (20.00%) DHCP
11 5 (20.00%) DNS
12 3 (12.00%) SCCM
12 3 (12.00%) Network Design
12 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (12.00%) F5
12 3 (12.00%) Wireless
12 3 (12.00%) IPsec
12 3 (12.00%) ITIL
12 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
12 3 (12.00%) Apple
13 2 (8.00%) MPLS
13 2 (8.00%) OSPF
13 2 (8.00%) Sophos

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 1 (4.00%) eRoom
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) G Suite
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) WAN
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.00%) IPsec
4 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.00%) MGCP
5 2 (8.00%) MPLS
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
5 2 (8.00%) SNMP
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Deskside Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) EDI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
2 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNP
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Apple
3 3 (12.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Sophos
5 1 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) Meraki
5 1 (4.00%) Siemens
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk