Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 92 72
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20 -5
Contract jobs citing LAN 19 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.03% 1.34% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.45% 7.66% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 16
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £280 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.39% -28.89% +36.96%
10th Percentile £167 £213 £275
90th Percentile £435 £440 £688
South East median daily rate £388 £366 £375
% change year-on-year +5.98% -2.50% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 - £21.50
10th Percentile £16.85 - £20.75
90th Percentile £19.75 - £22.25
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.55% -33.33% -25.00%

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 103 209 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.98% 17.53% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 168 119
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -4.69% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £243
90th Percentile £575 £515 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +22.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.94 £12.15
90th Percentile £34.25 £122.13 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.16% -22.50% -30.77%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +34 11 £390 +73.33% 2
Abingdon -8 2 - -
Kidlington - 1 £275 - 1
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (36.84%) CCNA
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) CCNP
6 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) VoIP
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
9 3 (15.79%) Office 365
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) SAN
9 3 (15.79%) MPLS
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (10.53%) Avaya
10 2 (10.53%) Publishing
10 2 (10.53%) Migration
10 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery

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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365
4 2 (10.53%) G Suite
5 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 3 (15.79%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) IPv4
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) IPv6
6 1 (5.26%) NGN
6 1 (5.26%) SNMP
6 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Azure Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) CMDB
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) iPhone
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CCNA
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) CommVault
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Siemens
4 1 (5.26%) Sun