Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 68 88
Rank change year-on-year +38 +20 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 30 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.15% 2.06% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.09% 15.97% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 15
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £393 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +37.72% -32.94%
10th Percentile £114 £167 £213
90th Percentile £454 £463 £623
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £125.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +635.29% - -
South East median hourly rate £41.21 £22.25 £16.94
% change year-on-year +85.21% +31.37% -64.53%

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 88 144 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.09% 12.93% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 105 160
Oxfordshire median daily rate £275 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% - -
10th Percentile £154 £250 £175
90th Percentile £467 £590 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.43% -23.91% +15.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £16.23 £13.57
90th Percentile £130.50 £43.75 £84.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.63 £16.75
% change year-on-year +54.70% +35.07% -33.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 21 £160 -58.97% 4
Witney - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £160 - 1
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 26 (86.67%) WAN
2 22 (73.33%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) Office 365
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
8 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 9 (30.00%) OSPF
8 9 (30.00%) BGP
8 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 9 (30.00%) IPsec
8 9 (30.00%) VMware
9 7 (23.33%) Firewall
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.00%) AWS
11 5 (16.67%) Azure
11 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
11 5 (16.67%) SCOM
11 5 (16.67%) Network Security
11 5 (16.67%) HSRP
11 5 (16.67%) Web Services
11 5 (16.67%) Nagios
11 5 (16.67%) VRRP
12 4 (13.33%) MPLS

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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) AWS
3 5 (16.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) WAN
2 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (30.00%) BGP
3 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 9 (30.00%) IPsec
3 9 (30.00%) OSPF
4 7 (23.33%) Firewall
5 5 (16.67%) HSRP
5 5 (16.67%) Network Security
5 5 (16.67%) VRRP
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (13.33%) MPLS
6 4 (13.33%) VoIP
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.33%) Internet
8 1 (3.33%) Intranet
8 1 (3.33%) Symposium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) IT Support
3 9 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) IT Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Deskside Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) High Availability
2 4 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (6.67%) Network Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Design
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Coaching
4 1 (3.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.33%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Runbook
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) C++
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) Perl
1 2 (6.67%) Python
1 2 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
1 5 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) BT