Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 58 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 +36 -30
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 13 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.43% 1.63% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 9.85% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Median daily rate £114 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.42% +45.00% -47.37%
South East median daily rate £425 £378 £380
% change year-on-year +12.58% -0.66% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -34.88%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.91 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.36% +31.11% -11.63%

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 75 132 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.18% 16.54% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 93 102
Median daily rate £215 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.25% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £114 £135 £162
90th Percentile £556 £618 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 7
Median hourly rate £26.75 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.56% +157.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.95 £24.50 £13.92
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.15 £84.25
Median hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +88.24% -15.00% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Oxfordshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LAN in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for LAN in Oxfordshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LAN in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for LAN in Oxfordshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LAN in Oxfordshire.

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 3 April 2020. 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 +19 7 £114 -64.78% 4
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Azure
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) AWS
7 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (8.33%) Health Informatics
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management

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 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Azure
3 2 (16.67%) AWS
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (8.33%) e-Health
2 1 (8.33%) LIMS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ePrescribing
3 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (8.33%) Health Informatics
3 1 (8.33%) Informatics
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) GIAC
1 1 (8.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sophos
2 1 (8.33%) Veeam
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Zscaler