Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 88 95
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -32
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.98% 1.29% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.74% 7.48% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £393 £293 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.19% -45.58% +47.26%
10th Percentile £152 £162 £299
90th Percentile £463 £648 £688
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £16.94 £45.00
% change year-on-year +29.89% -62.36% +81.82%

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 156 214 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.43% 17.20% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 164 108
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £399 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +4.25% +9.29%
10th Percentile £250 £170 £239
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.48% +15.00% -10.11%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.12 £14.45
90th Percentile £43.75 £71.63 £39.05
South East median hourly rate £24.21 £17.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year +39.31% -30.50% +9.51%

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 November 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 21 November 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 +31 12 £393 +22.66% 3
Abingdon -8 2 - - 2
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
5 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (17.39%) SCCM
8 3 (13.04%) Smartphone
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.04%) iPhone
8 3 (13.04%) Office 365
8 3 (13.04%) iPad
8 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.04%) DHCP
8 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
8 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 3 (13.04%) DNS
8 3 (13.04%) Adobe

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 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) eRoom
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Office 365
4 2 (8.70%) G Suite
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.35%) IaaS
5 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) MPLS
3 3 (13.04%) VoIP
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
4 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 2 (8.70%) MGCP
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) OSPF
4 2 (8.70%) SNMP
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) WLAN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Azure Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Support
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Mac Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) EDI
2 1 (4.35%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
2 3 (13.04%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.35%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Transformation Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Apple
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Avaya
3 2 (8.70%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Siemens
4 1 (4.35%) VMware