Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 74 67
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 -21
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.28% 1.87% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 13.92% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 16
Oxfordshire median daily rate £413 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +0.72% -20.57%
10th Percentile £213 £154 £234
90th Percentile £625 £500 £650
South East median daily rate £386 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.63% +14.29% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% -14.00% -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -61.63% +43.33%

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 160 158 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.81% 13.40% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 117 119
Oxfordshire median daily rate £406 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.52% +32.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £176 £210 £150
90th Percentile £538 £526 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +2.29% +6.12% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.33 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.12% -42.69% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.96 £12.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £44.75 £21.95 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +49.25% -48.46% +0.74%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -6 7 £275 -40.54% 3
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (87.50%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (18.75%) AirWatch
8 3 (18.75%) F5
8 3 (18.75%) Apple
8 3 (18.75%) Network Security
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 2 (12.50%) Google
9 2 (12.50%) IPsec
9 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (12.50%) MPLS
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (12.50%) 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) G Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) PSTN
5 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
6 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.25%) SSL
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) HIPAA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) AirWatch
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Apple
3 3 (18.75%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Zscaler