Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 18 November 2017 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 19 35
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 +14
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.27% 7.66% 5.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.41% 40.63% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 34
Southampton median daily rate £394 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +3.23% +18.77%
10th Percentile £321 £356 £331
90th Percentile £620 £453 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 - £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year -49.30% +10.08% -68.15%

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 96 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 20.94% 18.86% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 88
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £138 £269 £221
90th Percentile £545 £476 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 23
Southampton median hourly rate £20.06 £25.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.33% -27.14% +35.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.85 £10.85
90th Percentile £46.02 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Southampton

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Southampton

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Southampton

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for LAN.

1 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) iPad
5 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (20.00%) iPhone
5 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (20.00%) Symantec
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
3 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) Multicast
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Network Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (15.00%) PC Technician
4 3 (15.00%) Printer Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) iPad
2 4 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) BCP
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Cutover Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) Fit Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Governance
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CCSA
5 1 (5.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) SAP