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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 9 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27  
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.85% 10.19% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 57.89% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 10
Median daily rate £388 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £369 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £430 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -0.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.61% +23.80%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 40 38 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 19.51% 17.59% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 27
Median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Median hourly rate £16.90 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.01% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) Wireless
4 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
4 9 (47.37%) CCNP
4 9 (47.37%) VoIP
4 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) CCNA
6 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (26.32%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
8 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
8 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (10.53%) Grafana
8 2 (10.53%) Splunk
8 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
8 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (10.53%) KVM
8 2 (10.53%) Ansible
8 2 (10.53%) Docker
8 2 (10.53%) Sensu
8 2 (10.53%) logstash

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 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) VoIP
3 9 (47.37%) Wireless
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (26.32%) Network Security
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) HTTP
7 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) SSL
8 1 (5.26%) BGP
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (5.26%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) Multicast
8 1 (5.26%) OSPF
8 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Network Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (10.53%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) CentOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) DRM
2 2 (10.53%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CCNP
2 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
1 2 (10.53%) KVM
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Grafana
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
1 2 (10.53%) logstash
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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