The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 4 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.00% 2.82% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 15.38% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.75 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +23.37%
LAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.00% 18.31% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate - £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £29.09 £25.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.15% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.02 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.15 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Aberdeen region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

LAN
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Network Design
2 9 (90.00%) CatOS
2 9 (90.00%) CMDB
2 9 (90.00%) Problem Management
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (90.00%) Release Management
2 9 (90.00%) QMS
2 9 (90.00%) MPLS
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) MS Visio
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
4 7 (70.00%) Multicast
4 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 7 (70.00%) BT
4 7 (70.00%) C
4 7 (70.00%) Siemens
5 5 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco IOS
1 9 (90.00%) MPLS
1 9 (90.00%) OSPF
1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Multicast
2 7 (70.00%) Wireless
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Network Design
2 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Problem Management
2 9 (90.00%) QMS
2 9 (90.00%) Release Management
3 8 (80.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) BT
2 7 (70.00%) Siemens
3 5 (50.00%) HP