The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 10 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.31% 5.00% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.11% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £266 £353 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.46% +182.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
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
19 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 29.23% 25.00% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £295 £353 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% +13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £270 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.25 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for LAN.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) CMDB
5 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (50.00%) Release Management
5 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (50.00%) QMS
6 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (37.50%) Fault Management
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (37.50%) OSPF
6 3 (37.50%) NetScreen
7 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (25.00%) BGP
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) VoIP
7 2 (25.00%) WLAN
7 2 (25.00%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) NetScreen
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 2 (25.00%) Multicast
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) WLAN
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (12.50%) HSRP
7 1 (12.50%) IGMP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) QMS
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Fault Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) VMware