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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 12 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.70% 3.28% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 12.50% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +15.71%
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
5 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.51% 26.23% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 10
Median daily rate £340 £230 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £176 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £29.09 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Network Design
3 7 (77.78%) CMDB
3 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (77.78%) Release Management
3 7 (77.78%) QMS
3 7 (77.78%) CatOS
3 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 7 (77.78%) OSPF
3 7 (77.78%) BGP
3 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (77.78%) MS Visio
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) Siemens
5 5 (55.56%) Wireless
5 5 (55.56%) BT
5 5 (55.56%) C
5 5 (55.56%) Multicast
6 4 (44.44%) HP
7 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

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 7 (77.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 7 (77.78%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Multicast
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Network Design
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
2 7 (77.78%) QMS
2 7 (77.78%) Release Management
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) BT
2 5 (55.56%) Siemens
3 4 (44.44%) HP