The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 3.70% 1.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £316
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +18.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 17.28% 11.69% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Average daily rate £306 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Bath

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Bath region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bath 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Network Management
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) OpenView
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) NHS
5 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Multicast
6 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (11.11%) SRDF
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bath 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Multicast
6 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) FCoE
6 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCVP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) SRDF
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft