The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 37 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing LAN 28 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.75% 2.63% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.56% 23.19% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £210 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
LAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 69 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.20% 11.35% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 41
Average daily rate £388 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 15
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £20.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 50 (87.72%) WAN
2 34 (59.65%) Windows
3 33 (57.89%) Firewall
4 26 (45.61%) Samba
4 26 (45.61%) Red Hat
4 26 (45.61%) Linux
5 24 (42.11%) Citrix
5 24 (42.11%) VMware
6 23 (40.35%) CentOS
7 20 (35.09%) Ruby
7 20 (35.09%) LAMP
7 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (35.09%) Bash Shell
7 20 (35.09%) Puppet
7 20 (35.09%) Hudson
7 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
7 20 (35.09%) DevOps
7 20 (35.09%) Apache
8 19 (33.33%) LDAP
8 19 (33.33%) Perl
8 19 (33.33%) PHP
8 19 (33.33%) XenServer
8 19 (33.33%) Ubuntu
9 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
9 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
10 14 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (24.56%) Salt
10 14 (24.56%) CCNA
10 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (21.05%) ITIL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 20 (35.09%) Apache
2 9 (15.79%) nginx
3 8 (14.04%) Confluence
3 8 (14.04%) MediaWiki
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) SAS
5 2 (3.51%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (87.72%) WAN
2 33 (57.89%) Firewall
3 19 (33.33%) LDAP
4 9 (15.79%) Network Security
5 8 (14.04%) IPsec
5 8 (14.04%) VPN
5 8 (14.04%) IPv6
5 8 (14.04%) OSPF
5 8 (14.04%) BGP
5 8 (14.04%) EIGRP
6 6 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.51%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MySQL
1 8 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.26%) MS Access
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Hudson
1 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.04%) Subversion
2 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Law
1 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Coordinator
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Technician
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Wiki
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Animation
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Linux
3 23 (40.35%) CentOS
4 19 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.79%) Debian
6 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (35.09%) DevOps
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.26%) Build Automation
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.75%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.75%) Migration
8 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Ruby
1 20 (35.09%) Bash Shell
2 19 (33.33%) Perl
2 19 (33.33%) PHP
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.26%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
1 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) CCNA
2 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Samba
2 19 (33.33%) XenServer
3 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
4 8 (14.04%) Postfix
5 6 (10.53%) NFS
6 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) Puppet
2 14 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (24.56%) Salt
3 9 (15.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Red Hat
2 24 (42.11%) VMware
2 24 (42.11%) Citrix
3 9 (15.79%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Teradata
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
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