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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.28% 0.98% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.65% 11.54% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £428 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £448 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £17.29 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.94%
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
97 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.54% 8.48% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 30
Average daily rate £388 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 51 (92.73%) WAN
2 37 (67.27%) Windows
3 32 (58.18%) Firewall
4 26 (47.27%) Red Hat
4 26 (47.27%) Linux
5 25 (45.45%) Samba
5 25 (45.45%) VMware
6 20 (36.36%) Ruby
6 20 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 20 (36.36%) Puppet
6 20 (36.36%) DevOps
6 20 (36.36%) Apache
6 20 (36.36%) Citrix
7 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
7 19 (34.55%) Hudson
7 19 (34.55%) CentOS
7 19 (34.55%) Ubuntu
7 19 (34.55%) LAMP
7 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (32.73%) Perl
8 18 (32.73%) PHP
9 17 (30.91%) LDAP
9 17 (30.91%) XenServer
10 15 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (23.64%) Debian
12 13 (23.64%) ITIL
13 12 (21.82%) SQL
13 12 (21.82%) ZABBIX
13 12 (21.82%) Capacity Planning

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (36.36%) Apache
2 12 (21.82%) nginx
3 10 (18.18%) Confluence
3 10 (18.18%) MediaWiki
4 5 (9.09%) Lync
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.64%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (92.73%) WAN
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
3 17 (30.91%) LDAP
4 12 (21.82%) Network Security
5 11 (20.00%) VPN
6 10 (18.18%) OSPF
6 10 (18.18%) BGP
6 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 10 (18.18%) IPsec
6 10 (18.18%) IPv6
7 4 (7.27%) VoIP
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.82%) PBX
10 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
1 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.64%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
1 19 (34.55%) Hudson
2 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.18%) Subversion
3 10 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Coordinator
4 7 (12.73%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.64%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.64%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Technician
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.64%) Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Wiki
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Animation
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) Linux
3 19 (34.55%) CentOS
3 19 (34.55%) Ubuntu
4 13 (23.64%) Debian
5 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) DevOps
2 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (23.64%) ITIL
5 12 (21.82%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) Data Security
8 3 (5.45%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.82%) Migration
10 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Ruby
1 20 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 18 (32.73%) Perl
2 18 (32.73%) PHP
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (18.18%) CCNA
1 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) Samba
2 17 (30.91%) XenServer
3 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (20.00%) Postfix
5 6 (10.91%) NFS
5 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Puppet
2 12 (21.82%) ZABBIX
3 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (18.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Red Hat
2 25 (45.45%) VMware
3 20 (36.36%) Citrix
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.64%) Teradata
6 2 (3.64%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) Acronis
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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