The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing LAN 25 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.92% 1.19% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.61% 13.25% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 14
Median daily rate £350 £210 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -49.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+49.27% -1.42%
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
142 83 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.61% 8.99% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 55 54
Median daily rate £370 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £113 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for LAN.

1 32 (76.19%) WAN
2 28 (66.67%) Cisco
3 19 (45.24%) Windows
4 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
6 15 (35.71%) VPN
7 14 (33.33%) Firewall
8 12 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
10 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 10 (23.81%) SCCM
11 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (21.43%) Puppet
11 9 (21.43%) Wireless
11 9 (21.43%) Linux
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 9 (21.43%) Palo Alto
12 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (19.05%) ITIL
12 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
12 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
12 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (19.05%) VMware
12 8 (19.05%) Degree
13 7 (16.67%) Google
13 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
13 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (16.67%) XenApp
13 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 5 (11.90%) Mule
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.29%) IaaS
3 6 (14.29%) Office 365
4 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) WAN
2 15 (35.71%) VPN
3 14 (33.33%) Firewall
4 12 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 9 (21.43%) Wireless
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (16.67%) DHCP
8 7 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (14.29%) MPLS
10 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
10 5 (11.90%) OSPF
10 5 (11.90%) Skype
10 5 (11.90%) Unified Communications
11 4 (9.52%) Internet
11 4 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (7.14%) 3G
12 3 (7.14%) ADSL
12 3 (7.14%) BGP-4
12 3 (7.14%) SAN
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Network Technician
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Network Support
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Support Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Mobile Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 2 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) DevOps
2 7 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.90%) Matrix Management
4 5 (11.90%) Six Sigma
5 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Document Management
6 2 (4.76%) High Availability
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.76%) Open Source
6 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (2.38%) Change Control
7 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (11.90%) CISSP
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 7 (16.67%) XenApp
3 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 9 (21.43%) Puppet
3 7 (16.67%) Ansible
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Google
4 7 (16.67%) Oracle
5 6 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 5 (11.90%) Dell
6 5 (11.90%) NEC
6 5 (11.90%) Wyse
7 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.14%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) AppSense
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) HP