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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.22% 1.33% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 11.11% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 15
Median daily rate £251 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.89% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £402 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.72%
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
120 108 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.33% 12.01% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 61 60
Median daily rate £313 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.32 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 31 (86.11%) WAN
2 21 (58.33%) Cisco
3 19 (52.78%) Windows
4 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) VPN
6 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (27.78%) SCCM
7 10 (27.78%) Firewall
8 9 (25.00%) Wireless
8 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
9 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 8 (22.22%) DNS
9 8 (22.22%) DHCP
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 7 (19.44%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) Google
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (19.44%) Puppet
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (19.44%) DevOps
10 7 (19.44%) Ansible
10 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
11 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 6 (16.67%) Office 365
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune

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 5 (13.89%) Mule
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) Office 365
3 4 (11.11%) IaaS
4 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) WAN
2 12 (33.33%) VPN
3 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (27.78%) Firewall
5 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (25.00%) Wireless
6 8 (22.22%) DHCP
6 8 (22.22%) DNS
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
7 5 (13.89%) Internet
8 4 (11.11%) Skype
8 4 (11.11%) VLAN
8 4 (11.11%) VoIP
9 3 (8.33%) ADSL
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (8.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 3 (8.33%) SAN
9 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
10 2 (5.56%) IPsec
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Billing
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Architect
1 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Network Technician
3 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.56%) Author
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Mobile Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Author
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) DevOps
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.56%) System Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Test Management
5 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) CISSP
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.78%) CCA
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.89%) XenApp
5 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) Firmware
6 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) Ansible
2 7 (19.44%) Puppet
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (5.56%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) MOM
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 7 (19.44%) Google
4 6 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (13.89%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 3 (8.33%) Intel Security
7 3 (8.33%) NEC
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) Wyse
9 1 (2.78%) Dell KACE
9 1 (2.78%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper
9 1 (2.78%) Veritas