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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.56% 1.44% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.69% 14.44% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 16
Median daily rate £325 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
153 90 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.29% 9.99% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 53 65
Median daily rate £350 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 36 (83.72%) WAN
2 25 (58.14%) Cisco
3 21 (48.84%) Windows
4 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
5 14 (32.56%) VPN
6 12 (27.91%) Firewall
6 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
7 11 (25.58%) SCCM
7 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
7 11 (25.58%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
8 10 (23.26%) DNS
8 10 (23.26%) DHCP
8 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) Linux
9 9 (20.93%) Wireless
9 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (20.93%) Puppet
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
10 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.60%) Palo Alto
10 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
10 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
10 8 (18.60%) VMware
11 7 (16.28%) Google
11 7 (16.28%) MS Office
11 7 (16.28%) ITIL
11 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003

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 (13.95%) Skype for Business
2 5 (11.63%) Mule
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.95%) IaaS
3 6 (13.95%) Office 365
4 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (83.72%) WAN
2 14 (32.56%) VPN
3 12 (27.91%) Firewall
4 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
4 11 (25.58%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (23.26%) DHCP
5 10 (23.26%) DNS
6 9 (20.93%) Wireless
7 6 (13.95%) Skype
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.63%) Internet
8 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
9 4 (9.30%) VLAN
9 4 (9.30%) VoIP
10 3 (6.98%) ADSL
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.98%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 3 (6.98%) SAN
11 2 (4.65%) 3GPP
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Billing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
1 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Network Technician
2 5 (11.63%) Senior Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Network Support
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Support Technician
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Mobile Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.93%) Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.95%) Mac OS X
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) DevOps
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
2 6 (13.95%) Project Management
3 5 (11.63%) Matrix Management
3 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
4 2 (4.65%) High Availability
4 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
4 2 (4.65%) System Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Test Management
4 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) CISSP
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
1 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) CCA
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (16.28%) XenApp
5 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
5 6 (13.95%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.33%) Firmware
6 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCCM
2 9 (20.93%) Puppet
3 7 (16.28%) Ansible
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.33%) MOM
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) Palo Alto
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 7 (16.28%) Google
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 5 (11.63%) Dell
6 5 (11.63%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) Intel Security
6 5 (11.63%) NEC
7 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.30%) Citrix
7 4 (9.30%) Wyse
8 1 (2.33%) AppSense
8 1 (2.33%) Dell KACE
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas