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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.59% 0.96% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 6.96% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 16
Median daily rate £436 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.41% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £172 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £370 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.30 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -17.24%
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
89 115 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.77% 13.81% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 69
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £41.25 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 29 (93.55%) WAN
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
4 11 (35.48%) VPN
4 11 (35.48%) DNS
4 11 (35.48%) SCCM
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (32.26%) Firewall
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco
6 9 (29.03%) DHCP
6 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
6 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (22.58%) Office 365
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (22.58%) DevOps
9 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
9 6 (19.35%) Wireless
10 5 (16.13%) VMware
10 5 (16.13%) Google
10 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.13%) MS Office

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 4 (12.90%) Mule
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) WAN
2 11 (35.48%) DNS
2 11 (35.48%) VPN
3 10 (32.26%) Firewall
4 9 (29.03%) DHCP
5 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (19.35%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) Internet
7 4 (12.90%) VLAN
7 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (9.68%) VoIP
9 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
9 2 (6.45%) Network Security
9 2 (6.45%) RS-232
9 2 (6.45%) RS-422
9 2 (6.45%) RTP
9 2 (6.45%) SAN
9 2 (6.45%) SNMP
9 2 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 7 (22.58%) Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
3 2 (6.45%) High Availability
3 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.45%) SDLC
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) System Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Test Management
3 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (6.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) CISSP
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CCA
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) ISA Server
4 3 (9.68%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCCM
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (16.13%) Ansible
3 5 (16.13%) Puppet
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.23%) MOM
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Google
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) Dell KACE
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas
6 1 (3.23%) Wyse