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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing LAN 22 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.59% 1.98% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.45% 19.05% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.78% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £47.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.47% +111.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
LAN
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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
98 63 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.54% 10.38% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 37
Average daily rate £388 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £149 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £39.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.22% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.35 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 44 (93.62%) WAN
2 35 (74.47%) Windows
3 28 (59.57%) Firewall
4 23 (48.94%) Red Hat
4 23 (48.94%) Linux
5 22 (46.81%) Samba
6 21 (44.68%) VMware
7 17 (36.17%) Apache
7 17 (36.17%) Ruby
7 17 (36.17%) Bash Shell
7 17 (36.17%) Puppet
7 17 (36.17%) DevOps
8 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
8 16 (34.04%) Hudson
8 16 (34.04%) Ubuntu
8 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (34.04%) Citrix
8 16 (34.04%) LAMP
8 16 (34.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (31.91%) Perl
9 15 (31.91%) PHP
9 15 (31.91%) CentOS
10 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (29.79%) XenServer
10 14 (29.79%) LDAP
10 14 (29.79%) Debian
11 13 (27.66%) ITIL
11 13 (27.66%) ZABBIX
11 13 (27.66%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (27.66%) nginx

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (36.17%) Apache
2 13 (27.66%) nginx
3 11 (23.40%) Confluence
3 11 (23.40%) MediaWiki
4 5 (10.64%) Lync
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (93.62%) WAN
2 28 (59.57%) Firewall
3 14 (29.79%) LDAP
4 13 (27.66%) Network Security
5 12 (25.53%) VPN
6 11 (23.40%) IPv6
6 11 (23.40%) IPsec
6 11 (23.40%) OSPF
6 11 (23.40%) BGP
6 11 (23.40%) EIGRP
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.13%) PBX
9 1 (2.13%) Wireless
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) MySQL
1 11 (23.40%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
1 16 (34.04%) Hudson
2 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.40%) JIRA
3 11 (23.40%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (19.15%) Coordinator
2 7 (14.89%) Administrator
3 6 (12.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Wiki
2 3 (6.38%) Animation
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) Ubuntu
4 15 (31.91%) CentOS
5 14 (29.79%) Debian
6 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) DevOps
2 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (34.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
3 13 (27.66%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.38%) Data Security
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Build Automation
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.13%) Migration
7 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Ruby
1 17 (36.17%) Bash Shell
2 15 (31.91%) Perl
2 15 (31.91%) PHP
3 12 (25.53%) Java
4 11 (23.40%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) CCNA
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Samba
2 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (29.79%) XenServer
3 12 (25.53%) Postfix
4 6 (12.77%) NFS
5 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (36.17%) Puppet
2 13 (27.66%) ZABBIX
3 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Red Hat
2 21 (44.68%) VMware
3 16 (34.04%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Acronis
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