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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South West / Bristol
Rank 56 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.44% 1.27% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.64% 7.81% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Median daily rate £300 £205 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £310 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.30 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -10.86%

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
87 128 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.42% 16.26% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 82 64
Median daily rate £363 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £18.50 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) DNS
5 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
7 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (23.08%) DHCP
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 5 (19.23%) SCCM
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Marketing
8 5 (19.23%) VPN
9 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
9 4 (15.38%) Internet
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) MS Office
10 3 (11.54%) Web Services
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.54%) VoIP
10 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.54%) Citrix
10 3 (11.54%) HP
10 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi

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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) IaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 13 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 6 (23.08%) DHCP
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (11.54%) VLAN
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP
7 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.85%) ADSL
9 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.85%) Extranet
9 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
9 1 (3.85%) Intranet
9 1 (3.85%) RTP
9 1 (3.85%) SAN
9 1 (3.85%) SNMP
9 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (19.23%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Author
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Author
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Writer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (11.54%) DevOps
2 3 (11.54%) High Availability
2 3 (11.54%) SDLC
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.85%) System Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Management
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) Firmware
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (7.69%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.85%) MOM
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) Dell KACE
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Veritas