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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South West / Bristol
Rank 58 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.45% 1.24% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.16% 8.53% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 14
Median daily rate £288 £205 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.24% -51.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £167 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £331 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.23%

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
131 129 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.78% 14.53% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 96 66
Median daily rate £352 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.50 £8.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 7 (31.82%) DNS
4 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (22.73%) SCCM
6 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
7 4 (18.18%) VPN
7 4 (18.18%) DHCP
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (18.18%) Office 365
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.64%) High Availability
8 3 (13.64%) IaaS
8 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 10

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:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Office 365
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (18.18%) DHCP
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.55%) ADSL
7 1 (4.55%) Broadband
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security
7 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) High Availability
2 3 (13.64%) SDLC
3 1 (4.55%) CAD
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle