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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing LAN 26 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.78% 1.12% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.15% 12.35% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 15
Median daily rate £350 £250 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £118 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.18% +25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +11.42%
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
161 81 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.24% 9.04% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 54 64
Median daily rate £365 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.46% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.16 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 July 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 July 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 35 (81.40%) WAN
2 30 (69.77%) Cisco
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
4 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
5 14 (32.56%) VPN
6 12 (27.91%) Firewall
6 12 (27.91%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.93%) DNS
8 9 (20.93%) Linux
8 9 (20.93%) DHCP
8 9 (20.93%) Wireless
8 9 (20.93%) SCCM
8 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (20.93%) Puppet
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
9 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (18.60%) Palo Alto
9 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
9 8 (18.60%) Degree
9 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
9 8 (18.60%) VMware
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (18.60%) ITIL
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.28%) SQL
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle
10 7 (16.28%) 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 6 (13.95%) Skype for Business
2 5 (11.63%) Mule
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
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 35 (81.40%) WAN
2 14 (32.56%) VPN
3 12 (27.91%) Firewall
3 12 (27.91%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
5 9 (20.93%) DHCP
5 9 (20.93%) DNS
5 9 (20.93%) Wireless
6 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (13.95%) MPLS
8 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.63%) OSPF
8 5 (11.63%) Skype
8 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
9 4 (9.30%) Internet
9 4 (9.30%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (9.30%) VoIP
10 3 (6.98%) 3G
10 3 (6.98%) BGP-4
10 3 (6.98%) SAN
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
1 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (13.95%) Senior Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Network Technician
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Support
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Mobile Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
4 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.95%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) DevOps
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.63%) Matrix Management
4 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
5 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Change Control
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.65%) System Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Test Management
6 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (11.63%) CISSP
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) VMware ESX
3 7 (16.28%) XenApp
3 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 7 (16.28%) Ansible
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Palo Alto
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Google
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
4 6 (13.95%) Intel Security
5 5 (11.63%) Dell
5 5 (11.63%) NEC
5 5 (11.63%) Wyse
6 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.98%) Juniper
8 2 (4.65%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) AppSense
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) EMC