The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.20% 1.63% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 10.94% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £280 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £258 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £331 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £383 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
LAN
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.41% 14.88% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 33
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Cardiff region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Cardiff region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for LAN.

1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) CCNA
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) NICE Systems
7 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
7 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) C
7 3 (18.75%) Genesys
7 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
7 3 (18.75%) Business Development
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (12.50%) APMP
8 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
8 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
8 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) CCNP
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) Broadband
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
5 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.25%) HSRP
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) TACACS
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Telephony Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Business Development
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) APMP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Genesys
2 3 (18.75%) NICE Systems
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Altiris
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) VMware