The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.78% 1.03% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 5.56% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£135 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +0.99%
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 54 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.76% 18.56% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 10
Average daily rate £375 £370 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £136 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
5 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
6 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Intel
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
6 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
7 3 (23.08%) OSPF
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) WLAN
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) PABX
6 1 (7.69%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
1 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) ARCserve
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) Intel
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Cognos
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) BT
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
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