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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 44 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.83% 2.25% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 12.73% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Average daily rate £325 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £434 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
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
69 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.27% 17.68% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) Migration
6 5 (23.81%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) F5
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
7 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) WLAN
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) CCNA
8 3 (14.29%) CCIE
8 3 (14.29%) DMZ
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) Network Security
4 5 (23.81%) Wireless
5 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (14.29%) DMZ
6 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) VLAN
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) WLAN
7 2 (9.52%) ADSL
7 2 (9.52%) DNS
7 2 (9.52%) HTTP
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) SSL
7 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNP
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) CCDP
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (23.81%) F5
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) PlateSpin
6 1 (4.76%) Polycom
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
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