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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.83% 1.44% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.60% 13.51% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £356 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +26.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +20.00%
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
43 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.19% 10.66% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 34
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 1 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for LAN.

1 19 (86.36%) WAN
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (36.36%) Migration
6 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 6 (27.27%) Wireless
7 6 (27.27%) CCNP
8 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
8 5 (22.73%) F5
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) CCNA
9 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.64%) CCDP
10 3 (13.64%) SLA
10 3 (13.64%) DNS
10 3 (13.64%) Internet

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) Wireless
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (9.09%) HTTP
6 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 2 (9.09%) SSL
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) FTP
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Data Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCDP
5 2 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) ISEB
5 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.55%) CCIP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.55%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) F5
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) PlateSpin
5 1 (4.55%) Altiris
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) BT
5 1 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.55%) Polycom
5 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec