The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 12 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.92% 2.08% 11.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 11.76% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £390 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -11.82%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.69% 17.71% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Median daily rate £390 £280 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -43.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for LAN.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper