The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 16 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.64% 1.82% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 68.00% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% +21.21%
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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
25 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.12% 9.09% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £495 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 26 (92.86%) Security Cleared
3 20 (71.43%) Firewall
4 16 (57.14%) Cisco
4 16 (57.14%) DV Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) BGP
6 10 (35.71%) VPN
6 10 (35.71%) ITIL
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) SSL
8 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
9 6 (21.43%) IPsec
9 6 (21.43%) MPLS
9 6 (21.43%) OSPF
10 5 (17.86%) Security Management
10 5 (17.86%) CISM
10 5 (17.86%) Information Security
10 5 (17.86%) Juniper
10 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
10 5 (17.86%) Citrix
10 5 (17.86%) CISSP
10 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
10 5 (17.86%) CCNP
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security
10 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
10 5 (17.86%) Data Protection

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Eucalyptus
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 20 (71.43%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) BGP
4 10 (35.71%) VPN
5 9 (32.14%) SSL
6 6 (21.43%) IPsec
6 6 (21.43%) MPLS
6 6 (21.43%) OSPF
7 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
7 5 (17.86%) DNS
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (14.29%) VLAN
8 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
9 3 (10.71%) DHCP
9 3 (10.71%) VoIP
9 3 (10.71%) Network Security
10 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 1 (3.57%) TACACS
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
2 5 (17.86%) Security Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Network Team Leader
3 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Security Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Author
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.86%) Security Management
3 5 (17.86%) Information Security
3 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security
3 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.86%) CISM
5 5 (17.86%) CISSP
5 5 (17.86%) CCNP
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
7 2 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Juniper
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
3 3 (10.71%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft