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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.48% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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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
19 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.38% 2.08% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 3
Average daily rate £263 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 October 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) WAN
1 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (57.14%) MPLS
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (50.00%) Juniper
5 7 (50.00%) CCNP
5 7 (50.00%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) BGP
6 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
7 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (35.71%) VLAN
8 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
8 4 (28.57%) ProxySG
8 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
8 4 (28.57%) F5
8 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 4 (28.57%) SSL
9 3 (21.43%) DNS
9 3 (21.43%) DHCP
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) MPLS
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (42.86%) BGP
4 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 5 (35.71%) VLAN
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 4 (28.57%) SSL
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
9 1 (7.14%) Ethereal
9 1 (7.14%) ATM
9 1 (7.14%) ISDN
9 1 (7.14%) SONET
9 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Network Supervisor
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Security Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Author
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) ProxySG
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 4 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) NetQoS
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft