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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 20 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.59% 7.91% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 34.38% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £300 £250 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
LAN
Gloucestershire

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
22 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.46% 23.02% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 10
Median daily rate £300 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +27.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.14% -56.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for LAN.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) ProxySG
4 2 (33.33%) PKI
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) TippingPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) TACACS
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall

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 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) TACACS
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) TippingPoint
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas