The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 50 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.31% 1.32% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 12.99% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
Median daily rate £350 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.81 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.25% -11.25%
LAN
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 154 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.55% 10.19% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 58
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAN.

1 38 (82.61%) WAN
2 30 (65.22%) Cisco
3 19 (41.30%) Firewall
4 17 (36.96%) Data Centre
5 15 (32.61%) CheckPoint
6 13 (28.26%) Windows
6 13 (28.26%) VLAN
7 12 (26.09%) Finance
7 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 11 (23.91%) Wireless
8 11 (23.91%) VMware
8 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
9 10 (21.74%) OSPF
9 10 (21.74%) BGP
9 10 (21.74%) EIGRP
10 9 (19.57%) MPLS
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.39%) CCNP
11 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (17.39%) ITIL
11 8 (17.39%) DevOps
11 8 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (15.22%) VPN
12 7 (15.22%) Internet
12 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (13.04%) Supplier Management
13 6 (13.04%) Change Management
13 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.04%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) WAN
2 19 (41.30%) Firewall
3 13 (28.26%) VLAN
4 11 (23.91%) Wireless
5 10 (21.74%) BGP
5 10 (21.74%) EIGRP
5 10 (21.74%) OSPF
6 9 (19.57%) MPLS
7 8 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (15.22%) Internet
8 7 (15.22%) VPN
8 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (13.04%) VoIP
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (8.70%) MRTG
10 4 (8.70%) SAN
10 4 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.70%) WAAS
11 3 (6.52%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Law
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Architect
2 6 (13.04%) Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Check Point Support
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Support
5 3 (6.52%) Data Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.52%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Support
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.17%) Java EE
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) Handset
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Unix
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) DevOps
2 8 (17.39%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Change Management
3 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.04%) Supplier Management
4 5 (10.87%) High Availability
4 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.70%) Kanban
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.52%) Network Design
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) CCNP
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.70%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) CCIE
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) VCP6
6 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Simpana
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Cisco
2 15 (32.61%) CheckPoint
3 11 (23.91%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) EMC
5 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.52%) Aruba
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) Juniper
6 3 (6.52%) Mitel
7 2 (4.35%) NetApp
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) CommVault
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) Prolexic
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) RedGate