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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 65 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 28 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.26% 0.80% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.31% 9.56% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
Median daily rate £350 £290 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £212 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £384 £212
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
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
145 136 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.68% 8.41% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 71
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £160 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £415 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAN.

1 44 (80.00%) WAN
2 26 (47.27%) Cisco
3 23 (41.82%) Firewall
4 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
5 16 (29.09%) Finance
5 16 (29.09%) CheckPoint
6 15 (27.27%) BGP
6 15 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 14 (25.45%) Wireless
8 13 (23.64%) MPLS
8 13 (23.64%) OSPF
8 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
9 12 (21.82%) Windows
10 11 (20.00%) VLAN
11 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 10 (18.18%) CCNP
11 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (16.36%) VPN
12 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.73%) Internet
14 7 (12.73%) CCNA
14 7 (12.73%) Law
14 7 (12.73%) Banking
14 7 (12.73%) High Availability
14 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (12.73%) Disclosure Scotland
14 7 (12.73%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
15 6 (10.91%) Fortinet

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 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) nginx
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (80.00%) WAN
2 23 (41.82%) Firewall
3 15 (27.27%) BGP
3 15 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 14 (25.45%) Wireless
5 13 (23.64%) MPLS
5 13 (23.64%) OSPF
6 11 (20.00%) VLAN
7 9 (16.36%) VPN
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (12.73%) Internet
9 6 (10.91%) SAN
9 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
9 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (9.09%) ATM
10 5 (9.09%) HSRP
10 5 (9.09%) ISDN
10 5 (9.09%) PPP
10 5 (9.09%) VoIP
10 5 (9.09%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) Informix
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
2 7 (12.73%) Law
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Consultant
1 9 (16.36%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Network Consultant
3 6 (10.91%) Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Data Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) LAN Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.27%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Network Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Network Support
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.82%) CakePHP
2 1 (1.82%) Java EE
2 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.82%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) BYOD
3 1 (1.82%) CMDB
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) iPhone
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 2 (3.64%) Unix
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.73%) High Availability
3 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.91%) Network Design
3 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 5 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (9.09%) Service Management
4 5 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) Kanban
6 3 (5.45%) Network Management
6 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) CCNP
1 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.73%) CCNA
3 6 (10.91%) CCIE
4 1 (1.82%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.82%) KVM
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Cisco
2 16 (29.09%) CheckPoint
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) Citrix
4 6 (10.91%) Fortinet
5 4 (7.27%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) EMC
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) Apple
7 1 (1.82%) Aruba
7 1 (1.82%) F5
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Mitel
7 1 (1.82%) Prolexic
7 1 (1.82%) RedGate
7 1 (1.82%) Sun