The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 62 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.51% 1.56% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.84% 14.93% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 3
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£384 £138 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+178.07% -31.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.12%
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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
155 134 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.20% 10.44% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 37
Average daily rate £350 £312 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +13.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £128 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 25 (69.44%) WAN
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) Finance
5 12 (33.33%) Migration
5 12 (33.33%) VMware
6 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
6 11 (30.56%) Firewall
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco
8 8 (22.22%) Citrix
8 8 (22.22%) SQL
9 7 (19.44%) SAN
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.67%) ITIL
10 6 (16.67%) HP
10 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.67%) Banking
10 6 (16.67%) SCCM
11 5 (13.89%) MS Office
11 5 (13.89%) VBA
11 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
11 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.89%) VoIP
11 5 (13.89%) Internet
11 5 (13.89%) Replication
11 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 4 (11.11%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) WAN
2 11 (30.56%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) SAN
4 5 (13.89%) Internet
4 5 (13.89%) VoIP
5 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (11.11%) Network Security
6 3 (8.33%) NAS
6 3 (8.33%) DHCP
7 2 (5.56%) WLAN
7 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
7 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.78%) MPLS
8 1 (2.78%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Network Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Network Support
4 5 (13.89%) Network Manager
4 5 (13.89%) LAN Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Data Network Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Replication
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) NetWare
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Demand Management
5 1 (2.78%) Transition Management
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) VBA
4 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNP
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) MCP
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) HND
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
1 2 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.33%) Xen
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) UAG
4 1 (2.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
5 6 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.56%) Veeam
7 2 (5.56%) Nortel
7 2 (5.56%) Juniper
7 2 (5.56%) Veritas
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) McAfee
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