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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 59 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 2.18% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 21.33% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 5
Median daily rate £220 £375 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £118 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.18%

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
89 150 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.52% 10.24% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 47
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.32 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 24 (77.42%) WAN
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) Firewall
5 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
8 7 (22.58%) VLAN
9 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) VMware
10 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
10 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
10 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.90%) Degree
11 4 (12.90%) Banking
11 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.90%) SQL
11 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.90%) Finance
12 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
12 3 (9.68%) DevOps
12 3 (9.68%) People Management
12 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
12 3 (9.68%) Desktop Virtualisation

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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) WAN
2 11 (35.48%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) VLAN
4 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
5 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
6 2 (6.45%) BGP
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.45%) OSPF
6 2 (6.45%) PABX
6 2 (6.45%) VoIP
6 2 (6.45%) VXLAN
6 2 (6.45%) WLAN
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (12.90%) Banking
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.90%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Cabling Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) PABX Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
2 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
3 3 (9.68%) People Management
3 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.45%) Case Management
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Kanban
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Records Management
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) ProxySG
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.23%) Simpana
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) Juniper
4 3 (9.68%) Mitel
5 2 (6.45%) Aruba
5 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat