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 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 17 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.34% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.08% 13.19% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Median daily rate £363 £388 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +187.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £260 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £138
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
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
130 144 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.21% 10.13% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 77
Median daily rate £375 £340 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £142 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 (76.00%) WAN
2 21 (42.00%) Cisco
3 14 (28.00%) Firewall
4 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (20.00%) Windows
4 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (16.00%) Finance
6 7 (14.00%) VPN
6 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (14.00%) BGP
6 7 (14.00%) EIGRP
6 7 (14.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.00%) WLAN
7 6 (12.00%) CCNP
7 6 (12.00%) Wireless
8 5 (10.00%) Banking
8 5 (10.00%) VLAN
8 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.00%) Linux
8 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.00%) VoIP
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) MPLS
8 5 (10.00%) OSPF
8 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture

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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) WAN
2 14 (28.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) BGP
3 7 (14.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (14.00%) VPN
4 6 (12.00%) Wireless
4 6 (12.00%) WLAN
5 5 (10.00%) MPLS
5 5 (10.00%) OSPF
5 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.00%) VLAN
5 5 (10.00%) VoIP
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (8.00%) DHCP
6 4 (8.00%) DNS
7 3 (6.00%) ATM
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.00%) HSRP
7 3 (6.00%) PPP
7 3 (6.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Informix
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Field Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) LAN Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Security Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Data Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.00%) LAN Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Network Field Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) BYOD
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (10.00%) Project Management
1 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (8.00%) Network Management
2 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.00%) Kanban
3 3 (6.00%) Network Design
3 3 (6.00%) Presales
4 2 (4.00%) DevOps
4 2 (4.00%) High Availability
4 2 (4.00%) Information Security
4 2 (4.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.00%) Change Management
5 1 (2.00%) Data Security
5 1 (2.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) PHP
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) CCNP
1 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CCIE
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco
2 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Juniper
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) Genesys
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Mitel
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Sun
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