The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.58% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 6.52% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£160 £281 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.11% +116.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £186 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £376 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 92 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.46% 8.93% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 29 37
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £166 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
LAN
Scotland

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) WAN
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 4 (18.18%) MS Office
4 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Polycom
6 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.09%) SCCM
6 2 (9.09%) SCOM
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (9.09%) LPAR
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) WLAN
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) OSPF
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.55%) RIP
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (9.09%) LPAR
1 2 (9.09%) HACMP
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) AIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Service Management
2 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) CCIP
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Polycom
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade
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