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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 62 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 1.11% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.21% 13.67% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 5
Median daily rate £350 £275 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.72%
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
131 139 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.72% 8.14% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 60 40
Median daily rate £350 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £209 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £464 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 34 (89.47%) WAN
2 25 (65.79%) Cisco
3 18 (47.37%) Firewall
4 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
5 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
6 12 (31.58%) OSPF
6 12 (31.58%) BGP
6 12 (31.58%) EIGRP
6 12 (31.58%) Wireless
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
6 12 (31.58%) VLAN
7 11 (28.95%) MPLS
7 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (23.68%) CCNP
8 9 (23.68%) Windows
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
10 7 (18.42%) High Availability
11 6 (15.79%) Internet
11 6 (15.79%) ITIL
11 6 (15.79%) CCNA
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.79%) VPN
11 6 (15.79%) VMware
11 6 (15.79%) Law
11 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
11 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) WAN
2 18 (47.37%) Firewall
3 12 (31.58%) BGP
3 12 (31.58%) EIGRP
3 12 (31.58%) OSPF
3 12 (31.58%) VLAN
3 12 (31.58%) Wireless
4 11 (28.95%) MPLS
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (15.79%) Internet
6 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.79%) VPN
6 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (13.16%) ATM
7 5 (13.16%) DMVPN
7 5 (13.16%) HSRP
7 5 (13.16%) ISDN
7 5 (13.16%) PPP
7 5 (13.16%) SAN
7 5 (13.16%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Law
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Consultant
1 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Network Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Data Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Support
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) LAN Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.63%) Java EE
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (18.42%) High Availability
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
4 5 (13.16%) Change Management
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.16%) Network Design
4 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (13.16%) Supplier Management
5 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Network Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CCNP
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNA
3 5 (13.16%) CCIE
4 2 (5.26%) VCP6
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) KVM
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
1 3 (7.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Mitel
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Aruba
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Prolexic
6 1 (2.63%) RedGate