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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 73 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 0.82% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.71% 9.32% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Average daily rate £375 £200 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -29.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £142 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
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
136 118 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.54% 8.77% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 42
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) Firewall
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (23.68%) Finance
5 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 8 (21.05%) CCNA
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 7 (18.42%) OSPF
6 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 6 (15.79%) Banking
7 6 (15.79%) CCNP
8 5 (13.16%) CCIE
8 5 (13.16%) VoIP
8 5 (13.16%) BGP
8 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
8 5 (13.16%) VMware
8 5 (13.16%) VLAN
9 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
9 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (10.53%) Juniper
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) WLAN
9 4 (10.53%) ATM
9 4 (10.53%) ISDN
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.53%) PPP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 11 (28.95%) Firewall
3 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.42%) OSPF
5 5 (13.16%) BGP
5 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
5 5 (13.16%) VLAN
5 5 (13.16%) VoIP
6 4 (10.53%) ATM
6 4 (10.53%) ISDN
6 4 (10.53%) PPP
6 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.53%) WLAN
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.89%) HSRP
7 3 (7.89%) MPLS
7 3 (7.89%) Wireless
7 3 (7.89%) X.25
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Switch Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Data Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Field Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Network Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Network Field Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) PMI
2 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) Debian
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
1 4 (10.53%) Project Management
2 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
2 3 (7.89%) Service Management
2 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (5.26%) Network Management
3 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.26%) Presales
3 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (2.63%) Network Design
4 1 (2.63%) People Management
4 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.05%) CCNA
3 6 (15.79%) CCNP
4 5 (13.16%) CCIE
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) HNC
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Juniper
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) Genesys
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago