The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 21 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.50% 4.80% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 26.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.06 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +25.37%
LAN
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 13.99% 18.40% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 0
Average daily rate £340 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Gloucester region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Gloucester region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

LAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucester

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 17 (89.47%) WAN
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) VoIP
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.79%) PDA
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (10.53%) Wireless
9 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
9 2 (10.53%) IIS
10 1 (5.26%) SQL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) VoIP
3 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PDA
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CCSA
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) F5