The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.21% 2.31% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.12% 20.37% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 13
Average daily rate £338 £538 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% +53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £468 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £608 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.75 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +23.37%
LAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 54 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.20% 11.34% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 55
Average daily rate £338 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £310 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £43.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +117.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +12 12 £133 -
Cheltenham +8 4 £308 -50.80% 1
Cirencester - 3 £400 -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 28 (82.35%) WAN
2 23 (67.65%) Cisco
3 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 18 (52.94%) ITIL
5 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 16 (47.06%) CCNA
7 14 (41.18%) CCNP
8 11 (32.35%) Project Management
9 10 (29.41%) Nortel
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 8 (23.53%) Windows
10 8 (23.53%) WLAN
10 8 (23.53%) Wireless
10 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
10 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
11 7 (20.59%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (20.59%) VPN
11 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
11 7 (20.59%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (17.65%) VoIP
12 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
12 6 (17.65%) Finance
12 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
13 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
13 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (14.71%) Service Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (82.35%) WAN
2 8 (23.53%) Wireless
2 8 (23.53%) WLAN
3 7 (20.59%) VPN
4 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
4 6 (17.65%) VoIP
5 5 (14.71%) SAN
5 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
6 4 (11.76%) DNS
6 4 (11.76%) Internet
7 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
7 3 (8.82%) SSL
8 2 (5.88%) IPv6
8 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.94%) BGP
9 1 (2.94%) DHCP
9 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.94%) MPLS
9 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Network Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Telecoms Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Designer
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Java EE
2 1 (2.94%) Leaflet
2 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Blog
4 2 (5.88%) CMDB
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) HPUX
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
3 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.71%) MODAF
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (11.76%) ITSM
6 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (8.82%) eTOM
7 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Bourne shell
2 2 (5.88%) Korn
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (47.06%) CCNA
5 14 (41.18%) CCNP
6 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) MCP
9 1 (2.94%) BICSI Certification
9 1 (2.94%) BICSI RCDD
9 1 (2.94%) CCIE
9 1 (2.94%) Degree
9 1 (2.94%) MCSE
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) BitLocker
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (11.76%) UAG
2 4 (11.76%) XenApp
2 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Nortel
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) AppSense
4 4 (11.76%) Canon
4 4 (11.76%) Genesys
4 4 (11.76%) Meraki
4 4 (11.76%) Polycom
4 4 (11.76%) Siemens
4 4 (11.76%) Sophos
5 2 (5.88%) Dell
5 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Nokia
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
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