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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.75% 2.04% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.64% 11.59% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£275 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £325 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+25.07% -10.52%
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
53 69 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.16% 17.56% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 21
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £120.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.33% +464.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £25.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £190.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
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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
Cheltenham +3 11 £250 -23.07% 1
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) WAN
2 25 (92.59%) Security Cleared
3 16 (59.26%) Firewall
4 14 (51.85%) DV Cleared
5 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
6 10 (37.04%) ITIL
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco
7 9 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (29.63%) Network Security
8 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) VPN
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (25.93%) BGP
10 6 (22.22%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (22.22%) OSPF
10 6 (22.22%) IPsec
10 6 (22.22%) Citrix
10 6 (22.22%) CA
10 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 5 (18.52%) SSL
11 5 (18.52%) CCNP
11 5 (18.52%) CCNA
12 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
12 4 (14.81%) Linux
12 4 (14.81%) CMS
12 4 (14.81%) VoIP
12 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
12 4 (14.81%) VMware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (14.81%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) nginx
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Eucalyptus
2 2 (7.41%) MediaWiki
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (59.26%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) DNS
4 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (29.63%) Network Security
5 7 (25.93%) VPN
5 7 (25.93%) BGP
6 6 (22.22%) DHCP
6 6 (22.22%) OSPF
6 6 (22.22%) IPsec
7 5 (18.52%) SSL
8 4 (14.81%) VoIP
9 3 (11.11%) MPLS
9 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
10 2 (7.41%) DSL
10 2 (7.41%) IPv6
10 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
10 2 (7.41%) LDAP
10 2 (7.41%) ATM
11 1 (3.70%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Hudson
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Wiki
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Debian
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Security Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) DV Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (18.52%) CCNP
5 5 (18.52%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) CISSP
6 2 (7.41%) CISM
7 1 (3.70%) CCSA
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Samba
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) Postfix
2 2 (7.41%) XenServer
2 2 (7.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix
2 6 (22.22%) CA
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) NetQoS
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