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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing LAN 27 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.44% 4.97% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.76% 22.39% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
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£250 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -4.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £21.38 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +0.54%
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 67 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.14% 22.19% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 14
Average daily rate £285 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 2014. 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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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 +6 15 £250 -44.75% 4
Cheltenham - 6 £256 - 3
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 45 (83.33%) WAN
2 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
3 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
3 25 (46.30%) Windows
4 23 (42.59%) Cisco
5 17 (31.48%) Firewall
6 15 (27.78%) ITIL
7 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
8 13 (24.07%) VPN
8 13 (24.07%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (22.22%) Project Management
9 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
11 10 (18.52%) MPLS
11 10 (18.52%) VMware
11 10 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (16.67%) Citrix
12 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.81%) DNS
13 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
13 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (14.81%) Juniper
13 8 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (14.81%) Problem Management
14 7 (12.96%) BGP
14 7 (12.96%) EIGRP
14 7 (12.96%) CCNP
14 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (11.11%) Mentoring

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 3 (5.56%) IIS
1 3 (5.56%) Eucalyptus
1 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (83.33%) WAN
2 17 (31.48%) Firewall
3 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
4 13 (24.07%) VPN
5 10 (18.52%) MPLS
6 8 (14.81%) DNS
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (12.96%) BGP
7 7 (12.96%) EIGRP
8 6 (11.11%) VoIP
9 5 (9.26%) BIG-IP
9 5 (9.26%) VLAN
9 5 (9.26%) SSL
10 4 (7.41%) DHCP
10 4 (7.41%) IPv4
10 4 (7.41%) IPv6
11 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.56%) Wireless
11 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
12 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.81%) Network Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (12.96%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Security Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Operations Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) iPad
2 3 (5.56%) Replication
3 2 (3.70%) PDA
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) UNIX
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.85%) HPUX
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (22.22%) Project Management
4 10 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.41%) Service Management
9 3 (5.56%) Migration
9 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
11 1 (1.85%) Validation
11 1 (1.85%) Network Planning
11 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.85%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (1.85%) V-Model
11 1 (1.85%) Computer Security
11 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) Korn
1 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.96%) CCNP
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.56%) CCNA
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) MCITP
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) ProxySG
3 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (7.41%) WSUS
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Citrix
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) Juniper
5 5 (9.26%) F5
6 4 (7.41%) Apple
6 4 (7.41%) McAfee
6 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.56%) NetApp
7 3 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.85%) Nokia
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) Remedy
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