The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 23 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs citing LAN 22 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.64% 3.33% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.45% 16.18% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 21
Average daily rate £350 £575 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +64.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £500 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 68 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.13% 20.61% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 108
Average daily rate £425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LAN
South West

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 13 £475 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £350 -
Dursley - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (91.89%) Security Cleared
2 33 (89.19%) WAN
3 31 (83.78%) SC Cleared
4 21 (56.76%) Telecoms
5 16 (43.24%) Cisco
6 15 (40.54%) Service Management
7 14 (37.84%) Project Management
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (13.51%) SAN
9 5 (13.51%) UNIX
9 5 (13.51%) HPUX
9 5 (13.51%) Solaris
9 5 (13.51%) Linux
9 5 (13.51%) Firewall
10 4 (10.81%) Korn
10 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
10 4 (10.81%) CCNP
10 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (10.81%) Bourne shell
11 3 (8.11%) Windows
12 2 (5.41%) VMware
12 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
12 2 (5.41%) Network Security
12 2 (5.41%) VPN
12 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
12 2 (5.41%) CCNA
12 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (2.70%) Lync

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.70%) Lync
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (89.19%) WAN
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) 3G
5 1 (2.70%) IPv4
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) WLAN
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
General
1 21 (56.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Consultant
1 11 (29.73%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Solutions Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.70%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
1 5 (13.51%) HPUX
1 5 (13.51%) Solaris
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Service Management
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 1 (2.70%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL
3 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
3 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
3 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Korn
1 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
1 4 (10.81%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (91.89%) Security Cleared
2 31 (83.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) WSUS
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Nortel
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Polycom
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