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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 17 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 35 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.59% 3.59% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.65% 21.43% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 6
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£263 £455 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £455 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £455 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £190.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1166.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £17.36 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.58%
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
101 42 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.91% 16.73% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 16 37
Average daily rate £288 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 +4 15 £250 -45.05% 5
Cheltenham - 10 £263 -
Filton - - - -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 37 (80.43%) WAN
2 30 (65.22%) Security Cleared
3 28 (60.87%) SC Cleared
4 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
5 17 (36.96%) Cisco
5 17 (36.96%) Firewall
6 16 (34.78%) ITIL
7 15 (32.61%) Windows
8 14 (30.43%) VPN
8 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (23.91%) Project Management
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (21.74%) MPLS
10 10 (21.74%) Juniper
10 10 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
12 8 (17.39%) CCNP
12 8 (17.39%) BGP
12 8 (17.39%) EIGRP
13 7 (15.22%) SSL
13 7 (15.22%) Linux
13 7 (15.22%) UNIX
13 7 (15.22%) BIG-IP
13 7 (15.22%) F5
13 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
14 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (13.04%) Blue Coat

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (80.43%) WAN
2 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 17 (36.96%) Firewall
4 14 (30.43%) VPN
5 10 (21.74%) MPLS
6 9 (19.57%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (17.39%) BGP
7 8 (17.39%) EIGRP
8 7 (15.22%) SSL
8 7 (15.22%) BIG-IP
9 6 (13.04%) VLAN
10 5 (10.87%) SAN
11 4 (8.70%) DNS
11 4 (8.70%) IPv4
11 4 (8.70%) IPv6
12 2 (4.35%) tcpdump
12 2 (4.35%) Ethereal
12 2 (4.35%) Wireless
12 2 (4.35%) Frame Relay
12 2 (4.35%) DSL
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Architect
2 10 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.39%) Network Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (15.22%) Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Network Supervisor
7 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Operations Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) iPad
2 2 (4.35%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) UNIX
4 5 (10.87%) HPUX
4 5 (10.87%) Solaris
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 10 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
6 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
9 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.17%) Validation
9 1 (2.17%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Network Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
1 5 (10.87%) Korn
1 5 (10.87%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (17.39%) CCNP
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.52%) CCNA
7 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) MCSE
8 1 (2.17%) CCDA
8 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) ProxySG
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) Juniper
3 7 (15.22%) F5
4 6 (13.04%) Blue Coat
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.70%) Apple
6 4 (8.70%) McAfee
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
7 3 (6.52%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) NetQoS
8 2 (4.35%) VMware
9 1 (2.17%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) Nokia
9 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.17%) Remedy
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Bluefish Communications
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