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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.21% - 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.24% - 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£294 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £299 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -3.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 30 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.48% 12.50% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 15 37
Average daily rate £325 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 - 10 £269 -
Cheltenham - 5 £268 - 3
Cirencester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Filton - - - -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 29 (78.38%) WAN
2 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
3 25 (67.57%) SC Cleared
4 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (35.14%) Project Management
4 13 (35.14%) Firewall
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco
6 10 (27.03%) VPN
6 10 (27.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
8 7 (18.92%) Windows
8 7 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (16.22%) Service Management
10 5 (13.51%) MPLS
10 5 (13.51%) Juniper
10 5 (13.51%) SAN
10 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
10 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
10 5 (13.51%) HPUX
10 5 (13.51%) Solaris
10 5 (13.51%) Linux
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) UNIX
10 5 (13.51%) Korn
10 5 (13.51%) WSUS
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) WAN
2 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
2 13 (35.14%) Firewall
3 10 (27.03%) VPN
4 5 (13.51%) MPLS
4 5 (13.51%) SAN
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (10.81%) SSL
5 4 (10.81%) IPv4
5 4 (10.81%) IPv6
5 4 (10.81%) BGP
5 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
6 3 (8.11%) VLAN
6 3 (8.11%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.41%) tcpdump
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security
7 2 (5.41%) Ethereal
7 2 (5.41%) Internet
7 2 (5.41%) DNS
7 2 (5.41%) DHCP
General
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
1 11 (29.73%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Network Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Network Supervisor
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
1 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) HPUX
2 5 (13.51%) Solaris
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 1 (2.70%) Validation
8 1 (2.70%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.70%) V-Model
8 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
1 5 (13.51%) Korn
1 5 (13.51%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
2 25 (67.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) WSUS
2 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) Juniper
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.81%) Apple
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) McAfee
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
4 3 (8.11%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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