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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 43 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.82% 6.96% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.90% 32.67% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 1
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£275 £269 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -40.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.98 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -12.72%
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
67 101 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.48% 21.31% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 14
Average daily rate £375 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £21.63 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.93% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £28.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £190.00 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 0 12 £300 +14.28%
Gloucester -16 1 - - 1
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Firewall
4 11 (50.00%) ITIL
4 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
5 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 9 (40.91%) DNS
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) DHCP
7 6 (27.27%) CA
7 6 (27.27%) CA Single Sign-On
7 6 (27.27%) BGP
7 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (22.73%) SSL
8 5 (22.73%) Citrix
8 5 (22.73%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) CCNP
9 4 (18.18%) CCNA
9 4 (18.18%) Juniper
9 4 (18.18%) MPLS
9 4 (18.18%) OSPF
9 4 (18.18%) IPsec
10 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
10 3 (13.64%) Information Security
10 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (4.55%) Lync
1 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 9 (40.91%) DNS
4 6 (27.27%) DHCP
4 6 (27.27%) BGP
5 5 (22.73%) SSL
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) IPsec
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (9.09%) VoIP
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (9.09%) DSL
8 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 2 (9.09%) ATM
9 1 (4.55%) ISDN
9 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security
2 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
2 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) CCNP
5 4 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (9.09%) CISSP
6 2 (9.09%) CISM
7 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (4.55%) CCENT
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
3 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) CA
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) NetQoS
6 1 (4.55%) Mitel
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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