The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 81 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 66 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.27% 1.51% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.74% 13.33% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 17
Median daily rate £402 £360 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +36.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £228 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
LAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
562 330 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.33% 11.32% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 143 168
Median daily rate £330 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 18
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Scotland region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Scotland region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -21 25 £435 +62.69%
Edinburgh -12 17 £363 -6.45% 3
Glasgow -5 8 £390 +2.63% 4
Aberdeen +6 2 - -
West Lothian +9 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £350 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £251 -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £100 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for LAN.

1 111 (86.72%) WAN
2 45 (35.16%) Security Cleared
3 43 (33.59%) Network Design
4 41 (32.03%) Cisco
5 35 (27.34%) Firewall
5 35 (27.34%) SC Cleared
6 30 (23.44%) Relational Database
7 29 (22.66%) Windows
8 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
9 21 (16.41%) Active Directory
9 21 (16.41%) Office Automation
10 17 (13.28%) Project Management
10 17 (13.28%) BGP
10 17 (13.28%) Wireless
10 17 (13.28%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (12.50%) OSPF
11 16 (12.50%) CCNP
11 16 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (11.72%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (11.72%) Finance
13 14 (10.94%) MPLS
13 14 (10.94%) ITIL
13 14 (10.94%) Private Cloud
14 12 (9.38%) Windows Server
15 11 (8.59%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
15 11 (8.59%) Configuration Management
15 11 (8.59%) EIGRP
15 11 (8.59%) Data Centre
16 10 (7.81%) Unix

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.03%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) nginx
4 1 (0.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.03%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.69%) MS Office
4 2 (1.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
1 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (86.72%) WAN
2 35 (27.34%) Firewall
3 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
4 17 (13.28%) BGP
4 17 (13.28%) Wireless
5 16 (12.50%) OSPF
6 15 (11.72%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (10.94%) MPLS
8 11 (8.59%) EIGRP
9 10 (7.81%) VPN
10 9 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (7.03%) VLAN
11 8 (6.25%) DHCP
12 7 (5.47%) DNS
12 7 (5.47%) Network Security
12 7 (5.47%) VoIP
12 7 (5.47%) WLAN
13 6 (4.69%) Multicast
14 5 (3.91%) SAN
14 5 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.44%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.78%) HBase
4 1 (0.78%) Informix
4 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 9 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Legal
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (30.47%) Architect
2 28 (21.88%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (21.09%) Network Engineer
4 18 (14.06%) Analyst
5 16 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (9.38%) Security Analyst
7 11 (8.59%) Project Manager
8 10 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.81%) LAN Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.47%) Field Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (5.47%) Senior Security Analyst
12 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.91%) Consultant
13 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 5 (3.91%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) Web Services
2 3 (2.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.78%) CakePHP
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.78%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.78%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Private Cloud
2 11 (8.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.25%) CMDB
4 7 (5.47%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.91%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.91%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.13%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.78%) BYOD
9 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.66%) Windows
2 12 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.81%) Unix
4 9 (7.03%) Linux
5 8 (6.25%) Solaris
6 7 (5.47%) CatOS
7 4 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.56%) AIX
8 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Android
9 1 (0.78%) HPUX
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.59%) Network Design
2 21 (16.41%) Office Automation
3 17 (13.28%) Project Management
4 14 (10.94%) ITIL
5 11 (8.59%) Configuration Management
5 11 (8.59%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (7.03%) Migration
7 8 (6.25%) Network Management
7 8 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.25%) Release Management
8 7 (5.47%) QMS
8 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.47%) Service Management
8 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.91%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (3.91%) Process Improvement
10 5 (3.91%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.69%) Java
2 5 (3.91%) C
3 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (35.16%) Security Cleared
2 35 (27.34%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.50%) CCNP
3 16 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.81%) CCNA
5 6 (4.69%) CCIE
6 5 (3.91%) CISSP
7 3 (2.34%) CCDP
7 3 (2.34%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.56%) Degree
8 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.78%) MCITP
9 1 (0.78%) MCP
9 1 (0.78%) MCTS
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.28%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.56%) KVM
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) RHEV
6 1 (0.78%) SRDF
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Xen
6 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.78%) Nessus
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) WSUS
2 1 (0.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (32.03%) Cisco
2 8 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle
3 7 (5.47%) CA
3 7 (5.47%) Juniper
3 7 (5.47%) VMware
4 6 (4.69%) BT
4 6 (4.69%) Citrix
5 5 (3.91%) HP
5 5 (3.91%) Siemens
6 4 (3.13%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.56%) Avaya
8 2 (1.56%) EMC
8 2 (1.56%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.56%) IBM
8 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.78%) Genesys
9 1 (0.78%) Sybase
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