The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Somerset 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 42 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.71% 1.05% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 14.29% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£300 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.71% 7.37% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 5
Average daily rate £350 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £290 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
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 Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Bath -4 1 £413 -
Templecombe - - - -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Handset
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) IVR
5 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) PABX
5 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) Siemens
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) IPv6
7 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MediaWiki
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) VoIP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) PABX
4 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
5 3 (23.08%) OSPF
5 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) IPv6
6 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (15.38%) LDAP
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (7.69%) VPLS
7 1 (7.69%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Technician
1 4 (30.77%) Voice Support Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Handset
1 4 (30.77%) IVR
2 2 (15.38%) Wiki
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCT
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Samba
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Postfix
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Siemens
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) BT
5 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.69%) IronPort
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
5 1 (7.69%) Trustwave
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) CA
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Posted: 26 days ago