The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 39 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.37% 1.32% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 15.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
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£328 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.58% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.92% 8.79% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 9
Average daily rate £338 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £15.00 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.33% +7.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £11.40 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £27.60 £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
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 May 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
Bath +1 2 £338 -18.18%
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 1 (9.09%) PABX
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Multicast
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) PABX
4 1 (9.09%) Multicast
4 1 (9.09%) FCoE
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Network Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Network Services Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) IVR
1 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) BT