The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 10 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 South Wales 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.76% 3.12% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 15.58% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£190 £225 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -25.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £143 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £355 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.43% 20.00% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 28
Average daily rate £375 £390 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

LAN
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 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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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
Cardiff -13 3 £163 -58.06% 2
Newport -14 2 £250 +104.08%
Gwent - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (28.57%) VoIP
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) Intel
7 5 (23.81%) SAN
7 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
7 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
7 5 (23.81%) assyst
7 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
7 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (19.05%) ARCserve

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (28.57%) VoIP
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) WLAN
6 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) PABX
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (19.05%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Deskside Support
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
1 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) ARCserve
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Intel
5 4 (19.05%) Cognos
5 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Sophos
6 3 (14.29%) Lumension
6 3 (14.29%) Lotus
6 3 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) Juniper
7 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.52%) BT
8 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.76%) Veeam
8 1 (4.76%) BMC
8 1 (4.76%) CA
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