The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 35 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 18 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.39% 3.12% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.00% 19.15% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Median daily rate £300 £306 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £241 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £431 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -13.63%

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 94 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.83% 16.29% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 47
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £202 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +15 9 £369 +18.00% 1
Newport 0 4 £288 -4.16%
Bridgend - 2 £281 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 51 (91.07%) Cisco
2 35 (62.50%) Firewall
2 35 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (55.36%) CCNP
3 31 (55.36%) WAN
3 31 (55.36%) SC Cleared
3 31 (55.36%) Security Cleared
4 21 (37.50%) Intel Security
5 16 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 14 (25.00%) Change Control
7 13 (23.21%) Wireless
8 12 (21.43%) CCNA
9 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
9 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (14.29%) Windows
11 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 6 (10.71%) MS Office
12 6 (10.71%) ITIL
12 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.71%) Juniper
13 5 (8.93%) CCIP
13 5 (8.93%) C
13 5 (8.93%) SLA
13 5 (8.93%) F5
13 5 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
14 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
14 4 (7.14%) Line Management
14 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (62.50%) Firewall
2 31 (55.36%) WAN
3 13 (23.21%) Wireless
4 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (7.14%) VLAN
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (5.36%) FCoE
7 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.57%) ADSL
8 2 (3.57%) BGP
8 2 (3.57%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.57%) NAS
8 2 (3.57%) Network Security
8 2 (3.57%) SAN
9 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Network Engineer
2 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (26.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Installations Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) LAN Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Field Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Data Technician
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Switch Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) CESG
3 2 (3.57%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Change Control
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (7.14%) Line Management
4 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.36%) Business Development
5 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.36%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.36%) Project Governance
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.57%) Time Management
7 1 (1.79%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.79%) Network Design
7 1 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.79%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) C
2 2 (3.57%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 35 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (55.36%) CCNP
2 31 (55.36%) SC Cleared
2 31 (55.36%) Security Cleared
3 12 (21.43%) CCNA
4 5 (8.93%) CCIP
5 4 (7.14%) CCDP
6 3 (5.36%) HNC
7 2 (3.57%) MCITP
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.57%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 51 (91.07%) Cisco
2 21 (37.50%) Intel Security
3 16 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
4 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.71%) Juniper
6 5 (8.93%) F5
7 4 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.14%) VMware
8 3 (5.36%) Genesys
8 3 (5.36%) NICE Systems
8 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.57%) Apple
9 2 (3.57%) Dell