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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.24% 2.70% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.62% 15.57% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.72%
LAN
Wales

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
105 122 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.99% 17.30% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 100 32
Median daily rate £375 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
Bridgend - 10 £438 -
Cardiff +17 8 £300 -33.33% 3
Newport +13 3 £356 -20.83%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 29 (70.73%) Cisco
2 25 (60.98%) Firewall
3 21 (51.22%) WAN
3 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
3 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
4 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (34.15%) CCNP
5 14 (34.15%) Intel Security
6 12 (29.27%) Windows
7 11 (26.83%) Fortinet
8 10 (24.39%) Change Control
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.63%) CCNA
10 6 (14.63%) Wireless
10 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
10 6 (14.63%) F5
10 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
11 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
11 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
12 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
12 4 (9.76%) Juniper
12 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
12 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (9.76%) VLAN
12 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
13 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (7.32%) VMware
13 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003

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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) Wireless
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.76%) VLAN
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) Broadband
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) DNS
6 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (4.88%) HTTP
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) HSRP
7 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Network Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Deskside Support
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Change Control
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Project Management
3 2 (4.88%) Line Management
3 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.88%) Office Automation
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE
3 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
3 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.44%) Migration
4 1 (2.44%) Network Design
4 1 (2.44%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
1 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (34.15%) CCNP
4 6 (14.63%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) APMP
5 2 (4.88%) CCDP
5 2 (4.88%) CCIE
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCIP
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) HNC
6 1 (2.44%) MCITP
6 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.44%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) Intel Security
3 11 (26.83%) Fortinet
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.63%) F5
6 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.76%) Juniper
7 3 (7.32%) VMware
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Altiris
9 1 (2.44%) Aruba
9 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.44%) BT
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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