The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / South West
Rank 90 99 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Contract jobs citing LAN 45 46 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 1.56% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.81% 10.72% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 32
Median daily rate £269 £295 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% -27.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £418 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Median hourly rate £17.30 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.26 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -15.55%

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
381 429 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.20% 14.54% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 288 202
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £429 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 35
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.35
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 the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Wiltshire -3 12 £275 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire +4 11 £300 +60.00% 1
Bristol +3 10 £238 -3.06% 9
Somerset +5 4 £225 -45.12% 1
Devon 0 3 £148 -65.23% 1
Dorset 0 3 £263 -12.50%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for LAN.

1 93 (86.92%) WAN
2 48 (44.86%) Firewall
3 47 (43.93%) Security Cleared
4 46 (42.99%) Cisco
5 42 (39.25%) SC Cleared
6 40 (37.38%) Windows
7 27 (25.23%) Active Directory
7 27 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (23.36%) DNS
9 24 (22.43%) VMware
9 24 (22.43%) VPN
9 24 (22.43%) CCNA
10 22 (20.56%) Juniper
10 22 (20.56%) TCP/IP
10 22 (20.56%) Data Centre
10 22 (20.56%) Windows Server
11 20 (18.69%) CCNP
12 19 (17.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (16.82%) Wireless
14 17 (15.89%) DHCP
15 16 (14.95%) ITIL
16 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (13.08%) Load Balancing
18 12 (11.21%) Wi-Fi
19 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 10 (9.35%) Migration
20 10 (9.35%) SSL
20 10 (9.35%) Linux
21 9 (8.41%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) Office 365
4 3 (2.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 93 (86.92%) WAN
2 48 (44.86%) Firewall
3 25 (23.36%) DNS
4 24 (22.43%) VPN
5 22 (20.56%) TCP/IP
6 19 (17.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (16.82%) Wireless
8 17 (15.89%) DHCP
9 12 (11.21%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (9.35%) SSL
11 9 (8.41%) Network Security
12 8 (7.48%) NetScaler
13 7 (6.54%) BGP
13 7 (6.54%) OSPF
13 7 (6.54%) VoIP
14 5 (4.67%) Ethernet
14 5 (4.67%) Internet
14 5 (4.67%) MPLS
14 5 (4.67%) WLAN
15 4 (3.74%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (3.74%) Banking
2 3 (2.80%) Marketing
2 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) Network Engineer
2 13 (12.15%) Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) Network Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Cisco Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) IT Support
8 5 (4.67%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Cloud Specialist
10 3 (2.80%) LAN Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Network Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.93%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (0.93%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.87%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.38%) Windows
2 22 (20.56%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.35%) Linux
5 9 (8.41%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.74%) Android
8 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.74%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.87%) VMS
10 1 (0.93%) AIX
10 1 (0.93%) Unix
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.95%) ITIL
2 14 (13.08%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.35%) Migration
4 9 (8.41%) Network Management
5 8 (7.48%) SIEM
6 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.61%) Information Security
6 6 (5.61%) Service Management
7 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.67%) Project Management
8 4 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.74%) Data Encryption
8 4 (3.74%) DevOps
8 4 (3.74%) Information Security Management
8 4 (3.74%) ITSM
8 4 (3.74%) Network Segmentation
8 4 (3.74%) Security Architecture
8 4 (3.74%) Security Management
8 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.80%) SQL
3 1 (0.93%) C
3 1 (0.93%) C#
3 1 (0.93%) C++
3 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
3 1 (0.93%) Perl
3 1 (0.93%) Python
3 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (43.93%) Security Cleared
2 42 (39.25%) SC Cleared
3 27 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (22.43%) CCNA
5 20 (18.69%) CCNP
6 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.61%) MCSE
8 5 (4.67%) SANS
9 3 (2.80%) MCSA
10 2 (1.87%) CCDA
10 2 (1.87%) CNA
10 2 (1.87%) CNE
10 2 (1.87%) MCITP
10 2 (1.87%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.93%) CCIE
11 1 (0.93%) CISSP
11 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.93%) SSCP
11 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (25.23%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.80%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (4.67%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.74%) SCCM
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.93%) Nessus
5 1 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.93%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.93%) Nmap
5 1 (0.93%) QRadar
5 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (42.99%) Cisco
2 24 (22.43%) VMware
3 22 (20.56%) Juniper
4 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.41%) Citrix
6 8 (7.48%) Palo Alto
7 6 (5.61%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.61%) Intel Security
8 5 (4.67%) Aruba
8 5 (4.67%) BT
9 4 (3.74%) Brocade
9 4 (3.74%) F5
9 4 (3.74%) HP
10 3 (2.80%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.87%) Ciena
11 2 (1.87%) NetApp
11 2 (1.87%) Novell
12 1 (0.93%) Meraki
12 1 (0.93%) NetWitness
12 1 (0.93%) Snow
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