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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / South West
Rank 84 106 59
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -47
Contract jobs citing LAN 48 44 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.86% 1.50% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 11.28% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 23
Median daily rate £300 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £203 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £378 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 25
Median hourly rate £17.30 £43.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.77% +89.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 £43.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.26 £43.00 £26.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -

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
344 390 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.32% 13.26% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 247 221
Median daily rate £370 £340 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 49
Median hourly rate £32.75 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.89 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +7 18 £400 +60.00% 4
Bristol +5 11 £300 +46.34% 4
Dorset +6 10 £264 -18.84% 3
Gloucestershire +2 4 £255 -8.92%
Devon +6 3 £185 -48.78% 1
Somerset +10 1 £225 -45.12%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 92 (85.98%) WAN
2 45 (42.06%) Firewall
3 42 (39.25%) Windows
4 41 (38.32%) Cisco
5 39 (36.45%) Security Cleared
6 37 (34.58%) SC Cleared
7 26 (24.30%) Active Directory
7 26 (24.30%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (22.43%) Data Centre
9 23 (21.50%) Windows Server
10 21 (19.63%) CCNA
11 20 (18.69%) TCP/IP
11 20 (18.69%) DNS
11 20 (18.69%) CCNP
11 20 (18.69%) VMware
12 19 (17.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (16.82%) VPN
13 18 (16.82%) DHCP
13 18 (16.82%) ITIL
14 17 (15.89%) Juniper
15 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
16 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (13.08%) Wireless
17 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
17 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (11.21%) Wi-Fi
19 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
19 11 (10.28%) Migration
20 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
21 9 (8.41%) Linux

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 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (6.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.74%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) Office 365
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (85.98%) WAN
2 45 (42.06%) Firewall
3 20 (18.69%) DNS
3 20 (18.69%) TCP/IP
4 19 (17.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (16.82%) DHCP
5 18 (16.82%) VPN
6 14 (13.08%) Wireless
7 12 (11.21%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (8.41%) Network Security
9 8 (7.48%) BGP
9 8 (7.48%) Internet
9 8 (7.48%) OSPF
9 8 (7.48%) SSL
9 8 (7.48%) WLAN
10 7 (6.54%) VoIP
11 6 (5.61%) VLAN
12 5 (4.67%) Ethernet
13 4 (3.74%) MPLS
13 4 (3.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.67%) Marketing
3 4 (3.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (16.82%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Network Engineer
3 15 (14.02%) Network Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Architect
6 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.67%) IT Support
9 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Network Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Field Support Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.93%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.93%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.74%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.80%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Replication
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
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 42 (39.25%) Windows
2 23 (21.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
3 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.41%) Linux
6 6 (5.61%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.74%) Android
7 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.87%) Unix
9 2 (1.87%) VMS
9 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.93%) AIX
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) ITIL
2 11 (10.28%) Migration
3 9 (8.41%) Network Management
4 8 (7.48%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.61%) Service Management
7 5 (4.67%) Project Management
8 4 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.74%) ITSM
8 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.80%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (2.80%) DevOps
9 3 (2.80%) Information Security
9 3 (2.80%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (2.80%) Network Design
9 3 (2.80%) SDLC
9 3 (2.80%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.87%) SQL
3 1 (0.93%) C
3 1 (0.93%) C++
3 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 39 (36.45%) Security Cleared
2 37 (34.58%) SC Cleared
3 26 (24.30%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (19.63%) CCNA
5 20 (18.69%) CCNP
6 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (7.48%) MCSE
8 4 (3.74%) MCSA
9 3 (2.80%) CCIE
9 3 (2.80%) MCITP
10 2 (1.87%) APMP
10 2 (1.87%) CCDA
10 2 (1.87%) CNA
10 2 (1.87%) CNE
10 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.87%) Novell Certification
10 2 (1.87%) SANS
11 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.93%) CCA
11 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (24.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.54%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.74%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.93%) Firmware
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (5.61%) SCCM
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.87%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.93%) MOM
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%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (38.32%) Cisco
2 20 (18.69%) VMware
3 17 (15.89%) Juniper
4 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.41%) Palo Alto
6 6 (5.61%) HP
7 5 (4.67%) BT
7 5 (4.67%) Citrix
8 4 (3.74%) Brocade
8 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.80%) Aruba
9 3 (2.80%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.87%) Avaya
10 2 (1.87%) Ciena
10 2 (1.87%) Dell
10 2 (1.87%) F5
10 2 (1.87%) Novell
10 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.93%) Dell KACE
11 1 (0.93%) Meraki
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