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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 63 80 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.97% 2.63% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.24% 19.00% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 17
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£306 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% +1.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £17.50 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
LAN
England

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
388 421 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.14% 13.82% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 248 154
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.62% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £14.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.65 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Wiltshire +7 26 £369 +5.35% 11
Gloucestershire -10 12 £275 -15.38% 4
Bristol -30 10 £250 -35.48% 6
Devon +1 7 £250 +25.00% 2
Dorset -2 6 £190 -46.66% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 112 (84.21%) WAN
2 56 (42.11%) Cisco
2 56 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 52 (39.10%) Firewall
4 40 (30.08%) SC Cleared
5 36 (27.07%) Windows
6 31 (23.31%) ITIL
6 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (21.05%) VPN
8 27 (20.30%) Juniper
9 25 (18.80%) BGP
10 24 (18.05%) OSPF
11 23 (17.29%) MPLS
11 23 (17.29%) Data Centre
12 22 (16.54%) VMware
13 21 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 21 (15.79%) Citrix
14 20 (15.04%) CCNA
14 20 (15.04%) CheckPoint
14 20 (15.04%) Network Security
15 19 (14.29%) Wireless
16 18 (13.53%) VLAN
17 17 (12.78%) Service Delivery
17 17 (12.78%) TCP/IP
17 17 (12.78%) CCNP
17 17 (12.78%) VoIP
17 17 (12.78%) Linux
18 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
18 16 (12.03%) DV Cleared
18 16 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (5.26%) Apache
1 7 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 7 (5.26%) nginx
2 6 (4.51%) Lync
2 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.01%) MediaWiki
3 4 (3.01%) Confluence
4 3 (2.26%) CMS
4 3 (2.26%) IIS
5 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.75%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Office
2 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (84.21%) WAN
2 52 (39.10%) Firewall
3 28 (21.05%) VPN
4 25 (18.80%) BGP
5 24 (18.05%) OSPF
6 23 (17.29%) MPLS
7 20 (15.04%) Network Security
8 19 (14.29%) Wireless
9 18 (13.53%) VLAN
10 17 (12.78%) TCP/IP
10 17 (12.78%) VoIP
11 15 (11.28%) IPsec
12 13 (9.77%) DNS
13 11 (8.27%) DHCP
14 10 (7.52%) Ethernet
14 10 (7.52%) IPv6
14 10 (7.52%) SAN
14 10 (7.52%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (6.77%) EIGRP
16 8 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (3.01%) MS Access
2 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.01%) MySQL
3 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Hudson
1 10 (7.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.01%) Subversion
2 4 (3.01%) JIRA
2 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.01%) Billing
4 2 (1.50%) Marketing
4 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (18.80%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.78%) Analyst
3 14 (10.53%) Architect
4 11 (8.27%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Consultant
6 9 (6.77%) Network Support
6 9 (6.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Designer
8 7 (5.26%) Design Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 7 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Administrator
9 6 (4.51%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Network Support Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Network Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) Middleware
2 2 (1.50%) LAMP
2 2 (1.50%) Java EE
3 1 (0.75%) JSON
3 1 (0.75%) WCF
3 1 (0.75%) REST
3 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) SOAP
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) XSD
3 1 (0.75%) JMS
3 1 (0.75%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.02%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.51%) Cryptography
3 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.01%) Wiki
5 3 (2.26%) Economics
6 2 (1.50%) PDA
6 2 (1.50%) Statistics
6 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) Handset
6 2 (1.50%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) PMI
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.07%) Windows
2 17 (12.78%) Linux
3 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.02%) UNIX
5 7 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.26%) CentOS
5 7 (5.26%) Debian
5 7 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.76%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.50%) AIX
10 2 (1.50%) Solaris
11 1 (0.75%) Android
11 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) ITIL
2 17 (12.78%) Service Delivery
3 13 (9.77%) Network Design
4 12 (9.02%) Configuration Management
5 11 (8.27%) PRINCE2
6 10 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.52%) DevOps
7 9 (6.77%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (6.02%) Migration
9 7 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (4.51%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.51%) Project Management
10 6 (4.51%) Service Management
11 5 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.76%) ITSM
11 5 (3.76%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.76%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.27%) SQL
2 9 (6.77%) Perl
2 9 (6.77%) PHP
2 9 (6.77%) Ruby
2 9 (6.77%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.26%) Python
4 3 (2.26%) Java
5 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 40 (30.08%) SC Cleared
3 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (15.04%) CCNA
5 17 (12.78%) CCNP
6 16 (12.03%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.51%) JNCIS
8 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.01%) MCSE
10 3 (2.26%) Degree
10 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.50%) CCIE
11 2 (1.50%) CISSP
11 2 (1.50%) CISM
12 1 (0.75%) CCDP
12 1 (0.75%) MCP
12 1 (0.75%) MCSA
12 1 (0.75%) MCITP
12 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.26%) Samba
3 7 (5.26%) Postfix
3 7 (5.26%) XenServer
4 4 (3.01%) iptables
5 3 (2.26%) vSphere
5 3 (2.26%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.26%) XenApp
6 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.75%) SRDF
7 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) Puppet
2 8 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.02%) Salt
3 6 (4.51%) Ansible
3 6 (4.51%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.01%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.26%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 56 (42.11%) Cisco
2 27 (20.30%) Juniper
3 22 (16.54%) VMware
4 21 (15.79%) Citrix
5 20 (15.04%) CheckPoint
6 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
7 10 (7.52%) F5
8 8 (6.02%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.51%) Tandberg
9 6 (4.51%) CA
10 5 (3.76%) HP
10 5 (3.76%) Radware
10 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.01%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.26%) NetQoS
12 3 (2.26%) Websense
12 3 (2.26%) Symantec
12 3 (2.26%) BT
12 3 (2.26%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.26%) NetApp
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