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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 107 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.55% 1.85% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.38% 15.80% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 37 34
Median daily rate £338 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -
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
525 367 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.44% 11.73% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 222 205
Median daily rate £363 £355 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 41
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 2016.

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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Wiltshire +5 28 £375 -12.43% 5
Bristol +20 25 £350 +16.66% 6
Gloucestershire +2 16 £338 +35.00% 1
Dorset +3 13 £388 - 3
Somerset +17 12 £300 -22.58% 2
Devon +6 11 £375 +50.00% 2
Cornwall - 1 £215 - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West region with a requirement for LAN.

1 162 (88.04%) WAN
2 117 (63.59%) Cisco
3 85 (46.20%) Firewall
4 78 (42.39%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (32.07%) CCNP
6 56 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 54 (29.35%) ITIL
8 51 (27.72%) SC Cleared
9 46 (25.00%) Windows
10 44 (23.91%) Telecoms
11 42 (22.83%) Wireless
12 39 (21.20%) CCNA
13 38 (20.65%) CheckPoint
14 37 (20.11%) VPN
15 36 (19.57%) VoIP
16 33 (17.93%) Data Centre
17 32 (17.39%) Microsoft
17 32 (17.39%) Active Directory
18 26 (14.13%) TCP/IP
18 26 (14.13%) Project Management
18 26 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (11.96%) Wi-Fi
19 22 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
20 20 (10.87%) Finance
20 20 (10.87%) VMware
21 18 (9.78%) Fortinet
21 18 (9.78%) Windows 7
22 16 (8.70%) DNS
22 16 (8.70%) PRINCE2
22 16 (8.70%) IP Telephony

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 13 (7.07%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.98%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.72%) Mule
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.54%) IIS
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.63%) MS Project
4 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.98%) Office 365
3 7 (3.80%) IaaS
4 4 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 162 (88.04%) WAN
2 85 (46.20%) Firewall
3 42 (22.83%) Wireless
4 37 (20.11%) VPN
5 36 (19.57%) VoIP
6 26 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (14.13%) TCP/IP
7 22 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (11.96%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (8.70%) DNS
8 16 (8.70%) IP Telephony
8 16 (8.70%) Unified Communications
9 15 (8.15%) MPLS
10 14 (7.61%) DHCP
11 13 (7.07%) WLAN
12 11 (5.98%) Internet
12 11 (5.98%) Network Security
12 11 (5.98%) SAN
13 10 (5.43%) OSPF
13 10 (5.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (23.91%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.87%) Finance
3 5 (2.72%) Billing
4 4 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 23 (12.50%) Architect
3 21 (11.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 20 (10.87%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.78%) Analyst
6 17 (9.24%) Field Engineer
7 15 (8.15%) Network Field Engineer
8 14 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (7.07%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.98%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (5.98%) Support Technician
11 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (5.43%) Network Support
12 9 (4.89%) Cisco Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) Network Technician
12 9 (4.89%) Project Manager
13 8 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (4.35%) Network Architect
14 7 (3.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 7 (3.80%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.26%) Web Services
2 3 (1.63%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.54%) COM
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
3 1 (0.54%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.93%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.89%) Handset
5 8 (4.35%) IVR
6 6 (3.26%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.26%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.17%) Blog
7 4 (2.17%) PKI
8 3 (1.63%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.09%) Clustering
9 2 (1.09%) CMDB
9 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) Statistics
10 1 (0.54%) BYOD
10 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.00%) Windows
2 18 (9.78%) Windows 7
3 12 (6.52%) Linux
4 10 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.80%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.26%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.72%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.54%) Android
10 1 (0.54%) HPUX
10 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.35%) ITIL
2 26 (14.13%) Project Management
3 16 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 13 (7.07%) Network Design
4 13 (7.07%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.52%) Migration
6 11 (5.98%) ITIL V3
6 11 (5.98%) TOGAF
7 9 (4.89%) Change Management
7 9 (4.89%) High Availability
8 8 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.80%) DevOps
9 7 (3.80%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.80%) Performance Testing
10 6 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.26%) Performance Management
10 6 (3.26%) Service Management
11 5 (2.72%) Matrix Management
11 5 (2.72%) MODAF
11 5 (2.72%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.52%) SQL
2 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.26%) VBScript
3 1 (0.54%) Bourne shell
3 1 (0.54%) C
3 1 (0.54%) Korn
3 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (42.39%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (32.07%) CCNP
3 56 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 51 (27.72%) SC Cleared
5 39 (21.20%) CCNA
6 11 (5.98%) Degree
7 7 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.72%) CISSP
10 3 (1.63%) CCIE
11 2 (1.09%) CCSA
11 2 (1.09%) CCSE
11 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.09%) MCP
11 2 (1.09%) MCSE
12 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.54%) CCDA
12 1 (0.54%) CCDP
12 1 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 5 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.72%) SLA
2 3 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.07%) VMware ESX
3 12 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.52%) XenApp
4 11 (5.98%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.89%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.17%) BitLocker
6 4 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.17%) UAG
7 2 (1.09%) Firmware
7 2 (1.09%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.07%) SCCM
2 9 (4.89%) Puppet
3 7 (3.80%) Ansible
4 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.17%) TrustSec
6 3 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 117 (63.59%) Cisco
2 38 (20.65%) CheckPoint
3 32 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.87%) VMware
5 18 (9.78%) Fortinet
6 12 (6.52%) Citrix
7 11 (5.98%) Juniper
7 11 (5.98%) Palo Alto
8 10 (5.43%) Nortel
9 9 (4.89%) F5
10 8 (4.35%) Dell
11 7 (3.80%) AppSense
11 7 (3.80%) Google
11 7 (3.80%) Intel Security
11 7 (3.80%) Oracle
11 7 (3.80%) Siemens
12 5 (2.72%) Aruba
12 5 (2.72%) Meraki
12 5 (2.72%) NEC
12 5 (2.72%) Wyse
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
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Rate: £14.00 - £18.00 per hour
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