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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 63 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing LAN 85 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.73% 2.20% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.67% 17.07% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 17 29
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£313 £375 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.23 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.65% -13.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £16.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.50 £35.39 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +2.89%
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
481 287 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.47% 12.86% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 154 189
Average daily rate £365 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.37 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Gloucestershire -3 26 £269 -40.93% 1
Bristol -10 21 £400 +12.67% 8
Wiltshire -14 17 £350 -17.64% 11
Devon -9 8 £200 -35.48% 1
Dorset +7 6 £400 - 1
Somerset -10 5 £293 +30.00% 6
Cornwall - - - - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 129 (86.00%) WAN
2 67 (44.67%) Windows
3 60 (40.00%) Firewall
4 49 (32.67%) Security Cleared
5 46 (30.67%) Cisco
6 40 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 37 (24.67%) ITIL
8 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (22.00%) Linux
10 31 (20.67%) TCP/IP
10 31 (20.67%) VPN
11 30 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 30 (20.00%) VMware
12 28 (18.67%) BGP
13 26 (17.33%) CCNA
13 26 (17.33%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (16.67%) Citrix
15 24 (16.00%) EIGRP
15 24 (16.00%) Samba
16 23 (15.33%) Network Security
16 23 (15.33%) CCNP
17 22 (14.67%) Microsoft
18 20 (13.33%) SQL
18 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
19 19 (12.67%) Telecoms
19 19 (12.67%) Ruby
19 19 (12.67%) Perl
19 19 (12.67%) Apache
19 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 19 (12.67%) Apache
2 15 (10.00%) nginx
3 13 (8.67%) Confluence
3 13 (8.67%) MediaWiki
4 9 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.33%) Lync
7 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.67%) Documentum
10 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.67%) IIS
10 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.67%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.67%) AutoCAD
4 3 (2.00%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 129 (86.00%) WAN
2 60 (40.00%) Firewall
3 31 (20.67%) TCP/IP
3 31 (20.67%) VPN
4 28 (18.67%) BGP
5 24 (16.00%) EIGRP
6 23 (15.33%) Network Security
7 17 (11.33%) IPv6
7 17 (11.33%) OSPF
8 16 (10.67%) LDAP
8 16 (10.67%) IPsec
9 11 (7.33%) MPLS
9 11 (7.33%) VoIP
10 10 (6.67%) VLAN
10 10 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (6.00%) Internet
12 7 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (4.67%) Ethernet
12 7 (4.67%) DNS
12 7 (4.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) MySQL
2 13 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (8.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (12.00%) Hudson
1 18 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.67%) Subversion
3 13 (8.67%) JIRA
4 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (12.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (14.67%) Network Engineer
2 16 (10.67%) Administrator
3 13 (8.67%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (7.33%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (7.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (7.33%) Architect
5 9 (6.00%) Coordinator
5 9 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) Network Architect
7 7 (4.67%) Team Leader
7 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.00%) LAMP
2 6 (4.00%) Web Services
3 3 (2.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.67%) Java EE
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) Wiki
2 5 (3.33%) Clustering
3 4 (2.67%) iPad
3 4 (2.67%) Statistics
4 3 (2.00%) Animation
4 3 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.00%) Replication
4 3 (2.00%) NHS
4 3 (2.00%) Firmware
4 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.33%) Open Source
5 2 (1.33%) Handset
5 2 (1.33%) IVR
6 1 (0.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 67 (44.67%) Windows
2 33 (22.00%) Linux
3 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (12.00%) Ubuntu
5 16 (10.67%) Debian
5 16 (10.67%) CentOS
6 13 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.33%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.67%) UNIX
10 5 (3.33%) HPUX
10 5 (3.33%) Solaris
11 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.67%) Android
12 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.67%) ITIL
2 26 (17.33%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (12.67%) DevOps
5 18 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.67%) Data Modelling
6 13 (8.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (7.33%) Project Management
8 10 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.33%) Test Strategy
9 8 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.00%) Change Management
10 6 (4.00%) Data Security
11 5 (3.33%) Migration
11 5 (3.33%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.33%) Service Management
11 5 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (2.67%) Network Management
12 4 (2.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.33%) SQL
2 19 (12.67%) Ruby
2 19 (12.67%) Perl
2 19 (12.67%) Bash Shell
3 17 (11.33%) PHP
4 14 (9.33%) Java
5 11 (7.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.00%) Python
7 5 (3.33%) Korn
7 5 (3.33%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (32.67%) Security Cleared
2 40 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (17.33%) CCNA
5 23 (15.33%) CCNP
6 8 (5.33%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.33%) MCP
8 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.33%) PMP
9 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.33%) MCSE
9 2 (1.33%) CCIE
9 2 (1.33%) Degree
9 2 (1.33%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.33%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.67%) CCSE
10 1 (0.67%) CCIP
10 1 (0.67%) CCDA
10 1 (0.67%) MCT
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 24 (16.00%) Samba
2 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (10.67%) XenServer
5 14 (9.33%) Postfix
6 8 (5.33%) NFS
7 6 (4.00%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.00%) XenApp
9 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (12.67%) Puppet
2 15 (10.00%) ZABBIX
3 6 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.00%) Salt
3 6 (4.00%) OpenView
4 4 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.67%) WSUS
4 4 (2.67%) HP NNM
5 3 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.33%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.33%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (30.67%) Cisco
2 30 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 30 (20.00%) VMware
3 25 (16.67%) Citrix
4 22 (14.67%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.67%) Juniper
6 13 (8.67%) HP
7 9 (6.00%) F5
8 8 (5.33%) Nortel
8 8 (5.33%) Avaya
9 6 (4.00%) Dell
9 6 (4.00%) BT
9 6 (4.00%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.33%) McAfee
11 4 (2.67%) NetApp
11 4 (2.67%) Apple
11 4 (2.67%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.00%) IBM
13 2 (1.33%) Acronis
13 2 (1.33%) NetQoS
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