The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 42 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.57% 1.88% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 11.59% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate £188 £200 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £184 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £460 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
LAN
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.67% 16.24% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 34
Average daily rate £363 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £561 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Juniper
3 9 (56.25%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) F5
5 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
5 7 (43.75%) Wireless
6 6 (37.50%) Intel
6 6 (37.50%) Intel Security
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
7 5 (31.25%) IronPort
7 5 (31.25%) High Availability
7 5 (31.25%) Junos
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) CCIE
7 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
8 4 (25.00%) CISSP
8 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) Junos
4 5 (31.25%) SSL
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (25.00%) SSH
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) GLBP
6 3 (18.75%) HSRP
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) RIP
6 3 (18.75%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Multimedia
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Genesys Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Mac Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.25%) IVR
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (25.00%) Network Design
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 2 (12.50%) Network Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) B2B
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCIE
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) CISSP
3 4 (25.00%) JNCIE
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCDP
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) CCSE
6 1 (6.25%) CCDA
6 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
3 8 (50.00%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 6 (37.50%) Intel
4 6 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) IronPort
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Remedy
7 2 (12.50%) Brocade
7 2 (12.50%) NetIQ
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 1 (6.25%) Apple
8 1 (6.25%) Genesys
8 1 (6.25%) Lotus
8 1 (6.25%) NetApp
8 1 (6.25%) Nokia
8 1 (6.25%) Symantec
8 1 (6.25%) Verint