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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.93% 2.01% 5.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 11.76% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Average daily rate
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£200 £378 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.01% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £292 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.69 £25.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +39.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £19.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +20.00%
LAN
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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
66 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.94% 17.06% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 41
Average daily rate £438 £339 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.24% -20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £208 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% +97.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £25.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Juniper
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) MPLS
7 4 (22.22%) CCNP
8 3 (16.67%) CCNA
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 3 (16.67%) Windows NT
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) SMTP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) VPN
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) SMTP
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) IPv4
6 2 (11.11%) IPv6
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) H.323
6 2 (11.11%) IPsec
6 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Network Support
2 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) IVR
2 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
3 2 (11.11%) Tandberg
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) BT
4 1 (5.56%) VMware