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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 37 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.79% 0.93% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 6.67% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Average daily rate
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£295 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £283 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £391 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £17.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
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 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.57% 13.93% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 29 41
Average daily rate £450 £273 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.13% -31.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 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 £21.77 £42.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014, 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%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
3 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
5 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (18.75%) Network Management
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) SMTP
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) MS Visio

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) SMTP
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) H.323
4 2 (12.50%) IPv4
4 2 (12.50%) IPv6
5 1 (6.25%) 3G
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) IVR
2 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
2 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Computacenter
4 2 (12.50%) Tandberg
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) BT
5 1 (6.25%) VMware