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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 28 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.25% 2.38% 4.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 13.89% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Average daily rate
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£428 £255 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.94% -42.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £221 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.58% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
41 72 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.18% 17.14% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 29
Average daily rate £450 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +52.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (92.31%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) BGP
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) CCNP
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Tandberg
7 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 4 (30.77%) IPv4
7 4 (30.77%) IPv6
7 4 (30.77%) H.323
7 4 (30.77%) IPsec
7 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
7 4 (30.77%) JNCIS
8 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
8 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 3 (23.08%) Wireless
8 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) MPLS
3 7 (53.85%) OSPF
3 7 (53.85%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) IPv4
6 4 (30.77%) IPv6
6 4 (30.77%) H.323
6 4 (30.77%) IPsec
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
8 2 (15.38%) VLAN
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) VoIP
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP
9 1 (7.69%) SSH
9 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Designer
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) JNCIS
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) CCDP
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Tandberg
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Brocade
6 1 (7.69%) Computacenter
6 1 (7.69%) BT
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) F5