The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Swindon region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.70% 3.53% 7.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 19.72% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 22
Average daily rate
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£365 £440 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
- -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +0.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 71 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.15% 17.88% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 46
Average daily rate £450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £260 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
LAN
Wiltshire

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 31 July 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 12 (70.59%) WAN
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Nortel
3 7 (41.18%) Avaya
3 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.76%) Broadband
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) HTTP
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) CCNP
6 2 (11.76%) CAD
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) ARCserve
6 2 (11.76%) 3G
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) IPsec
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 2 (11.76%) Broadband
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) 3G
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) WLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) CAD
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) ARCserve
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Nortel
2 7 (41.18%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) BT
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