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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 39 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.41% 3.53% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 22.03% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Average daily rate
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£200 £255 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £221 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £305
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +35.48%
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
63 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.75% 16.03% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 35
Average daily rate £394 £327 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% -12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.69 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (25.00%) Network Management
6 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Windows NT
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) SMTP
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) IPv4
5 2 (16.67%) IPv6
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) H.323
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows NT
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) BT
4 2 (16.67%) Computacenter
4 2 (16.67%) Tandberg
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy