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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.31% 2.80% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.58% 12.90% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £165 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+187.87% -58.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £156 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £165 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -13.58%
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
93 93 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.10% 21.68% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 28
Average daily rate £475 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) Juniper
3 18 (64.29%) WAN
4 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (60.71%) MPLS
5 15 (53.57%) OSPF
5 15 (53.57%) BGP
5 15 (53.57%) VPN
6 14 (50.00%) Firewall
6 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
7 13 (46.43%) Network Security
8 12 (42.86%) CCNP
8 12 (42.86%) Ethernet
9 11 (39.29%) Wireless
9 11 (39.29%) IPsec
10 9 (32.14%) F5
11 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
11 8 (28.57%) DHCP
12 7 (25.00%) CCIE
12 7 (25.00%) McAfee
12 7 (25.00%) Finance
12 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
13 6 (21.43%) Cryptography
13 6 (21.43%) SSH
13 6 (21.43%) JNCIS
13 6 (21.43%) Tandberg
13 6 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (21.43%) IronPort
13 6 (21.43%) VRRP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) WAN
2 17 (60.71%) MPLS
3 15 (53.57%) OSPF
3 15 (53.57%) BGP
3 15 (53.57%) VPN
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) Network Security
6 12 (42.86%) Ethernet
7 11 (39.29%) Wireless
7 11 (39.29%) IPsec
8 8 (28.57%) DHCP
9 6 (21.43%) RIP
9 6 (21.43%) SNMP
9 6 (21.43%) SSL
9 6 (21.43%) IPv4
9 6 (21.43%) IPv6
9 6 (21.43%) SSH
9 6 (21.43%) VRRP
9 6 (21.43%) H.323
9 6 (21.43%) Junos
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Billing
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Designer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Security Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Lead Designer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Network Designer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Network Support
8 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Security Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Cryptography
1 6 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 6 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Time Management
3 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) CCNP
5 7 (25.00%) CCIE
6 6 (21.43%) JNCIS
7 5 (17.86%) CCNA
7 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) CISSP
8 4 (14.29%) JNCIE
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (7.14%) CCDP
9 2 (7.14%) MCSE
10 1 (3.57%) CCSE
10 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) Juniper
3 9 (32.14%) F5
4 7 (25.00%) McAfee
4 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (21.43%) IronPort
5 6 (21.43%) Tandberg
5 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 6 (21.43%) Intel
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Remedy
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.14%) NetQoS
7 2 (7.14%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.57%) Websense
8 1 (3.57%) Radware
8 1 (3.57%) VMware
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya
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