The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / Wales
Rank 49 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing LAN 19 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.89% 2.98% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.70% 18.18% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 6
Median daily rate £300 £306 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £244 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £419 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.07% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -11.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 110 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.42% 16.39% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 85 56
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Wales region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Wales

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Wales region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +18 19 £300 -4.00% 2
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 54 (91.53%) Cisco
2 38 (64.41%) Firewall
3 36 (61.02%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (57.63%) Security Cleared
5 33 (55.93%) WAN
6 32 (54.24%) CCNP
6 32 (54.24%) SC Cleared
7 22 (37.29%) Intel Security
8 17 (28.81%) Fortinet
9 15 (25.42%) Change Control
10 13 (22.03%) Wireless
11 12 (20.34%) CCNA
12 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
12 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (13.56%) Windows
14 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
15 6 (10.17%) MS Office
15 6 (10.17%) ITIL
15 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
15 6 (10.17%) Juniper
16 5 (8.47%) CCIP
16 5 (8.47%) SLA
16 5 (8.47%) C
16 5 (8.47%) F5
17 4 (6.78%) Line Management
17 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
17 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
17 4 (6.78%) VLAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (64.41%) Firewall
2 33 (55.93%) WAN
3 13 (22.03%) Wireless
4 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (6.78%) BGP
6 4 (6.78%) EIGRP
6 4 (6.78%) Network Security
6 4 (6.78%) VLAN
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (5.08%) FCoE
7 3 (5.08%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.39%) ADSL
8 2 (3.39%) Internet
8 2 (3.39%) Intranet
8 2 (3.39%) NAS
8 2 (3.39%) OSPF
8 2 (3.39%) SAN
General
1 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Network Engineer
2 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 17 (28.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (25.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Installations Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) LAN Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Field Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Juniper Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Data Technician
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Switch Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) CESG
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
3 2 (3.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Change Control
2 6 (10.17%) ITIL
3 4 (6.78%) Line Management
3 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.08%) Business Development
4 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.08%) Process Improvement
4 3 (5.08%) Project Governance
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.39%) Time Management
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (1.69%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.69%) Network Design
6 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.69%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) C
2 2 (3.39%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 36 (61.02%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (57.63%) Security Cleared
3 32 (54.24%) CCNP
3 32 (54.24%) SC Cleared
4 12 (20.34%) CCNA
5 5 (8.47%) CCIP
6 4 (6.78%) CCDP
7 3 (5.08%) HNC
8 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.39%) MCITP
8 2 (3.39%) MCSE
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.39%) Firmware
2 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 54 (91.53%) Cisco
2 22 (37.29%) Intel Security
3 17 (28.81%) Fortinet
4 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.17%) Juniper
6 5 (8.47%) F5
7 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
7 4 (6.78%) VMware
8 3 (5.08%) Genesys
8 3 (5.08%) NICE Systems
8 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.39%) Apple
9 2 (3.39%) Dell