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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.44% 1.13% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.27% 11.11% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £388 £361 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.26% +85.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £286 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £413 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.03% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
LAN
UK

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
98 81 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.42% 10.15% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 58
Median daily rate £400 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 10 £325 +11.11% 3
West Wales +10 2 £550 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 25 (80.65%) WAN
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (48.39%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) CCNP
5 9 (29.03%) CCNA
5 9 (29.03%) VPN
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
6 8 (25.81%) Firewall
6 8 (25.81%) Wireless
6 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
7 7 (22.58%) VMware
7 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
7 7 (22.58%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) Citrix
9 5 (16.13%) SAN
9 5 (16.13%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (16.13%) F5
9 5 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (12.90%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.90%) CCIE
10 4 (12.90%) Internet
10 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
10 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
11 3 (9.68%) Service Management
11 3 (9.68%) Juniper

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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) AutoCAD
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) WAN
2 9 (29.03%) VPN
3 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) Wireless
4 5 (16.13%) SAN
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
5 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) DNS
6 3 (9.68%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.45%) HTTP
7 2 (6.45%) MPLS
7 2 (6.45%) SSL
7 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
7 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.45%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
1 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Front Office
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Data Centre Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Test Data Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.68%) SDLC
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Communications Security
5 1 (3.23%) Office Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) CCIE
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) CCDP
6 2 (6.45%) ISEB
6 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.23%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (3.23%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) CA
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) PlateSpin
8 1 (3.23%) 3Com
8 1 (3.23%) Aruba
8 1 (3.23%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) BT
8 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Meraki
8 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.23%) Polycom
8 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
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