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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 39 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 17 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.09% 1.74% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.45% 15.15% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Median daily rate £413 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £361 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £483 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +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
110 99 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.96% 11.47% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 60 47
Median daily rate £380 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +21 12 £350 -11.11% 6
West Wales +14 4 £583 +13.65%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (82.86%) WAN
2 23 (65.71%) Cisco
3 18 (51.43%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (31.43%) CCNP
6 10 (28.57%) Firewall
6 10 (28.57%) Wireless
6 10 (28.57%) VPN
6 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
7 8 (22.86%) CCNA
7 8 (22.86%) Migration
8 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (20.00%) VMware
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.14%) Citrix
9 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
9 6 (17.14%) F5
10 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (14.29%) Internet
10 5 (14.29%) SAN
10 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
11 4 (11.43%) SLA
11 4 (11.43%) CCIE
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL
11 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (82.86%) WAN
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) VPN
2 10 (28.57%) Wireless
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (14.29%) Internet
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
4 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.57%) DNS
5 3 (8.57%) VLAN
6 2 (5.71%) BGP
6 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 2 (5.71%) HTTP
6 2 (5.71%) MPLS
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security
6 2 (5.71%) OSPF
6 2 (5.71%) SSL
6 2 (5.71%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Front Office
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Data Centre Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Data Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Deskside Support
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) SDLC
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.71%) Change Control
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Office Automation
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNP
3 8 (22.86%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) CCIE
5 3 (8.57%) CCDP
6 2 (5.71%) ISEB
6 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) CCIP
7 1 (2.86%) CISSP
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) F5
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) CA
6 2 (5.71%) Google
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.71%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.86%) 3Com
7 1 (2.86%) Altiris
7 1 (2.86%) BT
7 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.86%) Meraki
7 1 (2.86%) Mitel
7 1 (2.86%) Polycom
7 1 (2.86%) Riverbed