The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 34 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.38% 2.88% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.68% 13.64% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 6
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£393 £178 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.12% -58.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £164 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
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 £21.00 £18.98 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -11.70%
LAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
182 154 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.45% 21.15% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 38
Average daily rate £425 £413 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +9 22 £393 +137.87% 2
Chippenham -3 2 £275 -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 42 (75.00%) WAN
2 39 (69.64%) Cisco
3 32 (57.14%) Firewall
4 30 (53.57%) Juniper
5 23 (41.07%) MPLS
6 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
7 21 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 20 (35.71%) OSPF
8 20 (35.71%) VPN
8 20 (35.71%) BGP
8 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
9 19 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (32.14%) F5
11 17 (30.36%) Wireless
12 15 (26.79%) Network Security
13 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 14 (25.00%) CCNP
13 14 (25.00%) Ethernet
14 13 (23.21%) VLAN
15 12 (21.43%) IPsec
16 11 (19.64%) DHCP
17 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
17 10 (17.86%) Finance
17 10 (17.86%) VRRP
17 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
17 10 (17.86%) HSRP
18 9 (16.07%) Blue Coat
18 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
19 8 (14.29%) Network Design
19 8 (14.29%) McAfee

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.79%) Lync
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (75.00%) WAN
2 32 (57.14%) Firewall
3 23 (41.07%) MPLS
4 20 (35.71%) OSPF
4 20 (35.71%) BGP
4 20 (35.71%) VPN
5 17 (30.36%) Wireless
6 15 (26.79%) Network Security
7 14 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 13 (23.21%) VLAN
9 12 (21.43%) IPsec
10 11 (19.64%) DHCP
11 10 (17.86%) VRRP
11 10 (17.86%) HSRP
12 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (12.50%) Junos
13 7 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (12.50%) RIP
14 6 (10.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Billing
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Network Support
3 8 (14.29%) Designer
4 6 (10.71%) Network Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Security Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Designer
6 4 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Network Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Java EE
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) WCF
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) XSD
3 1 (1.79%) JMS
3 1 (1.79%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Cryptography
2 6 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) IVR
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.79%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.36%) Linux
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (1.79%) AIX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
1 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
2 8 (14.29%) Network Design
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.14%) Time Management
6 4 (7.14%) Network Planning
6 4 (7.14%) Information Security
6 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.36%) Network Management
7 3 (5.36%) Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Java
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
1 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 19 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (25.00%) CCNP
5 7 (12.50%) CCIE
6 6 (10.71%) CCNA
6 6 (10.71%) JNCIS
7 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
7 5 (8.93%) Degree
8 4 (7.14%) JNCIE
8 4 (7.14%) CISSP
9 3 (5.36%) CCDP
10 2 (3.57%) MCSE
10 2 (3.57%) CCSE
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) Cisco
2 30 (53.57%) Juniper
3 21 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 18 (32.14%) F5
5 9 (16.07%) Blue Coat
6 8 (14.29%) McAfee
6 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.50%) Intel
7 7 (12.50%) IronPort
7 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.71%) Tandberg
9 5 (8.93%) Radware
10 4 (7.14%) Remedy
11 3 (5.36%) Avaya
11 3 (5.36%) VMware
11 3 (5.36%) Websense
11 3 (5.36%) Brocade
12 2 (3.57%) NetQoS
12 2 (3.57%) Nortel
12 2 (3.57%) HP
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