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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 15 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.13% 3.05% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.45% 16.67% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Average daily rate £250 £538 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.48% +34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £190 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £620 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £23.22 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
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
131 126 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.63% 18.31% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 65 49
Average daily rate £363 £413 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% -32.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -3 6 £188 -6.25% 6
Malmesbury - 3 £325 -
Chippenham -2 2 £250 -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (62.50%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) WAN
3 18 (56.25%) Firewall
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
5 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (31.25%) Juniper
6 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 9 (28.13%) Wireless
7 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
8 8 (25.00%) F5
8 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) VMware
8 8 (25.00%) VPN
8 8 (25.00%) DHCP
9 7 (21.88%) Finance
9 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
9 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
10 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
10 6 (18.75%) DNS
10 6 (18.75%) ITIL
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) CCNA
10 6 (18.75%) Intel
10 6 (18.75%) Intel Security
11 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
11 5 (15.63%) SSL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) WAN
2 18 (56.25%) Firewall
3 9 (28.13%) Wireless
4 8 (25.00%) DHCP
4 8 (25.00%) VPN
5 6 (18.75%) DNS
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (15.63%) Junos
6 5 (15.63%) SSL
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 4 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 4 (12.50%) MPLS
7 4 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (12.50%) SSH
7 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.50%) WLAN
8 3 (9.38%) RIP
8 3 (9.38%) SNMP
8 3 (9.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Server Support
4 4 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Genesys Tester
6 1 (3.13%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Mac Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.13%) IVR
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) High Availability
3 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Network Design
4 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Network Management
6 2 (6.25%) Network Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) CCIE
6 4 (12.50%) CISSP
6 4 (12.50%) JNCIE
7 3 (9.38%) CCDP
7 3 (9.38%) CCNP
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
8 2 (6.25%) CCSE
9 1 (3.13%) CCDA
9 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (3.13%) MCSE
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Juniper
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) F5
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
4 6 (18.75%) Intel
4 6 (18.75%) Intel Security
5 5 (15.63%) IronPort
6 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Remedy
8 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya
8 2 (6.25%) Brocade
8 2 (6.25%) HP
8 2 (6.25%) Lotus
8 2 (6.25%) NetIQ
9 1 (3.13%) Apple
9 1 (3.13%) Nortel
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec