The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland > Aberdeen
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 11 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing LAN 28 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 35.90% 3.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 65.12% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Aberdeen median daily rate £369 - -
Scotland median daily rate £363 £400 £275
% change year-on-year -9.37% +45.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 1 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -  
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +36.36% -  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 43 12 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 55.13% 23.53% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 12
Aberdeen median daily rate £363 £168 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.41% -6.94%  
10th Percentile £150 £120 £139
90th Percentile £484 £350 £245
Scotland median daily rate £361 £330 £290
% change year-on-year +9.46% +13.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 5 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £33.50 £40.50 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.28% +38.84%  
10th Percentile £25.50 £40.25 £27.24
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.75 £31.10
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.25% +128.57%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Aberdeen

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Aberdeen

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Aberdeen

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for LAN.

1 33 (97.06%) WAN
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (76.47%) Juniper
3 23 (67.65%) Firewall
4 21 (61.76%) ITIL
5 20 (58.82%) HP
6 19 (55.88%) Wireless
7 18 (52.94%) CCNP
8 17 (50.00%) Network Design
9 16 (47.06%) F5
10 15 (44.12%) Riverbed
10 15 (44.12%) Aruba
10 15 (44.12%) BIG-IP
10 15 (44.12%) CCDP
11 14 (41.18%) CCIP
11 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
12 12 (35.29%) ITSM
12 12 (35.29%) CCSA
12 12 (35.29%) CCSE
12 12 (35.29%) JNCIA
12 12 (35.29%) JNCIE
12 12 (35.29%) Fortinet
12 12 (35.29%) Degree
12 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
12 12 (35.29%) CCIE
12 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
12 12 (35.29%) Service Management
12 12 (35.29%) HP ASE
12 12 (35.29%) HP MASE

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) WAN
2 23 (67.65%) Firewall
3 19 (55.88%) Wireless
4 15 (44.12%) BIG-IP
5 11 (32.35%) VPN
6 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.65%) BGP
7 6 (17.65%) MPLS
7 6 (17.65%) OSPF
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (11.76%) Multicast
10 3 (8.82%) Network Security
11 1 (2.94%) ATM
11 1 (2.94%) DWDM
11 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
11 1 (2.94%) IPv6
11 1 (2.94%) NetScreen
11 1 (2.94%) SAN
11 1 (2.94%) VSAT
11 1 (2.94%) xDSL
General
1 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) IT Support
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (26.47%) CMDB
3 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Handset
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) ITIL
2 17 (50.00%) Network Design
3 12 (35.29%) ITSM
3 12 (35.29%) Service Management
4 10 (29.41%) Fault Management
4 10 (29.41%) QMS
5 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
5 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
5 9 (26.47%) Release Management
6 8 (23.53%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
8 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.94%) Migration
10 1 (2.94%) Network Management
10 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (52.94%) CCNP
3 15 (44.12%) CCDP
4 14 (41.18%) CCIP
5 12 (35.29%) CCIE
5 12 (35.29%) CCSA
5 12 (35.29%) CCSE
5 12 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (35.29%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) HP ASE
5 12 (35.29%) HP MASE
5 12 (35.29%) JNCIA
5 12 (35.29%) JNCIE
6 8 (23.53%) CCSP
6 8 (23.53%) CISSP
7 2 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) CCNA
8 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 26 (76.47%) Juniper
3 20 (58.82%) HP
4 16 (47.06%) F5
5 15 (44.12%) Aruba
5 15 (44.12%) Riverbed
6 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 12 (35.29%) Fortinet
7 4 (11.76%) BT
7 4 (11.76%) Siemens