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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 4 3 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 19.44% 30.77% 8.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 63.64% 100.00% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £113
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £352 £348
% change year-on-year +0.14% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -27.88% -3.40%  

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 11 8 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 30.56% 30.77% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £450 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in Aberdeen

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (90.48%) WAN
3 18 (85.71%) TCP/IP
4 17 (80.95%) MS Visio
4 17 (80.95%) QMS
5 15 (71.43%) Release Management
5 15 (71.43%) CMDB
5 15 (71.43%) Problem Management
5 15 (71.43%) ITIL
5 15 (71.43%) Wireless
5 15 (71.43%) Configuration Management
5 15 (71.43%) Project Management
6 14 (66.67%) OSPF
6 14 (66.67%) Finance
6 14 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (66.67%) Network Design
7 13 (61.90%) MPLS
7 13 (61.90%) Multicast
7 13 (61.90%) CatOS
7 13 (61.90%) BGP
8 10 (47.62%) C
8 10 (47.62%) Siemens
8 10 (47.62%) BT
8 10 (47.62%) Quality Management
9 8 (38.10%) HP
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (28.57%) VPN
10 6 (28.57%) Firewall
11 5 (23.81%) Network Security
11 5 (23.81%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related 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 17 (80.95%) MS Visio
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) WAN
2 18 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 15 (71.43%) Wireless
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (66.67%) OSPF
5 13 (61.90%) BGP
5 13 (61.90%) MPLS
5 13 (61.90%) Multicast
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) NetScreen
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) VLAN
9 2 (9.52%) VoIP
9 2 (9.52%) WLAN
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (4.76%) IGMP
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Support
5 3 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) QMS
2 15 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 15 (71.43%) Problem Management
2 15 (71.43%) Project Management
2 15 (71.43%) Release Management
3 14 (66.67%) Network Design
4 10 (47.62%) Quality Management
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) Fault Management
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) CCSP
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) BT
2 10 (47.62%) Siemens
3 8 (38.10%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds