Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 12 17
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 +14
Contract jobs citing LAN 38 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 27.74% 8.42% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 53.52% 29.63% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £375 £266 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -24.47% +182.00%
10th Percentile £325 £170 £346
90th Percentile £464 £365 £359
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% -5.81% -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.75 £14.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +205.36% -67.44% +43.33%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 71 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 51.82% 28.42% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 12
Aberdeen median daily rate £375 £293 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% +62.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £217 £149 £139
90th Percentile £438 £350 £368
Scotland median daily rate £358 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +5.15% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 6
Aberdeen median hourly rate £38.01 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £21.33 £37.45 £31.62
90th Percentile £49.88 £41.75 £44.88
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -32.10% +131.43% -41.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (47.37%) Juniper
4 18 (47.37%) ITIL
5 17 (44.74%) Firewall
6 16 (42.11%) Telecoms
7 14 (36.84%) CCNP
8 13 (34.21%) Wireless
8 13 (34.21%) Degree
9 10 (26.32%) F5
10 9 (23.68%) Fault Management
10 9 (23.68%) BIG-IP
10 9 (23.68%) Riverbed
10 9 (23.68%) Aruba
10 9 (23.68%) HP
10 9 (23.68%) VPN
11 8 (21.05%) CCIP
11 8 (21.05%) CCDP
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (18.42%) HP ASE
12 7 (18.42%) HP MASE
12 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (18.42%) JNCIA
12 7 (18.42%) JNCIE
12 7 (18.42%) CCSE
12 7 (18.42%) Fortinet
12 7 (18.42%) FortiGate
12 7 (18.42%) PMP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.89%) IIS
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 17 (44.74%) Firewall
3 13 (34.21%) Wireless
4 9 (23.68%) BIG-IP
4 9 (23.68%) VPN
5 7 (18.42%) IP Telephony
6 4 (10.53%) VoIP
7 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security
7 2 (5.26%) PBX
8 1 (2.63%) SAN
8 1 (2.63%) Skype
8 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Server Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) IT Support
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) TOGAF Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) CMDB
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.26%) Handset
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Fault Management
3 7 (18.42%) ITSM
3 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
3 7 (18.42%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) Network Design
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Data Management
5 4 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.89%) QMS
6 3 (7.89%) Release Management
6 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (36.84%) CCNP
3 13 (34.21%) Degree
4 8 (21.05%) CCDP
4 8 (21.05%) CCIP
5 7 (18.42%) CCIE
5 7 (18.42%) CCSA
5 7 (18.42%) CCSE
5 7 (18.42%) CCSP
5 7 (18.42%) CISSP
5 7 (18.42%) HP ASE
5 7 (18.42%) HP MASE
5 7 (18.42%) JNCIA
5 7 (18.42%) JNCIE
5 7 (18.42%) PMP
6 6 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (10.53%) CCNA
9 2 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Juniper
3 10 (26.32%) F5
4 9 (23.68%) Aruba
4 9 (23.68%) HP
4 9 (23.68%) Riverbed
5 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.42%) Fortinet
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft