Period
to 27 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 May 2019 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 72 69
Rank change year-on-year -26 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.30% 1.88% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.57% 14.22% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 25
Bristol median daily rate £350 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -2.34%
10th Percentile £113 £130 £245
90th Percentile £625 £405 £445
South West median daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +7.69% +12.07% -15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £18.50
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £17.14
% change year-on-year +162.86% +2.12% -37.68%

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 227 225 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.26% 13.20% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 123 184
Bristol median daily rate £388 £368 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +4.40% -0.14%
10th Percentile £165 £166 £233
90th Percentile £588 £491 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 6
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £31.28 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.91% +13.73% +120.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.40 £11.71
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £43.38
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +41.73% -24.40% +20.00%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Bristol

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Bristol

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Bristol over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Bristol

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for LAN.

1 17 (70.83%) WAN
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco
4 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) Office 365
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 7 (29.17%) Driving Licence
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (20.83%) SAN
7 5 (20.83%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
8 4 (16.67%) Network Management
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.67%) VPN
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
9 3 (12.50%) CCNA
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 3 (12.50%) SCCM

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) WAN
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (20.83%) SAN
4 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (8.33%) DNS
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.17%) DHCP
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Driving Licence
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
1 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Network Management
2 3 (12.50%) Change Management
2 3 (12.50%) Decision-Making
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) Email Filtering
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Aruba
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas