Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 75 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 -20
Contract jobs citing LAN 32 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.69% 1.66% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.35% 13.40% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 14
Bristol median daily rate £306 £260 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.79% -16.80% -26.47%
10th Percentile £159 £165 £161
90th Percentile £338 £537 £416
South West median daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £18.50 -
South West median hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +24.32% +2.78% -23.40%

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 282 194 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.85% 12.42% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 130 136
Bristol median daily rate £350 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% -5.26%
10th Percentile £191 £167 £218
90th Percentile £548 £502 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.98% -10.91% +96.43%
10th Percentile £11.90 £16.55 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £46.00 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -29.33% -3.85% +63.35%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for LAN.

1 29 (90.63%) WAN
2 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) Cisco
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) Firewall
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 7 (21.88%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) Python
7 7 (21.88%) NFS
7 7 (21.88%) Samba
7 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (21.88%) CentOS
7 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
8 6 (18.75%) Maya
8 6 (18.75%) Houdini
8 6 (18.75%) SCCM
8 6 (18.75%) Replication
8 6 (18.75%) Photoshop
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (18.75%) Juniper
8 6 (18.75%) NUKE
9 5 (15.63%) Visual Effects
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Animation
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (12.50%) Network Security

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 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Houdini
1 6 (18.75%) Maya
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (18.75%) NUKE
1 6 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) WAN
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security
4 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) Skype
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) Broadband
6 2 (6.25%) DHCP
6 2 (6.25%) Extranet
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) Intranet
6 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.25%) Junos
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless
6 2 (6.25%) WLAN
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
1 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (18.75%) Replication
3 5 (15.63%) Animation
4 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) CentOS
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Effects
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Security Hardening
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Email Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Python
1 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNP
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) CWNA
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.13%) APMP
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) NFS
2 7 (21.88%) Samba
3 3 (9.38%) ISA Server
4 2 (6.25%) Firmware
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.38%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (6.25%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) Dell
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) McAfee
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) CommVault
6 2 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) Forcepoint
6 2 (6.25%) Ipanema Technologies
6 2 (6.25%) Sophos
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) Trend Micro
6 2 (6.25%) Veritas
6 2 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Meraki