Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 57 68
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 +10
Contract jobs citing LAN 30 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.66% 2.91% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.88% 16.39% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 31
Bristol median daily rate £300 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -10.71% -7.89%
10th Percentile £130 £253 £200
90th Percentile £417 £402 £625
South West median daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £175.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £162.50 - £41.25
90th Percentile £187.50 - £43.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £39.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -55.70% +43.64% +25.00%

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 233 305 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.87% 17.73% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 211 209
Bristol median daily rate £368 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +0.69% -2.70%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £227
90th Percentile £475 £538 £538
South West median daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 16
Bristol median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.85% +47.73% -
10th Percentile £16.75 £11.92 £9.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.30 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% +14.29% +73.40%

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 16 July 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 16 July 2018, 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 25 (83.33%) WAN
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (26.67%) HP
7 7 (23.33%) OSPF
7 7 (23.33%) Wireless
8 6 (20.00%) BGP
8 6 (20.00%) MPLS
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (20.00%) ADSL
8 6 (20.00%) VLAN
9 5 (16.67%) Aruba
9 5 (16.67%) Office 365
9 5 (16.67%) CCNP
9 5 (16.67%) CCNA
9 5 (16.67%) WLAN
9 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (13.33%) Internet
10 4 (13.33%) Firmware
10 4 (13.33%) Juniper
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL
10 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (13.33%) Network Management

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 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) WAN
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) OSPF
3 7 (23.33%) Wireless
4 6 (20.00%) ADSL
4 6 (20.00%) BGP
4 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (20.00%) MPLS
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.00%) VLAN
5 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (16.67%) WLAN
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (13.33%) Internet
7 3 (10.00%) DHCP
7 3 (10.00%) DNS
7 3 (10.00%) Junos
7 3 (10.00%) NAS
7 3 (10.00%) SAN
7 3 (10.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Deskside Support
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Officer
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) WAP
2 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (13.33%) Network Management
2 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Adaptive Security
3 2 (6.67%) Break/Fix
3 2 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Lisp
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
2 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) CCDP
3 2 (6.67%) CCIE
3 2 (6.67%) MOS
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) APMP
4 1 (3.33%) CCDA
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) CWNA
4 1 (3.33%) MCT
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Firmware
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) NFS
5 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cacti
1 3 (10.00%) Kibana
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) HP
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Aruba
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Brocade
6 3 (10.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
7 2 (6.67%) McAfee
7 2 (6.67%) Meraki
7 2 (6.67%) Sophos
7 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.33%) Siemens
8 1 (3.33%) Veritas