Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 80 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 32 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.86% 1.44% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.48% 9.70% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 17
Bristol median daily rate £300 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34% -24.71%
10th Percentile £130 £234 £173
90th Percentile £396 £609 £394
South West median daily rate £325 £290 £350
% change year-on-year +12.07% -17.14% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £17.30 -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.93 £35.25
% change year-on-year +9.84% -54.80% +49.21%

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 221 237 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.83% 14.80% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 152 184
Bristol median daily rate £348 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +0.64% -6.67%
10th Percentile £158 £226 £203
90th Percentile £493 £588 £450
South West median daily rate £390 £365 £357
% change year-on-year +6.85% +2.17% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 14
Bristol median hourly rate £23.50 £20.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.05% -26.36% +96.43%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.63 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.00 £44.35 £40.94
South West median hourly rate £27.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -31.88% +6.67% +58.73%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 26 (81.25%) WAN
2 21 (65.63%) Cisco
3 15 (46.88%) Firewall
4 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 12 (37.50%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (28.13%) CCNP
7 6 (18.75%) HP
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Wireless
7 6 (18.75%) Juniper
7 6 (18.75%) Firmware
7 6 (18.75%) Internet
7 6 (18.75%) Network Security
7 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.63%) Aruba
8 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) SCCM
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (15.63%) WLAN
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 4 (12.50%) Replication
9 4 (12.50%) Smartphone
9 4 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 3 (9.38%) Security Hardening

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 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Houdini
1 2 (6.25%) Maya
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.25%) NUKE
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) WAN
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) Internet
3 6 (18.75%) Network Security
3 6 (18.75%) Wireless
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (15.63%) WLAN
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) DHCP
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) Intranet
6 2 (6.25%) VLAN
6 2 (6.25%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.13%) Junos
7 1 (3.13%) MIMO
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) SAN
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Wireless Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (9.38%) Deskside Support
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Replication
1 4 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (9.38%) Security Hardening
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.25%) Network Management
3 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Python
1 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) CCNP
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CCNA
3 3 (9.38%) CWNA
4 2 (6.25%) CCDP
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (3.13%) CCDA
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Firmware
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
3 2 (6.25%) Samba
4 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) Cacti
2 3 (9.38%) Kibana
2 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) HP
2 6 (18.75%) Juniper
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Aruba
4 3 (9.38%) F5
4 3 (9.38%) McAfee
4 3 (9.38%) Ruckus Wireless
4 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.25%) Brocade
5 2 (6.25%) Forcepoint
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Sophos
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 2 (6.25%) Trend Micro
5 2 (6.25%) Zscaler
6 1 (3.13%) Capita
6 1 (3.13%) Ipanema Technologies
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) VMware