Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 22 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.70% 1.81% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.82% 13.19% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 14
Cardiff median daily rate £313 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +4.84%
10th Percentile £123 £124 £235
90th Percentile £382 £388 £468
South Wales median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.60 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £19.40 - £21.00

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 111 91 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.62% 13.73% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 68 72
Cardiff median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £165 £160 £213
90th Percentile £500 £452 £506
South Wales median daily rate £375 £361 £363
% change year-on-year +3.81% -0.34% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.60 £15.39 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.34% +14.00% -
10th Percentile £17.53 £13.99 £12.75
90th Percentile £21.83 £16.28 £14.25
South Wales median hourly rate £16.72 £55.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -69.61% +205.56% -47.83%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Cardiff

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Cardiff

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Cardiff over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Cardiff

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for LAN.

1 15 (68.18%) WAN
2 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (27.27%) IPv4
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Line Management
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 4 (18.18%) CCNP
9 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 4 (18.18%) SCCM
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
10 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.64%) SLA
10 3 (13.64%) DHCP
10 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
10 3 (13.64%) HP
10 3 (13.64%) SAN
10 3 (13.64%) Remedy

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) IPv4
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) 4G
6 1 (4.55%) ADSL
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) H.323
6 1 (4.55%) Modbus
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) IT Support
2 5 (22.73%) IT Support Technician
2 5 (22.73%) IT Technician
2 5 (22.73%) Support Technician
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) PDA
2 1 (4.55%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Line Management
3 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Ticket Management
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) CAD
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) BT
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam