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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 33 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.68% 2.43% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.82% 17.50% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Median daily rate £280 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £25.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year -10.67% +27.16%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 55 40 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 16.87% 13.89% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 17
Median daily rate £280 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.39 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for LAN.

1 17 (77.27%) WAN
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (36.36%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) CCNP
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) POP3
6 6 (27.27%) SMTP
6 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (27.27%) Service Management
6 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) ITSM
6 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) F5
6 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (22.73%) CCAA
7 5 (22.73%) Information Governance
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (22.73%) XenApp
7 5 (22.73%) Legal
7 5 (22.73%) SLA
7 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2

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
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) WAN
2 8 (36.36%) Wireless
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (27.27%) POP3
3 6 (27.27%) SMTP
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.09%) ADSL
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) SMS
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Data Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) NHS
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) ITSM
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) Information Governance
4 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) CCA
4 5 (22.73%) CCAA
4 5 (22.73%) CCIP
4 5 (22.73%) ISEB
4 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (18.18%) CCDP
6 2 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (4.55%) MCITP
7 1 (4.55%) MCSA
7 1 (4.55%) MCSE
7 1 (4.55%) MCTS
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) MOS
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) XenServer
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.09%) Firmware
5 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
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