Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -29 -2 +24
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.85% 2.44% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 14.85% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 13
Cardiff median daily rate £225 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.41% -10.77% -10.34%
10th Percentile £163 £120 £200
90th Percentile £318 £336 £428
South Wales median daily rate £450 £290 £375
% change year-on-year +55.17% -22.67% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 91 101 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.99% 16.42% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 73 53
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £309 £143 £188
90th Percentile £575 £450 £506
South Wales median daily rate £425 £316 £400
% change year-on-year +34.39% -20.94% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +60.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.80 £12.25
90th Percentile £18.75 £22.89 £12.75
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% +100.00%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) NAS
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat

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 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) ADSL
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4
4 1 (14.29%) Junos
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Adaptive Security
2 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Data Encryption
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam