Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 48 48
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.90% 2.52% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 17.78% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
Cardiff median daily rate £275 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £168 £131 £303
90th Percentile £459 £351 £423
South Wales median daily rate £450 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +50.00% -14.29% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £17.25

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 85 90 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.93% 14.15% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 43
Cardiff median daily rate £395 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.00% -33.33% +30.43%
10th Percentile £250 £154 £240
90th Percentile £532 £447 £530
South Wales median daily rate £400 £280 £375
% change year-on-year +42.86% -25.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Cardiff median hourly rate - £16.28 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.59% -32.50%
South Wales median hourly rate £14.52 £55.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -73.60% +161.90% +5.00%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) IPv4
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (14.29%) Junos
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) IPv4
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) Junos
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VRRP
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Adaptive Security
1 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
1 1 (14.29%) CAD
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos