Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 43 64
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.77% 3.13% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.39% 21.11% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 18
Cardiff median daily rate £244 £319 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +2.00% +2.46%
10th Percentile £123 £135 £228
90th Percentile £371 £418 £475
South Wales median daily rate £188 £369 £319
% change year-on-year -49.15% +15.69% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.60 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £19.40 - £20.50

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 122 90 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.87% 14.83% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 77 117
Cardiff median daily rate £343 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £142 £170 £213
90th Percentile £475 £480 £475
South Wales median daily rate £350 £390 £338
% change year-on-year -10.26% +15.56% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.60 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £19.90 £55.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -63.82% +168.29% +28.13%

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 February 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 February 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 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (30.00%) IPv4
8 5 (25.00%) Line Management
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
10 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (15.00%) CCNP
10 3 (15.00%) Remedy
10 3 (15.00%) DNS
10 3 (15.00%) SLA
10 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.00%) SCCM
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
11 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.00%) VLAN

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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) IPv4
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) 4G
5 1 (5.00%) ADSL
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) H.323
5 1 (5.00%) Modbus
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 5 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 5 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Line Management
3 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Ticket Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCVP
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) BT
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam