The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South West / Dorset
Rank - 25 28
Contract jobs citing LAN 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.31% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £268 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.88% -5.55%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 20 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 4.26% 8.73% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 11
Median daily rate £328 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Dorset

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Dorset

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for LAN.

1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) X.509
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) BGP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (40.00%) OSPF
2 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) X.509
3 2 (20.00%) IPv4
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Trainer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Support
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) VMS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft