The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 55 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16  
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.11% 2.24% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 25.37% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 8
Median daily rate £183 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.65% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £109 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -29.53% -6.52%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 74 134 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.25% 8.83% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 48
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 £15.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £15.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAN.

1 23 (76.67%) WAN
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Firewall
5 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.00%) VLAN
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.67%) VMware
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
9 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (10.00%) DevOps
10 3 (10.00%) Degree
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.00%) vSphere
10 3 (10.00%) Mitel
10 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
10 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (10.00%) Change Management
10 3 (10.00%) EIGRP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) WAN
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) VLAN
4 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) BGP
6 2 (6.67%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) DNS
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.67%) OSPF
6 2 (6.67%) PABX
6 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
6 2 (6.67%) VXLAN
6 2 (6.67%) WLAN
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (13.33%) IT Manager
2 4 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Cabling Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.67%) PABX Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Handset
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Change Management
2 3 (10.00%) DevOps
2 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.67%) Case Management
3 2 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (6.67%) IT Strategy
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.67%) Kanban
3 2 (6.67%) Network Management
3 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) People Management
3 2 (6.67%) Records Management
3 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) ProxySG
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Mitel
5 2 (6.67%) Aruba
5 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) CommVault
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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