The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 24 33 44
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11  
Contract jobs citing LAN 22 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.71% 4.21% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.60% 28.79% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 2
Median daily rate £269 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.60% -30.00%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 57 66 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 17.38% 14.63% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 25
Median daily rate £269 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.23% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -8.00%  
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Gloucestershire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Gloucestershire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Gloucestershire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -1 10 £215 +65.38%
Cirencester +1 5 £305 -23.75%
Cheltenham +3 1 £165 -47.61% 1
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 30 (90.91%) WAN
2 20 (60.61%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 13 (39.39%) Firewall
5 11 (33.33%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) CCNA
5 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (30.30%) CCNP
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL
7 9 (27.27%) Windows
8 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
8 8 (24.24%) VPN
8 8 (24.24%) Juniper
8 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (18.18%) Wireless
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (15.15%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) DNS
10 5 (15.15%) CommVault
10 5 (15.15%) NetApp
10 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
10 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
11 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
11 4 (12.12%) ISDN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) WAN
2 13 (39.39%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) VPN
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (18.18%) Wireless
5 5 (15.15%) DNS
6 4 (12.12%) ISDN
7 3 (9.09%) Broadband
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.09%) Junos
7 3 (9.09%) Network Security
7 3 (9.09%) VoIP
7 3 (9.09%) WLAN
8 2 (6.06%) DHCP
8 2 (6.06%) VLAN
9 1 (3.03%) ATM
9 1 (3.03%) DSL
9 1 (3.03%) Frame Relay
9 1 (3.03%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Installations Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Support
4 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.03%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Demand Management
4 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) C++
1 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
1 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) CCNA
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
5 3 (9.09%) JNCIE
5 3 (9.09%) JNCIP
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) MCSA
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) UAG
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Juniper
4 5 (15.15%) CommVault
4 5 (15.15%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) F5
6 2 (6.06%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.03%) Nortel
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Renesas
7 1 (3.03%) Siemens
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos