Period
to 23 January 2019

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 6 months to 23 January 2019 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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 35 59
Rank change year-on-year -31 +24 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.28% 3.23% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.06% 22.99% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 13
Gloucestershire median daily rate £401 £365 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.93% +32.73% -23.34%
10th Percentile £384 £265 £179
90th Percentile £420 £398 £391
South West median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +24.32% +2.78%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 124 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.90% 14.03% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 71
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +9.09% -24.14%
10th Percentile £203 £159 £105
90th Percentile £538 £480 £418
South West median daily rate £388 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +0.65% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.70 £31.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.81% +96.83% -63.37%
10th Percentile £10.92 £15.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £52.13
South West median hourly rate £40.77 £26.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +53.83% -30.26% -2.56%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -7 5 £388 +14.81% 3
Cheltenham - 1 £415 -
Cirencester - 1 - -
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 8 (80.00%) WAN
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Network Design
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) Threat Detection
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (10.00%) Big Data
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management

LAN
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (10.00%) Broadband
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) ISDN
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) RSVP
6 1 (10.00%) SSH
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (10.00%) Threat Detection
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (10.00%) HNC
5 1 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy