Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 39 56
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 15 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.02% 3.20% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 23.60% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 19
Gloucestershire median daily rate £298 £365 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.36% +25.86% -10.77%
10th Percentile £187 £223 £214
90th Percentile £591 £398 £367
South West median daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £37.25
90th Percentile £43.75 - £37.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £39.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year -55.70% +42.34% -34.71%

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 111 89 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.92% 13.55% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 94
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £125 £122
90th Percentile £547 £423 £434
South West median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.50 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +26.00% -41.52%
10th Percentile £11.57 £19.90 £11.18
90th Percentile £49.88 £36.38 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +34.92% -4.55% -16.72%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 2018. 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 -5 8 £388 -3.13%
Cheltenham -2 2 - -
Cirencester - 1 - -
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 11 (73.33%) WAN
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Network Design
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) Network Security
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Big Data
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (13.33%) Meraki

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) WLAN
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) Broadband
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) DMZ
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) ISDN
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) RSVP
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Cybercrime
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Component Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Threat Detection
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (6.67%) HNC
6 1 (6.67%) HND
6 1 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Meraki
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Canon
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Freescale
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Nortel
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) Polycom
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk