Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 43 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 38 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.43% 3.99% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.46% 25.53% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 11
Gloucestershire median daily rate £483 £388 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.52% +80.23% -36.30%
10th Percentile £193 £189 £193
90th Percentile £713 £625 £315
South West median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +162.86% -55.70% +43.64%

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 162 94 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.88% 15.64% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 53
Gloucestershire median daily rate £465 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.31% +3.23% -6.06%
10th Percentile £217 £197 £150
90th Percentile £622 £614 £400
South West median daily rate £414 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +10.33% +1.35% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 6 6
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £46.00 £43.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +24.29% -10.83%
10th Percentile £16.99 £28.75 £13.69
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.63 £51.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +17.65%

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 18 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 August 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 +5 11 £195 -39.06% 4
Cheltenham -6 11 £425 - 2
Filton - 6 - -
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cirencester - 1 £350 - 1
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 35 (92.11%) WAN
2 25 (65.79%) Security Cleared
3 23 (60.53%) Cisco
4 20 (52.63%) VMware
5 18 (47.37%) Load Balancing
5 18 (47.37%) DV Cleared
5 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 18 (47.37%) Windows
6 17 (44.74%) Service Management
6 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (44.74%) Data Centre
7 16 (42.11%) Migration
7 16 (42.11%) Linux
8 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (36.84%) DNS
9 14 (36.84%) Firewall
9 14 (36.84%) SAN
10 13 (34.21%) Unix
10 13 (34.21%) Middleware
10 13 (34.21%) Solaris
10 13 (34.21%) Network Security
10 13 (34.21%) Data Migration
10 13 (34.21%) Replication
10 13 (34.21%) PaaS
10 13 (34.21%) CentOS
10 13 (34.21%) Kubernetes
10 13 (34.21%) Data Deduplication
10 13 (34.21%) Puppet

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 13 (34.21%) OpenStack
2 12 (31.58%) JBoss
3 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Windchill
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (34.21%) IaaS
3 13 (34.21%) OpenShift
3 13 (34.21%) PaaS
4 12 (31.58%) Azure Stack
5 3 (7.89%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (7.89%) Office 365
5 3 (7.89%) SoftLayer
6 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) WAN
2 14 (36.84%) DNS
2 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) SAN
3 13 (34.21%) Network Security
4 5 (13.16%) BGP
4 5 (13.16%) OSPF
4 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.16%) VPN
5 4 (10.53%) Wireless
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (7.89%) NX-OS
6 3 (7.89%) VoIP
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.26%) DHCP
7 2 (5.26%) IPv4
7 2 (5.26%) IPv6
7 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Architect
3 12 (31.58%) Technical Architect
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Principal Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Network Support
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Middleware
2 12 (31.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Data Centre
2 13 (34.21%) Replication
3 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.63%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) CentOS
3 13 (34.21%) Solaris
3 13 (34.21%) Unix
4 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 17 (44.74%) Service Management
3 16 (42.11%) Migration
4 13 (34.21%) Data Deduplication
4 13 (34.21%) Data Migration
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) DevOps
5 9 (23.68%) ITIL
5 9 (23.68%) Network Design
6 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 8 (21.05%) Matrix Management
6 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 7 (18.42%) Minimum Viable Product
8 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.79%) Decision-Making
8 6 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (15.79%) Sprint Planning
8 6 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
9 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (10.53%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) C
3 9 (23.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (47.37%) DV Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (21.05%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) HND
6 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (5.26%) CNE
7 2 (5.26%) MCP
7 2 (5.26%) MCSE
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.26%) Novell Certification
8 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (34.21%) Docker
4 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.89%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Ansible
1 13 (34.21%) Kubernetes
1 13 (34.21%) Puppet
2 12 (31.58%) vRealize
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) VMware
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 11 (28.95%) Micro Focus
5 11 (28.95%) ServiceNow
6 3 (7.89%) Apple
6 3 (7.89%) AVG
6 3 (7.89%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) Juniper
6 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.26%) Draytek
7 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.26%) Meraki
7 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards