Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 58 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -23
Contract jobs citing LAN 22 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.30% 2.69% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.18% 18.25% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 24
Gloucestershire median daily rate £365 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.86% -10.77% +23.81%
10th Percentile £223 £214 £216
90th Percentile £398 £367 £453
South West median daily rate £313 £320 £336
% change year-on-year -2.34% -4.83% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £37.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +138.10% -30.00%
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £27.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +42.34% -34.71% +88.09%

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 91 137 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.66% 14.75% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 95 89
Gloucestershire median daily rate £305 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% -12.16% +13.85%
10th Percentile £126 £122 £162
90th Percentile £439 £445 £475
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +5.71% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -41.52% +85.87%
10th Percentile £19.90 £11.18 £14.66
90th Percentile £36.38 £43.75 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017. 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 0 9 £400 +33.33% 1
Cheltenham +8 1 £195 -35.00%
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (95.45%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
4 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
5 13 (59.09%) ITIL
6 11 (50.00%) Skype for Business
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (45.45%) Firewall
8 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
8 9 (40.91%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (36.36%) WLAN
9 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
10 7 (31.82%) Wireless
10 7 (31.82%) Network Design
10 7 (31.82%) Network Security
10 7 (31.82%) CCNP
11 6 (27.27%) Remedy
11 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
12 5 (22.73%) Nortel
12 5 (22.73%) VPN
12 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (22.73%) Performance Improvement
12 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (22.73%) Proactive Monitoring
13 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
13 4 (18.18%) Junos
13 4 (18.18%) C
13 4 (18.18%) Juniper
13 4 (18.18%) Siemens

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 11 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (36.36%) WLAN
5 7 (31.82%) Network Security
5 7 (31.82%) Wireless
6 5 (22.73%) VPN
7 4 (18.18%) Junos
7 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
8 3 (13.64%) Broadband
8 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
8 3 (13.64%) ISDN
9 2 (9.09%) BGP
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (9.09%) MPLS
10 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (4.55%) HSRP
10 1 (4.55%) IPsec
10 1 (4.55%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 9 (40.91%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (31.82%) Network Design
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (31.82%) CCNP
5 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
6 3 (13.64%) JNCIE
6 3 (13.64%) JNCIP
6 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
7 2 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Remedy
4 5 (22.73%) Nortel
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) Siemens
6 2 (9.09%) F5
6 2 (9.09%) Polycom
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Meraki
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) Sophos