Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 February 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 > Somerset
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 42 72
Rank change year-on-year -5 +30 -25
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.74% 1.75% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 15.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Somerset median daily rate £269 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -43.75% +60.00%
South West median daily rate £300 £285 £325
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £14.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £17.30 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.86% -3.92% -20.67%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 87 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.91% 11.18% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 14 23
Somerset median daily rate £413 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.89% -10.64% +19.66%
10th Percentile £129 £176 £220
90th Percentile £538 £498 £470
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 8
Somerset median hourly rate £22.00 £41.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +7.84% +27.50%
10th Percentile £13.50 £15.63 £21.93
90th Percentile £24.25 £50.00 £42.75
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Somerset over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Bath -2 4 £275 +22.22% 1
Taunton 0 1 £325 -
Street - 1 £180 -
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) G Suite
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
5 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
5 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
5 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Publishing

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (12.50%) TACACS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Architect
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
1 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
1 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
1 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) VMware