Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 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 > Somerset
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 47 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +31
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.60% 1.71% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.67% 8.89% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Somerset median daily rate £238 £269 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.63% -2.27% -31.25%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £223
90th Percentile £438 £350 £298
South West median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
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 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 61 90 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.20% 19.23% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 18
Somerset median daily rate £388 £403 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +14.59% +35.10%
10th Percentile £200 £144 £243
90th Percentile £525 £538 £520
South West median daily rate £388 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +0.32% +10.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 17
Somerset median hourly rate £45.25 £22.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.11% -37.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £42.28 £15.95 £15.63
90th Percentile £46.83 £24.33 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +41.70% -29.33% -3.85%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 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
Bath +4 9 £200 -27.27% 2
Street -4 2 £425 +136.11%
Bridgwater - 1 - -
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Somerset region with a requirement for LAN.

1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) WLAN
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (58.33%) SAN
5 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (58.33%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (16.67%) Juniper
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) DHCP
9 2 (16.67%) VPN
9 2 (16.67%) DNS
9 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
10 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (8.33%) Windows 7

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) WLAN
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat