The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 47 85
Rank change year-on-year -21 +38  
Contract jobs citing LAN 68 111 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.50% 3.76% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.08% 21.35% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 72 36
Median daily rate £313 £339 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +5.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £39.50 £25.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.90% +15.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +40.54%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 423 520 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.58% 17.62% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 334 212
Median daily rate £370 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 30
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the South West

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in the South West

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in the South West

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in the South West

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 30 £313 -10.71% 5
Wiltshire -7 16 £375 - 3
Dorset +5 9 £450 +16.12% 5
Gloucestershire -7 4 £195 -42.22% 1
Devon -13 4 £368 -2.00% 1
Somerset -14 3 - - 1
Cornwall -8 1 - - 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South West region with a requirement for LAN.

1 111 (86.72%) WAN
2 62 (48.44%) Firewall
3 59 (46.09%) Cisco
4 43 (33.59%) Windows
5 38 (29.69%) Security Cleared
6 35 (27.34%) VPN
7 34 (26.56%) Active Directory
8 33 (25.78%) Wireless
9 29 (22.66%) SC Cleared
10 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
11 26 (20.31%) Juniper
11 26 (20.31%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (19.53%) DNS
12 25 (19.53%) VMware
13 22 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (16.41%) Linux
14 21 (16.41%) Data Centre
15 20 (15.63%) PRINCE2
16 19 (14.84%) ITIL
17 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 17 (13.28%) Broadband
18 17 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
20 15 (11.72%) VoIP
20 15 (11.72%) Finance
21 14 (10.94%) CCNP
21 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
21 14 (10.94%) Cisco Nexus
22 13 (10.16%) Windows Server
22 13 (10.16%) CCNA

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.13%) IIS
4 3 (2.34%) Apache
4 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.34%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.56%) Confluence
5 2 (1.56%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 111 (86.72%) WAN
2 62 (48.44%) Firewall
3 35 (27.34%) VPN
4 33 (25.78%) Wireless
5 26 (20.31%) Wi-Fi
6 25 (19.53%) DNS
7 17 (13.28%) Broadband
8 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 15 (11.72%) VoIP
10 14 (10.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (9.38%) DHCP
11 12 (9.38%) Internet
12 9 (7.03%) NetScaler
13 8 (6.25%) SAN
14 7 (5.47%) IP Telephony
14 7 (5.47%) MPLS
14 7 (5.47%) Network Security
14 7 (5.47%) Unified Communications
15 6 (4.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.34%) MySQL
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) JIRA
1 2 (1.56%) TestPartner
1 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.69%) Back Office
4 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (29.69%) Network Engineer
2 21 (16.41%) Project Manager
3 12 (9.38%) Installation Manager
3 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.47%) Security Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (4.69%) Architect
6 6 (4.69%) IT Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Information Security Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) IT Support
8 4 (3.13%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.13%) Network Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) .NET
1 2 (1.56%) LAMP
1 2 (1.56%) SAML
2 1 (0.78%) WAP
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.41%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.69%) VAX
3 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.78%) CESG
6 1 (0.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.59%) Windows
2 21 (16.41%) Linux
3 13 (10.16%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.81%) Unix
4 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.13%) CentOS
7 4 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.78%) Debian
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.63%) PRINCE2
2 19 (14.84%) ITIL
3 13 (10.16%) Load Balancing
3 13 (10.16%) Risk Management
4 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.03%) SIEM
4 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (5.47%) DevOps
6 7 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (5.47%) Migration
6 7 (5.47%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.69%) Information Security
7 6 (4.69%) ITIL V3
7 6 (4.69%) Network Design
7 6 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.91%) Information Security Management
8 5 (3.91%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.03%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) Perl
2 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.34%) Java
3 3 (2.34%) Python
4 2 (1.56%) PHP
5 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.78%) C#
5 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (29.69%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.66%) SC Cleared
3 22 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (10.94%) CCNP
6 13 (10.16%) CCNA
7 7 (5.47%) Degree
8 6 (4.69%) APMP
8 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.69%) SANS
9 3 (2.34%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.34%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.34%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.56%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.56%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.56%) MCSE
11 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.78%) MCITP
11 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.34%) RMADS
2 3 (2.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.69%) vSphere
4 5 (3.91%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.56%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.78%) Docker
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.78%) UAG
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (4.69%) SCCM
3 5 (3.91%) SCOM
3 5 (3.91%) SCOrch
3 5 (3.91%) WSUS
4 3 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.34%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.34%) Puppet
5 2 (1.56%) Netcool
6 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.78%) Nessus
6 1 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.78%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 59 (46.09%) Cisco
2 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
3 26 (20.31%) Juniper
4 25 (19.53%) VMware
5 12 (9.38%) HP
6 11 (8.59%) F5
7 10 (7.81%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.03%) Citrix
8 9 (7.03%) SolarWinds
9 8 (6.25%) McAfee
9 8 (6.25%) Oracle
10 7 (5.47%) Dell
11 6 (4.69%) IBM
11 6 (4.69%) NetApp
11 6 (4.69%) Sun
12 5 (3.91%) Aruba
12 5 (3.91%) CommVault
12 5 (3.91%) Palo Alto
13 4 (3.13%) Sophos
14 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
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