The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 28 April 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 31 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing LAN 9 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.72% 2.69% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 11.39% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £253 £335 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.62% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £187 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £387 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.08 £23.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year -36.52% -4.04%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 30 79 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 9.06% 23.65% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 55 20
Median daily rate £253 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £337 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £398 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £28.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% -3.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Swindon

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Swindon region with a requirement for LAN.

1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) SIEM
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
6 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) F5
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) Retail
8 1 (7.69%) GlassFish

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) LDAP
7 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) DNA
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SANS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Gemalto
5 1 (7.69%) Genesys
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat