Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 16 November 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 71 56
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 37 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.14% 1.61% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.85% 11.63% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 21
Wiltshire median daily rate £370 £404 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.36% -10.28% +20.40%
10th Percentile £192 £118 £308
90th Percentile £488 £562 £538
South West median daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £39.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year -55.70% +42.34% -34.71%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 288 172 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.64% 13.88% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 99 133
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £137 £254 £253
90th Percentile £584 £600 £563
South West median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.54% -34.44% +15.38%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.80 £24.19
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.50 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +8.33% -23.57%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Wiltshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Wiltshire

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Wiltshire

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Wiltshire

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Swindon -3 12 £375 -3.23% 7
Corsham -6 9 £359 -19.78%
Salisbury -25 8 £430 - 1
Chippenham 0 2 £230 -57.21% 4
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 33 (89.19%) WAN
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) Cisco
5 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (35.14%) VoIP
6 13 (35.14%) VMware
7 12 (32.43%) Cisco Prime
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (29.73%) CCNP
9 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
9 10 (27.03%) BGP
10 9 (24.32%) EIGRP
10 9 (24.32%) Firewall
10 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
10 9 (24.32%) Office 365
10 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
11 8 (21.62%) Service Management
11 8 (21.62%) VPN
12 7 (18.92%) HP
12 7 (18.92%) Linux
12 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
12 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
12 7 (18.92%) Security Patching
13 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
13 6 (16.22%) DevOps
13 6 (16.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
13 6 (16.22%) iSCSI

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 6 (16.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (89.19%) WAN
2 13 (35.14%) VoIP
3 10 (27.03%) BGP
4 9 (24.32%) EIGRP
4 9 (24.32%) Firewall
5 8 (21.62%) VPN
6 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
6 6 (16.22%) MPLS
6 6 (16.22%) OSPF
6 6 (16.22%) SSL
6 6 (16.22%) Wireless
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (13.51%) FCoE
7 5 (13.51%) IPsec
7 5 (13.51%) VPLS
8 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Desktop Support
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
8 2 (5.41%) Floorwalker
8 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
9 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Check Point Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (16.22%) Android
5 6 (16.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Service Management
2 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (18.92%) Security Patching
3 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (29.73%) CCNP
4 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIE
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) JSP 440
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (16.22%) ZENworks
3 5 (13.51%) Opsview
4 4 (10.81%) SCCM
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) HP
4 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.22%) Micro Focus
4 6 (16.22%) Novell
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.41%) CA
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) QNAP