Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 37 38
Rank change year-on-year -27 +1 +24
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.16% 4.02% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.85% 17.17% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 31
Wiltshire median daily rate £370 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.17% +30.91%
10th Percentile £153 £250 £263
90th Percentile £521 £488 £503
South West median daily rate £313 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -8.09% +4.62% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.91% +57.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £23.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £31.25 £18.75
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +43.64% +25.00% +25.71%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 183 297 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 13.65% 23.40% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 181 137
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% -2.19%
10th Percentile £203 £250 £223
90th Percentile £591 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £369 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +3.87% -5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £38.50 £44.88 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.21% +220.54% -65.43%
10th Percentile £12.96 £16.55 £11.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £76.75 £35.65
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% +49.33%

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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 -5 10 £263 -28.57% 1
Corsham - 9 £398 - 1
Salisbury -2 5 £403 +7.33%
Chippenham -5 1 £538 +115.00%
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 26 (89.66%) WAN
2 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) VPN
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco
9 5 (17.24%) Wireless
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Juniper
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) VoIP
9 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) VMware
10 4 (13.79%) Network Design
10 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) DNS
10 4 (13.79%) Project Management
10 4 (13.79%) Internet
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (10.34%) Network Management
11 3 (10.34%) Demand Management
11 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
11 3 (10.34%) DevOps
11 3 (10.34%) Data Centre

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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) WAN
2 10 (34.48%) VPN
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.24%) VoIP
5 5 (17.24%) Wireless
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) Internet
7 3 (10.34%) Broadband
7 3 (10.34%) ISDN
7 3 (10.34%) SAN
7 3 (10.34%) VLAN
8 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.90%) WLAN
9 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (6.90%) Military
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Network Design
1 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (10.34%) Demand Management
2 3 (10.34%) DevOps
2 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Network Management
2 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Contract Management
3 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Software Licensing
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (6.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.45%) Aruba
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Gemalto
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) Meraki
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) SAP