Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 55 69
Rank change year-on-year -36 +14 -27
Contract jobs citing LAN 26 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.40% 2.92% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.90% 19.10% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 14
Wiltshire median daily rate £393 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £212 £218 £153
90th Percentile £522 £488 £521
South West median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.63% -50.91%
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +162.86% -55.70% +43.64%

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 329 199 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.66% 15.31% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 117 107
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £177 £262 £204
90th Percentile £590 £615 £590
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +10.67% +1.35% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 8
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +17.48% -20.33%
10th Percentile £21.64 £17.50 £12.94
90th Percentile £49.90 £47.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +16.79%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 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
Salisbury -6 6 £238 -44.12% 6
Swindon -16 5 £500 +5.26%
Corsham -25 4 £273 -22.14%
Malmesbury - 2 £461 - 1
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (42.31%) Firewall
5 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
6 9 (34.62%) Riverbed
6 9 (34.62%) F5
6 9 (34.62%) CCNA
6 9 (34.62%) SLA
6 9 (34.62%) VPN
7 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 8 (30.77%) WLAN
7 8 (30.77%) CCNP
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (26.92%) VLAN
8 7 (26.92%) OSPF
8 7 (26.92%) McAfee
8 7 (26.92%) BGP
8 7 (26.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (26.92%) Publishing
9 6 (23.08%) Service Management
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
9 6 (23.08%) HSRP
10 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management

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 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) VPN
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (30.77%) WLAN
5 7 (26.92%) BGP
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (26.92%) OSPF
5 7 (26.92%) VLAN
6 6 (23.08%) HSRP
6 6 (23.08%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (19.23%) RIP
8 4 (15.38%) MPLS
9 3 (11.54%) VoIP
10 2 (7.69%) Network Security
10 2 (7.69%) NX-OS
10 2 (7.69%) Skype
10 2 (7.69%) Wireless
11 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (26.92%) Publishing
3 5 (19.23%) Public Sector
4 3 (11.54%) Electronics
4 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
2 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
3 5 (19.23%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) ArchiMate
6 2 (7.69%) Presales
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) CCNA
3 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) CCNP
5 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (11.54%) CCIE
8 1 (3.85%) CCDP
8 1 (3.85%) CCSA
8 1 (3.85%) CCSE
8 1 (3.85%) Degree
8 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
8 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (7.69%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) F5
2 9 (34.62%) Riverbed
3 7 (26.92%) McAfee
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) SAP
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.85%) Aruba
7 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.85%) CA
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.85%) Meraki
7 1 (3.85%) Micro Focus
7 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) VMware