The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 19 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.02% 1.76% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.48% 16.67% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
- -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 18 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.86% 10.59% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 36
Average daily rate £331 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.88% -19.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
LAN
Tyne and Wear

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 28 (87.50%) WAN
2 18 (56.25%) Service Management
3 16 (50.00%) UNIX
3 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (46.88%) Solaris
4 15 (46.88%) VPN
4 15 (46.88%) Firewall
5 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 11 (34.38%) Network Design
6 11 (34.38%) Middleware
6 11 (34.38%) Cisco
7 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 10 (31.25%) AIX
7 10 (31.25%) Oracle
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 10 (31.25%) VMware
7 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (31.25%) Open Source
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) HP
9 8 (25.00%) DNS
9 8 (25.00%) SAN
10 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
10 6 (18.75%) IBM
10 6 (18.75%) C
10 6 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
10 6 (18.75%) Network Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) WAN
2 15 (46.88%) VPN
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 8 (25.00%) DNS
3 8 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (15.63%) DHCP
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.63%) VLAN
5 4 (12.50%) IPsec
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (9.38%) Junos
6 3 (9.38%) Network Security
6 3 (9.38%) SSL
7 2 (6.25%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) 4G
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.13%) 3G
8 1 (3.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Middleware
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.63%) HACMP
2 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
3 4 (12.50%) PKI
4 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) UNIX
2 15 (46.88%) Solaris
3 10 (31.25%) AIX
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) HPUX
5 4 (12.50%) Windows
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Service Management
2 11 (34.38%) Network Design
3 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.75%) Network Management
4 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) GPFS
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
3 4 (12.50%) KVM
3 4 (12.50%) RHEV
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) IBM
5 5 (15.63%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) Splunk
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) Juniper
5 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.50%) McAfee
7 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.38%) Crossbeam
7 3 (9.38%) TippingPoint
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft