The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing LAN 38 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.16% 0.77% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.62% 7.84% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 10
Median daily rate £375 £347 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +25.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £341 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £291
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- +23.45%
LAN
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
279 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.56% 9.85% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 32 36
Median daily rate £285 £300 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +153.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £10.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for LAN.

1 38 (82.61%) WAN
2 24 (52.17%) Security Cleared
3 22 (47.83%) Firewall
4 21 (45.65%) SC Cleared
5 18 (39.13%) VPN
6 17 (36.96%) Service Management
7 16 (34.78%) Unix
7 16 (34.78%) IBM
8 15 (32.61%) Middleware
9 14 (30.43%) HACMP
9 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (30.43%) IBM AIX Certification
9 14 (30.43%) Red Hat
9 14 (30.43%) AIX
9 14 (30.43%) Solaris
9 14 (30.43%) GPFS
10 13 (28.26%) Open Source
10 13 (28.26%) High Availability
10 13 (28.26%) Network Design
10 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
11 11 (23.91%) Six Sigma
11 11 (23.91%) Workflow
11 11 (23.91%) ITIL
11 11 (23.91%) Lean Six Sigma
11 11 (23.91%) ITIL V3
11 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
12 10 (21.74%) Degree
12 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (21.74%) CCNP
13 9 (19.57%) Office Automation

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) WAN
2 22 (47.83%) Firewall
3 18 (39.13%) VPN
4 5 (10.87%) WLAN
5 3 (6.52%) Wireless
6 2 (4.35%) MPLS
7 1 (2.17%) BGP
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.17%) FWSM
7 1 (2.17%) ISDN
7 1 (2.17%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) OpenScape
7 1 (2.17%) OSPF
7 1 (2.17%) PSTN
7 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) Star Schema
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Architect
1 13 (28.26%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.70%) AIX Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Unix Support
6 2 (4.35%) Unix Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) ArcSight Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Firewall Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) HACMP
2 8 (17.39%) Private Cloud
3 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Informatics
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Unix
2 14 (30.43%) AIX
2 14 (30.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Service Management
2 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
3 13 (28.26%) High Availability
3 13 (28.26%) Network Design
3 13 (28.26%) Open Source
4 11 (23.91%) ITIL
4 11 (23.91%) ITIL V3
4 11 (23.91%) Lean Six Sigma
4 11 (23.91%) Six Sigma
4 11 (23.91%) Workflow
5 9 (19.57%) Office Automation
6 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.17%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.17%) Line Management
8 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (45.65%) SC Cleared
3 14 (30.43%) IBM AIX Certification
4 10 (21.74%) CCNP
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (21.74%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) CCIE
7 1 (2.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) GPFS
2 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) IBM
2 14 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.17%) Avaya
6 1 (2.17%) BT
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) F5
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) NICE Systems
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds