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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.39% - 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.75% - 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£436 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +2.77%
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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
80 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.90% 13.66% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 17
Average daily rate £413 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.26% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £287 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +161.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
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 19 December 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 27 (100.00%) WAN
2 19 (70.37%) Network Design
3 13 (48.15%) Service Management
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
5 10 (37.04%) Service Delivery
6 9 (33.33%) DNS
6 9 (33.33%) Juniper
6 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 9 (33.33%) MS Office
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 9 (33.33%) QA
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
6 9 (33.33%) Network Management
6 9 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (29.63%) F5
7 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (29.63%) SSL
7 8 (29.63%) McAfee
8 7 (25.93%) SAN
8 7 (25.93%) HP
8 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (29.63%) SSL
5 7 (25.93%) SAN
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security
7 5 (18.52%) Junos
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (11.11%) VPN
9 2 (7.41%) MPLS
9 2 (7.41%) DSL
10 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (3.70%) DHCP
10 1 (3.70%) SMS
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) HACMP
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) AIX
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Network Design
2 13 (48.15%) Service Management
3 10 (37.04%) Service Delivery
4 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 9 (33.33%) Network Management
4 9 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (29.63%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
7 5 (18.52%) Time Management
8 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
10 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (7.41%) Workflow
10 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
11 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
11 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
11 1 (3.70%) Change Data Capture
11 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
2 6 (22.22%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (22.22%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) GPFS
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) KVM
4 1 (3.70%) RHEV
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (14.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Juniper
2 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (29.63%) F5
3 8 (29.63%) McAfee
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) TippingPoint
5 6 (22.22%) 3PAR
5 6 (22.22%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
7 2 (7.41%) Crossbeam
7 2 (7.41%) IBM
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.70%) VMware
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) Lotus
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle