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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 79 51 28
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Contract jobs citing LAN 42 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.10% 1.67% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 10.31% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 14
Median daily rate £411 £343 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.66% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £282 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £381 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +20.00%
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
569 97 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.99% 16.19% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 47 39
Median daily rate £295 £275 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £241 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £348 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 15 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 57 (87.69%) WAN
2 34 (52.31%) Security Cleared
3 29 (44.62%) SC Cleared
4 25 (38.46%) Network Design
4 25 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
5 24 (36.92%) Firewall
5 24 (36.92%) VPN
6 23 (35.38%) Unix
6 23 (35.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 23 (35.38%) Relational Database
7 21 (32.31%) Service Management
8 20 (30.77%) Private Cloud
8 20 (30.77%) Office Automation
9 19 (29.23%) Solaris
10 18 (27.69%) IBM
10 18 (27.69%) Middleware
11 17 (26.15%) Degree
12 15 (23.08%) GPFS
12 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
12 15 (23.08%) HACMP
12 15 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (23.08%) IBM AIX Certification
12 15 (23.08%) AIX
13 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 13 (20.00%) Open Source
13 13 (20.00%) High Availability
13 13 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (16.92%) Lean Six Sigma
14 11 (16.92%) ITIL V3
14 11 (16.92%) Six Sigma

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 57 (87.69%) WAN
2 24 (36.92%) Firewall
2 24 (36.92%) VPN
3 5 (7.69%) WLAN
4 3 (4.62%) Wireless
5 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.08%) LDAP
5 2 (3.08%) Network Security
6 1 (1.54%) BGP
6 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) ISDN
6 1 (1.54%) MPLS
6 1 (1.54%) NAS
6 1 (1.54%) OpenScape
6 1 (1.54%) OSPF
6 1 (1.54%) PSTN
6 1 (1.54%) Softphone
6 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Architect
2 23 (35.38%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (29.23%) Unix Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.15%) AIX Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) AIX Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) AIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Solaris Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Unix Support
8 2 (3.08%) Unix Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Private Cloud
2 15 (23.08%) HACMP
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.54%) Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) IVR
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Unix
2 19 (29.23%) Solaris
3 15 (23.08%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
1 25 (38.46%) Network Design
2 23 (35.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 21 (32.31%) Service Management
4 20 (30.77%) Office Automation
5 15 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 13 (20.00%) High Availability
6 13 (20.00%) Open Source
6 13 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (16.92%) ITIL
7 11 (16.92%) ITIL V3
7 11 (16.92%) Lean Six Sigma
7 11 (16.92%) Six Sigma
7 11 (16.92%) Workflow
8 2 (3.08%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 34 (52.31%) Security Cleared
2 29 (44.62%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.15%) Degree
4 15 (23.08%) IBM AIX Certification
5 11 (16.92%) CCNP
5 11 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.62%) CCNA
7 2 (3.08%) CCIE
8 1 (1.54%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) GPFS
2 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) IBM
2 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.23%) Cisco
4 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.08%) CA
5 2 (3.08%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.54%) Avaya
6 1 (1.54%) BT
6 1 (1.54%) Dell
6 1 (1.54%) EMC
6 1 (1.54%) F5
6 1 (1.54%) Juniper
6 1 (1.54%) NICE Systems
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.54%) Sun
6 1 (1.54%) VMware