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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.29% 3.83% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.09% 35.90% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.98 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -12.72%
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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
141 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.19% 10.66% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 25 7
Average daily rate £488 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +155.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.50 £10.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 10 (55.56%) HP
4 10 (55.56%) Juniper
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco
5 8 (44.44%) F5
6 7 (38.89%) TippingPoint
6 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
6 7 (38.89%) VPN
6 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
7 6 (33.33%) Network Security
7 6 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (27.78%) HP Helion
8 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
8 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
8 5 (27.78%) Network Design
8 5 (27.78%) VLAN
8 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
8 5 (27.78%) DWDM
9 4 (22.22%) Internet
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (16.67%) McAfee
10 3 (16.67%) SAN
10 3 (16.67%) CCNP
10 3 (16.67%) CCNA
10 3 (16.67%) MS Office
10 3 (16.67%) Windows

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
3 7 (38.89%) VPN
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
4 6 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (27.78%) VLAN
5 5 (27.78%) DWDM
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (16.67%) Junos
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (11.11%) IPsec
8 2 (11.11%) BGP
8 2 (11.11%) NetScreen
8 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.56%) WLAN
9 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Network Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Network Implementation Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Junior
2 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
1 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) BCP
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) HP
1 10 (55.56%) Juniper
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) F5
3 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) TippingPoint
4 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
5 3 (16.67%) Crossbeam
5 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 3 (16.67%) McAfee
6 2 (11.11%) Remedy
6 2 (11.11%) Aruba
6 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Dell