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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.46% 3.02% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 28.26% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Average daily rate
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£347 £282 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.58% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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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
68 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.43% 10.70% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 15
Average daily rate £300 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £378 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £10.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) TippingPoint
4 7 (58.33%) Juniper
4 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Network Security
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) Internet
7 4 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (25.00%) Junos
8 3 (25.00%) F5
8 3 (25.00%) McAfee
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) MS Office
8 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (25.00%) Crossbeam
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (16.67%) Network Design
9 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL
9 2 (16.67%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) EMC
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (25.00%) Junos
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Implementation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) TippingPoint
1 7 (58.33%) Juniper
1 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (25.00%) F5
3 3 (25.00%) McAfee
3 3 (25.00%) Crossbeam
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) 3PAR