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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.37% - 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.25% - 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 3
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£400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £17.29 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.94%
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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
64 7 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.97% 5.00% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 6 25
Average daily rate £348 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (62.50%) Service Management
3 18 (56.25%) Firewall
3 18 (56.25%) Network Design
4 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) Cisco
5 13 (40.63%) DNS
6 12 (37.50%) SAN
7 11 (34.38%) Service Delivery
7 11 (34.38%) MS Office
7 11 (34.38%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (34.38%) WhatsUp Gold
7 11 (34.38%) Network Management
7 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
8 10 (31.25%) QA
8 10 (31.25%) F5
8 10 (31.25%) Juniper
8 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
9 9 (28.13%) McAfee
9 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (28.13%) HP
9 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
9 9 (28.13%) Windows
9 9 (28.13%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (25.00%) Open Source
10 8 (25.00%) Network Security
10 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (56.25%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) DNS
4 12 (37.50%) SAN
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (25.00%) Network Security
6 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (25.00%) VPN
6 8 (25.00%) SSL
7 7 (21.88%) Junos
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.63%) DHCP
9 2 (6.25%) DSL
9 2 (6.25%) MPLS
10 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Open Source
1 8 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
3 3 (9.38%) HACMP
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
1 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (25.00%) AIX
2 8 (25.00%) Solaris
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) HPUX
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Service Management
2 18 (56.25%) Network Design
3 11 (34.38%) Service Delivery
3 11 (34.38%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (34.38%) Network Management
3 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
4 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
5 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
7 6 (18.75%) Time Management
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
12 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
12 1 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
12 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
12 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
2 7 (21.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) vSphere
1 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
3 4 (12.50%) KVM
3 4 (12.50%) RHEV
4 3 (9.38%) GPFS
5 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) F5
2 10 (31.25%) Juniper
2 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 9 (28.13%) McAfee
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (21.88%) EMC
5 7 (21.88%) 3PAR
5 7 (21.88%) TippingPoint
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) VMware
7 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.38%) Crossbeam
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
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