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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 49 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing LAN 31 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.59% 1.81% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.66% 13.64% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 3
Median daily rate £398 £286 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.31% -32.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £327 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -13.63%

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
131 88 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.38% 13.25% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 48 26
Median daily rate £345 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £270 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 52 (94.55%) WAN
2 48 (87.27%) Network Design
3 35 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 33 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 31 (56.36%) SC Cleared
6 28 (50.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 27 (49.09%) Private Cloud
7 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
7 27 (49.09%) Windows
8 26 (47.27%) Relational Database
9 25 (45.45%) Matrix Organization
10 23 (41.82%) Wireless
10 23 (41.82%) CCNP
10 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (40.00%) HP
11 22 (40.00%) Cisco
11 22 (40.00%) F5
11 22 (40.00%) Office Automation
11 22 (40.00%) Riverbed
12 21 (38.18%) JNCIA
12 21 (38.18%) Degree
12 21 (38.18%) CCIE
12 21 (38.18%) ITIL
13 20 (36.36%) CCSA
13 20 (36.36%) Firewall
13 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
13 20 (36.36%) CheckPoint
14 19 (34.55%) Juniper
14 19 (34.55%) Fortinet
14 19 (34.55%) FortiGate

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:

Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 52 (94.55%) WAN
2 23 (41.82%) Wireless
3 20 (36.36%) Firewall
4 16 (29.09%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Architect
2 24 (43.64%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (38.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 20 (36.36%) Network Engineer
5 17 (30.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Support
7 2 (3.64%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Network Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Network Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 27 (49.09%) Private Cloud
3 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Network Design
2 28 (50.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 25 (45.45%) Matrix Organization
4 22 (40.00%) Office Automation
5 21 (38.18%) ITIL
6 18 (32.73%) ITSM
6 18 (32.73%) Service Management
7 6 (10.91%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.45%) Project Management
10 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.82%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 31 (56.36%) SC Cleared
3 23 (41.82%) CCNP
3 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (38.18%) CCIE
4 21 (38.18%) Degree
4 21 (38.18%) JNCIA
5 20 (36.36%) CCSA
6 18 (32.73%) CCDP
6 18 (32.73%) CCIP
6 18 (32.73%) CCSE
6 18 (32.73%) JNCIE
7 13 (23.64%) HP ASE
7 13 (23.64%) HP MASE
8 3 (5.45%) BICSI Certification
8 3 (5.45%) BICSI RCDD
8 3 (5.45%) CCNA
8 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.00%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) F5
2 22 (40.00%) HP
2 22 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 20 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 19 (34.55%) Fortinet
4 19 (34.55%) Juniper
5 16 (29.09%) Aruba