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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.06% - 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.06 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +25.37%
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
52 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.29% 26.57% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 4
Average daily rate £356 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.40% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £203 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £508 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £26.75 £9.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Network Design
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) Service Management
5 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (31.25%) McAfee
6 5 (31.25%) Juniper
6 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (31.25%) Network Management
6 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
7 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (25.00%) F5
7 4 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Junos
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) HACMP
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Network Design
2 7 (43.75%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (31.25%) Network Management
4 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
5 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (25.00%) vSphere
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) GPFS
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) McAfee
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
2 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (25.00%) TippingPoint
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) Crossbeam
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