The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 71 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing LAN 34 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.69% 0.93% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.53% 5.84% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 13
Median daily rate £403 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £26.75 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.72%
LAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
295 154 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.38% 15.99% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 84 89
Median daily rate £330 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.70 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the North East region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in the North East

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the North East region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the North East region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 22 £410 +5.80%
Durham - 12 £363 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 49 (76.56%) WAN
2 41 (64.06%) Network Design
3 29 (45.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 28 (43.75%) Private Cloud
5 27 (42.19%) Relational Database
5 27 (42.19%) Matrix Organization
6 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 25 (39.06%) Office Automation
8 23 (35.94%) Windows
9 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
10 21 (32.81%) Data Centre
11 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
12 18 (28.13%) Degree
13 16 (25.00%) Cisco
14 14 (21.88%) VPN
15 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
16 10 (15.63%) Firewall
17 8 (12.50%) Service Management
17 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
18 7 (10.94%) HP
18 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
18 7 (10.94%) DNS
18 7 (10.94%) DHCP
18 7 (10.94%) Solaris
18 7 (10.94%) Unix
18 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
18 7 (10.94%) VMware
19 6 (9.38%) CCSE
19 6 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
19 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (76.56%) WAN
2 14 (21.88%) VPN
3 10 (15.63%) Firewall
4 7 (10.94%) DHCP
4 7 (10.94%) DNS
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (9.38%) Skype
6 5 (7.81%) Kerberos
6 5 (7.81%) LDAP
6 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.81%) Wireless
7 4 (6.25%) SSL
8 3 (4.69%) BIG-IP
8 3 (4.69%) PBX
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.56%) IPsec
9 1 (1.56%) Network Security
9 1 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.19%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Architect
2 27 (42.19%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (28.13%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (21.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Designer
10 1 (1.56%) Installations Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) IT Services Manager
10 1 (1.56%) Network Specialist
10 1 (1.56%) Network Support
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Service Desk Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Service Manager
10 1 (1.56%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) Private Cloud
2 21 (32.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Solaris
2 7 (10.94%) Unix
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) Network Design
2 29 (45.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 27 (42.19%) Matrix Organization
4 25 (39.06%) Office Automation
5 8 (12.50%) Service Management
6 6 (9.38%) ITIL
6 6 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.69%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.69%) Project Management
9 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.13%) ITSM
9 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 18 (28.13%) Degree
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.38%) CCSE
6 5 (7.81%) CCNP
7 4 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (4.69%) BICSI Certification
8 3 (4.69%) BICSI RCDD
8 3 (4.69%) CCDP
8 3 (4.69%) CCIE
8 3 (4.69%) CCNA
8 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.13%) HP ASE
9 2 (3.13%) HP MASE
9 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
3 7 (10.94%) HP
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Juniper
5 4 (6.25%) EMC
5 4 (6.25%) Lotus
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) Sun
5 4 (6.25%) Symantec
6 3 (4.69%) Aruba
6 3 (4.69%) F5
6 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix
7 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.13%) Mitel
7 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Nortel
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