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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / North East
Rank 56 68 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing LAN 33 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.37% 1.01% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.87% 7.26% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 7
Median daily rate £375 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £378 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £398 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.75 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -7.44%

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
208 124 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.27% 13.87% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 61 62
Median daily rate £325 £450 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £295 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 0 25 £400 +3.29% 1
Durham - 8 £363 - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 North East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 47 (75.81%) WAN
2 45 (72.58%) Network Design
3 30 (48.39%) Security Cleared
4 29 (46.77%) Cisco
5 27 (43.55%) SC Cleared
6 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
7 24 (38.71%) Data Centre
8 23 (37.10%) Windows
9 22 (35.48%) Firewall
9 22 (35.48%) Degree
10 21 (33.87%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 20 (32.26%) CheckPoint
11 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (32.26%) Private Cloud
12 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
12 19 (30.65%) HP
12 19 (30.65%) Juniper
12 19 (30.65%) Wireless
12 19 (30.65%) Matrix Organization
13 18 (29.03%) CCNP
13 18 (29.03%) CCSE
14 17 (27.42%) Riverbed
14 17 (27.42%) F5
14 17 (27.42%) ITIL
15 16 (25.81%) CCIE
15 16 (25.81%) Office Automation
15 16 (25.81%) JNCIA
16 15 (24.19%) CCSA
16 15 (24.19%) Service Management
17 14 (22.58%) BIG-IP

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 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (75.81%) WAN
2 22 (35.48%) Firewall
3 19 (30.65%) Wireless
4 14 (22.58%) BIG-IP
5 9 (14.52%) VPN
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (9.68%) DHCP
6 6 (9.68%) DNS
6 6 (9.68%) Skype
7 5 (8.06%) SSL
7 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.23%) LDAP
8 2 (3.23%) PBX
9 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Architect
2 21 (33.87%) Network Engineer
3 18 (29.03%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (27.42%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Support
7 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Installations Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) IT Services Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Network Architect
9 1 (1.61%) Network Specialist
9 1 (1.61%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 20 (32.26%) Private Cloud
3 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) Solaris
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Network Design
2 21 (33.87%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 19 (30.65%) Matrix Organization
4 17 (27.42%) ITIL
5 16 (25.81%) Office Automation
6 15 (24.19%) Service Management
7 13 (20.97%) ITSM
8 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.84%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.84%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.23%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.61%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.61%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 27 (43.55%) SC Cleared
3 22 (35.48%) Degree
4 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (29.03%) CCNP
5 18 (29.03%) CCSE
6 16 (25.81%) CCIE
6 16 (25.81%) JNCIA
7 15 (24.19%) CCSA
8 13 (20.97%) CCDP
8 13 (20.97%) CCIP
8 13 (20.97%) JNCIE
9 11 (17.74%) HP ASE
9 11 (17.74%) HP MASE
10 5 (8.06%) CCNA
10 5 (8.06%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (4.84%) BICSI Certification
11 3 (4.84%) BICSI RCDD
11 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Cisco
2 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.26%) CheckPoint
4 19 (30.65%) HP
4 19 (30.65%) Juniper
5 17 (27.42%) F5
5 17 (27.42%) Riverbed
6 14 (22.58%) Aruba
6 14 (22.58%) Fortinet
7 7 (11.29%) VMware
8 4 (6.45%) Lotus
8 4 (6.45%) Symantec
9 2 (3.23%) Citrix
9 2 (3.23%) EMC
9 2 (3.23%) Mitel
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle
9 2 (3.23%) Sun
10 1 (1.61%) Avaya
10 1 (1.61%) Nortel
10 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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