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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / North East
Rank 51 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing LAN 36 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.14% 1.97% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.93% 14.53% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 4
Median daily rate £390 £283 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -32.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £235 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £319 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -7.05%

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
157 117 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.07% 13.56% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 65 52
Median daily rate £345 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £527 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 33 £390 +37.93% 2
Durham - 2 £363 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 57 (77.03%) WAN
1 57 (77.03%) Network Design
2 40 (54.05%) Security Cleared
3 36 (48.65%) SC Cleared
3 36 (48.65%) Cisco
3 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 33 (44.59%) Data Centre
5 31 (41.89%) Windows
6 29 (39.19%) Private Cloud
6 29 (39.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 27 (36.49%) Relational Database
7 27 (36.49%) Firewall
8 26 (35.14%) HP
8 26 (35.14%) Matrix Organization
9 25 (33.78%) Degree
9 25 (33.78%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (33.78%) CheckPoint
9 25 (33.78%) ITIL
10 24 (32.43%) Wireless
10 24 (32.43%) Juniper
11 23 (31.08%) CCNP
11 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
11 23 (31.08%) CCSE
12 22 (29.73%) Riverbed
12 22 (29.73%) F5
12 22 (29.73%) Office Automation
13 21 (28.38%) JNCIA
13 21 (28.38%) CCIE
14 20 (27.03%) CCSA
15 19 (25.68%) Fortinet

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 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.05%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (77.03%) WAN
2 27 (36.49%) Firewall
3 24 (32.43%) Wireless
4 16 (21.62%) BIG-IP
5 7 (9.46%) VPN
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.76%) Skype
7 5 (6.76%) SSL
8 4 (5.41%) DHCP
8 4 (5.41%) DNS
8 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.70%) PBX
11 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.49%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Architect
2 29 (39.19%) Network Engineer
3 25 (33.78%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (29.73%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (22.97%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Network Support
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) Infrastructure Support
10 1 (1.35%) Installations Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) IT Services Manager
10 1 (1.35%) Juniper Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.59%) Data Centre
2 29 (39.19%) Private Cloud
3 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.89%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (77.03%) Network Design
2 29 (39.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 26 (35.14%) Matrix Organization
4 25 (33.78%) ITIL
5 22 (29.73%) Office Automation
6 18 (24.32%) ITSM
6 18 (24.32%) Service Management
7 7 (9.46%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.05%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.05%) Project Management
11 2 (2.70%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
12 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (1.35%) Process Improvement
12 1 (1.35%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (54.05%) Security Cleared
2 36 (48.65%) SC Cleared
3 25 (33.78%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (33.78%) Degree
4 23 (31.08%) CCNP
4 23 (31.08%) CCSE
5 21 (28.38%) CCIE
5 21 (28.38%) JNCIA
6 20 (27.03%) CCSA
7 18 (24.32%) CCDP
7 18 (24.32%) CCIP
7 18 (24.32%) JNCIE
8 13 (17.57%) HP ASE
8 13 (17.57%) HP MASE
9 5 (6.76%) CCNA
9 5 (6.76%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (4.05%) BICSI Certification
10 3 (4.05%) BICSI RCDD
10 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (25.68%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Cisco
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (35.14%) HP
3 25 (33.78%) CheckPoint
4 24 (32.43%) Juniper
5 22 (29.73%) F5
5 22 (29.73%) Riverbed
6 19 (25.68%) Fortinet
7 16 (21.62%) Aruba
8 6 (8.11%) VMware
9 3 (4.05%) Lotus
9 3 (4.05%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.05%) Symantec
10 2 (2.70%) Citrix
10 2 (2.70%) Mitel
11 1 (1.35%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (1.35%) Avaya
11 1 (1.35%) Nortel
11 1 (1.35%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds