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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 65 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.42% 4.40% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.56% 31.94% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 2
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£294 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £450 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
136 72 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.83% 13.77% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 51 11
Average daily rate £294 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% -0.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 3 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £30.60 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -37 13 £294 -16.00% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 20 (90.91%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) Juniper
5 10 (45.45%) HP
5 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) TippingPoint
6 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco
7 8 (36.36%) VPN
7 8 (36.36%) Network Security
7 8 (36.36%) F5
7 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
8 7 (31.82%) MS Office
9 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (27.27%) CCNA
9 6 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (22.73%) Junos
10 5 (22.73%) McAfee
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (18.18%) Internet
11 4 (18.18%) EMC
11 4 (18.18%) SAN
11 4 (18.18%) VLAN
11 4 (18.18%) Network Design

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) VPN
3 8 (36.36%) Network Security
4 6 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (22.73%) Junos
5 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) SAN
6 4 (18.18%) Internet
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
7 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
7 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 3 (13.64%) DWDM
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.09%) VoIP
8 2 (9.09%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) NetScreen
8 2 (9.09%) IPsec
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Junior
3 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Deskside Support
3 1 (4.55%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Juniper
2 10 (45.45%) HP
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (40.91%) TippingPoint
4 8 (36.36%) F5
5 5 (22.73%) McAfee
6 4 (18.18%) Riverbed
6 4 (18.18%) Crossbeam
6 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 4 (18.18%) EMC
7 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
8 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 2 (9.09%) Aruba
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) Remedy
9 1 (4.55%) Lotus
9 1 (4.55%) Apple
9 1 (4.55%) BT
9 1 (4.55%) VMware
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