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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 56 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.70% 1.86% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 15.19% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
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£343 £273 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £299
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +40.62%
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
86 79 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.01% 12.23% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 26
Average daily rate £300 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £368 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 20 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -7 3 £343 +26.04%
Durham - - - - 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (95.24%) WAN
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) Service Management
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) MS Office
5 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (33.33%) F5
6 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) Juniper
6 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (33.33%) McAfee
7 6 (28.57%) Network Design
7 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 6 (28.57%) SAN
7 6 (28.57%) EMC
7 6 (28.57%) TippingPoint
7 6 (28.57%) vSphere
7 6 (28.57%) 3PAR
7 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (23.81%) Junos
8 5 (23.81%) Network Management
8 5 (23.81%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (23.81%) QA
8 5 (23.81%) Network Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) WAN
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) Junos
5 5 (23.81%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) SSL
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
8 2 (9.52%) HTTP
8 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.76%) VoIP
9 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
9 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.52%) HACMP
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Service Management
2 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (28.57%) Network Design
3 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 5 (23.81%) Network Management
5 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 3 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) Workflow
7 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
7 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (4.76%) Information Security
8 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
1 5 (23.81%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) vSphere
1 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) F5
2 7 (33.33%) Juniper
2 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (33.33%) McAfee
3 6 (28.57%) EMC
3 6 (28.57%) TippingPoint
3 6 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
4 4 (19.05%) Crossbeam
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) BT
Darlington, County Durham
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Rate: £300 - £650 per day
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