The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 80 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.03% 1.24% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 7.20% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 12
Median daily rate £410 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.81 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.25% -11.25%
LAN
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
276 125 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.38% 17.29% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 66 64
Median daily rate £330 £450 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +28.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £536 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
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 Tyne and Wear

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 22 £410 +5.80%
LAN
North East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LAN.

1 45 (90.00%) WAN
2 37 (74.00%) Network Design
3 29 (58.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 28 (56.00%) Private Cloud
5 27 (54.00%) Relational Database
5 27 (54.00%) Matrix Organization
6 25 (50.00%) Office Automation
7 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
8 21 (42.00%) Data Centre
9 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
10 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
10 18 (36.00%) Windows
11 15 (30.00%) Degree
12 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (16.00%) Unix
13 8 (16.00%) VPN
13 8 (16.00%) Service Management
14 7 (14.00%) Solaris
14 7 (14.00%) HP
15 6 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
16 5 (10.00%) Firewall
16 5 (10.00%) Kerberos
16 5 (10.00%) Middleware
16 5 (10.00%) LDAP
16 5 (10.00%) ITIL
16 5 (10.00%) Cisco
16 5 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
17 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
17 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
17 4 (8.00%) Sun

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 45 (90.00%) WAN
2 8 (16.00%) VPN
3 5 (10.00%) Firewall
3 5 (10.00%) Kerberos
3 5 (10.00%) LDAP
4 4 (8.00%) Wireless
5 3 (6.00%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.00%) DHCP
7 1 (2.00%) DNS
7 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.00%) IPsec
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (54.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Architect
2 27 (54.00%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (36.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (28.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) DBA
7 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.00%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Network Support
7 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Unix DBA
7 1 (2.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (56.00%) Private Cloud
2 21 (42.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) CLARiiON
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Unix
3 7 (14.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) Network Design
2 29 (58.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 27 (54.00%) Matrix Organization
4 25 (50.00%) Office Automation
5 8 (16.00%) Service Management
6 6 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.00%) Project Management
10 2 (4.00%) ITSM
11 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (30.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) CCNP
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.00%) BICSI Certification
5 3 (6.00%) BICSI RCDD
5 3 (6.00%) CCIE
5 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.00%) CCDP
6 2 (4.00%) CCIP
6 2 (4.00%) CCSA
6 2 (4.00%) CCSE
6 2 (4.00%) HP ASE
6 2 (4.00%) HP MASE
6 2 (4.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) HP
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (8.00%) EMC
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Sun
5 3 (6.00%) Aruba
5 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.00%) F5
5 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds