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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 53 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing LAN 32 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.47% 2.46% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.70% 18.48% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 6
Median daily rate £395 £283 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.69% -32.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £319 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.18%

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
135 92 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.85% 13.33% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 51 47
Median daily rate £338 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 32 £395 +39.69% 1
LAN
North East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LAN.

1 53 (89.83%) WAN
2 51 (86.44%) Network Design
3 38 (64.41%) Security Cleared
4 34 (57.63%) SC Cleared
5 33 (55.93%) Data Centre
6 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
7 28 (47.46%) Private Cloud
7 28 (47.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 27 (45.76%) Windows
9 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
10 25 (42.37%) Cisco
10 25 (42.37%) HP
10 25 (42.37%) Matrix Organization
11 23 (38.98%) Wireless
11 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (38.98%) CCNP
11 23 (38.98%) ITIL
12 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
12 22 (37.29%) Office Automation
12 22 (37.29%) Riverbed
12 22 (37.29%) F5
13 21 (35.59%) Degree
13 21 (35.59%) JNCIA
13 21 (35.59%) Firewall
13 21 (35.59%) CCIE
14 20 (33.90%) CCSA
14 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
15 19 (32.20%) Juniper
15 19 (32.20%) Fortinet
15 19 (32.20%) FortiGate

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 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 53 (89.83%) WAN
2 23 (38.98%) Wireless
3 21 (35.59%) Firewall
4 16 (27.12%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Architect
2 24 (40.68%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (37.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 22 (37.29%) Network Engineer
4 17 (28.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Network Support
7 2 (3.39%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (1.69%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Network Architect
8 1 (1.69%) Network Specialist
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (55.93%) Data Centre
2 28 (47.46%) Private Cloud
3 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Network Design
2 28 (47.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 25 (42.37%) Matrix Organization
4 23 (38.98%) ITIL
5 22 (37.29%) Office Automation
6 18 (30.51%) ITSM
6 18 (30.51%) Service Management
7 6 (10.17%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.08%) Project Management
10 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (1.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (64.41%) Security Cleared
2 34 (57.63%) SC Cleared
3 23 (38.98%) CCNP
3 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (35.59%) CCIE
4 21 (35.59%) Degree
4 21 (35.59%) JNCIA
5 20 (33.90%) CCSA
6 18 (30.51%) CCDP
6 18 (30.51%) CCIP
6 18 (30.51%) CCSE
6 18 (30.51%) JNCIE
7 13 (22.03%) HP ASE
7 13 (22.03%) HP MASE
8 3 (5.08%) BICSI Certification
8 3 (5.08%) BICSI RCDD
8 3 (5.08%) CCNA
8 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 25 (42.37%) Cisco
2 25 (42.37%) HP
3 22 (37.29%) F5
3 22 (37.29%) Riverbed
4 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
5 19 (32.20%) Fortinet
5 19 (32.20%) Juniper
6 16 (27.12%) Aruba
7 2 (3.39%) ProCurve