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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.43% 0.53% 5.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.26% 6.67% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 5
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£400 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £15.50 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £17.29 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.94%
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
76 15 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.64% 7.98% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 7 35
Average daily rate £349 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £400 - 4
Gateshead 0 2 - -
Sunderland - 1 £450 -
LAN
North East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 35 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (60.00%) Service Management
3 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 19 (54.29%) Network Design
4 16 (45.71%) DNS
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco
5 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (37.14%) SAN
6 13 (37.14%) MS Office
7 12 (34.29%) Windows
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (34.29%) WhatsUp Gold
7 12 (34.29%) Incident Management
7 12 (34.29%) Network Management
7 12 (34.29%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (31.43%) F5
8 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
8 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
8 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
8 11 (31.43%) Juniper
9 10 (28.57%) HP
9 10 (28.57%) McAfee
9 10 (28.57%) QA
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (25.71%) Cryptography
10 9 (25.71%) Network Security
10 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Office
2 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) WAN
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 16 (45.71%) DNS
4 13 (37.14%) SAN
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (25.71%) Network Security
6 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (25.71%) SSL
7 8 (22.86%) VPN
7 8 (22.86%) Junos
8 7 (20.00%) DHCP
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.71%) DSL
10 2 (5.71%) MPLS
10 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.71%) SMS
11 1 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Architect
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Network Support
5 1 (2.86%) Network Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Support
5 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Middleware
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Cryptography
2 8 (22.86%) Open Source
3 5 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 5 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 3 (8.57%) HACMP
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
1 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 8 (22.86%) AIX
2 8 (22.86%) Solaris
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) HPUX
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Service Management
2 19 (54.29%) Network Design
3 12 (34.29%) Incident Management
3 12 (34.29%) Network Management
3 12 (34.29%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
5 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
5 9 (25.71%) ITIL
6 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
7 6 (17.14%) Time Management
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (11.43%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
12 1 (2.86%) Lean Six Sigma
12 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
12 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
12 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) C
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
2 8 (22.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (22.86%) vSphere
1 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.43%) KVM
4 4 (11.43%) RHEV
5 3 (8.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) F5
2 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
2 11 (31.43%) Juniper
3 10 (28.57%) HP
3 10 (28.57%) McAfee
4 8 (22.86%) EMC
4 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.86%) 3PAR
4 8 (22.86%) TippingPoint
5 7 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) Citrix
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
8 3 (8.57%) Crossbeam
8 3 (8.57%) IBM
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