The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 46 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing LAN 28 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.22% 2.76% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 23.68% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 1
Median daily rate £398 £286 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.31% +84.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.99 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -29.53% -6.52%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 98 76 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.28% 11.67% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 38 26
Median daily rate £375 £270 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.88% -18.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £197 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £403 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.29 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for LAN.

1 46 (92.00%) WAN
2 42 (84.00%) Network Design
3 33 (66.00%) Security Cleared
4 30 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 26 (52.00%) Data Centre
6 25 (50.00%) Cisco
6 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (50.00%) HP
7 23 (46.00%) Wireless
7 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (46.00%) CCNP
7 23 (46.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 23 (46.00%) Private Cloud
8 22 (44.00%) Relational Database
8 22 (44.00%) Riverbed
8 22 (44.00%) F5
8 22 (44.00%) ITIL
8 22 (44.00%) Windows
9 21 (42.00%) CCIE
9 21 (42.00%) Matrix Organization
9 21 (42.00%) JNCIA
10 20 (40.00%) CCSA
10 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
10 20 (40.00%) Firewall
11 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
11 19 (38.00%) Juniper
11 19 (38.00%) Degree
11 19 (38.00%) Fortinet
11 19 (38.00%) Office Automation
11 19 (38.00%) FortiGate

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (92.00%) WAN
2 23 (46.00%) Wireless
3 20 (40.00%) Firewall
4 16 (32.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Architect
2 23 (46.00%) Network Engineer
3 20 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (32.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 26 (52.00%) Data Centre
2 23 (46.00%) Private Cloud
3 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Network Design
2 23 (46.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 22 (44.00%) ITIL
4 21 (42.00%) Matrix Organization
5 19 (38.00%) Office Automation
6 18 (36.00%) ITSM
6 18 (36.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.00%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 33 (66.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (46.00%) CCNP
3 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (42.00%) CCIE
4 21 (42.00%) JNCIA
5 20 (40.00%) CCSA
6 19 (38.00%) Degree
7 18 (36.00%) CCDP
7 18 (36.00%) CCIP
7 18 (36.00%) CCSE
7 18 (36.00%) JNCIE
8 13 (26.00%) HP ASE
8 13 (26.00%) HP MASE
9 3 (6.00%) CCNA
10 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (2.00%) BICSI Certification
11 1 (2.00%) BICSI RCDD
11 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Cisco
1 25 (50.00%) HP
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) F5
2 22 (44.00%) Riverbed
3 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 19 (38.00%) Fortinet
4 19 (38.00%) Juniper
5 16 (32.00%) Aruba
6 3 (6.00%) ProCurve
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago