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 24 June 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 81 47
Rank change year-on-year +59 -34  
Contract jobs citing LAN 22 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.45% 3.23% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.50% 7.92% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 6
Median daily rate £475 £416 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.18% +21.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £279 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £443 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.61% +23.80%  

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 80 543 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.46% 40.74% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 343 43
Median daily rate £350 £295 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +7.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £423 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 42 12
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.92% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.99 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.09 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 48 (94.12%) WAN
2 38 (74.51%) Network Design
3 34 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 31 (60.78%) ITIL
5 30 (58.82%) Service Management
6 28 (54.90%) Cisco
7 26 (50.98%) Firewall
7 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
8 25 (49.02%) Wireless
9 24 (47.06%) CCNP
9 24 (47.06%) HP
9 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (47.06%) Juniper
9 24 (47.06%) CheckPoint
9 24 (47.06%) F5
9 24 (47.06%) FortiGate
10 23 (45.10%) Riverbed
11 22 (43.14%) CCIE
11 22 (43.14%) JNCIA
11 22 (43.14%) Fortinet
12 21 (41.18%) CCSA
13 20 (39.22%) ITSM
13 20 (39.22%) CCSE
13 20 (39.22%) CCDP
13 20 (39.22%) CCIP
13 20 (39.22%) JNCIE
14 19 (37.25%) Degree
15 17 (33.33%) BIG-IP
16 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
17 14 (27.45%) HP ASE

LAN
Co-occurring 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 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (94.12%) WAN
2 26 (50.98%) Firewall
3 25 (49.02%) Wireless
4 17 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 9 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.92%) BGP
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.92%) Network Security
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.96%) NX-OS
9 1 (1.96%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.96%) TACACS
9 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.96%) Telepresence
9 1 (1.96%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 23 (45.10%) Architect
3 16 (31.37%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Design Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Build Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 12 (23.53%) Private Cloud
3 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Network Design
2 31 (60.78%) ITIL
3 30 (58.82%) Service Management
4 20 (39.22%) ITSM
5 10 (19.61%) ITIL V3
5 10 (19.61%) Network Architecture
5 10 (19.61%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 8 (15.69%) BCP
6 8 (15.69%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (15.69%) Office Automation
6 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) Validation
9 2 (3.92%) High Availability
9 2 (3.92%) Network Management
10 1 (1.96%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
3 24 (47.06%) CCNP
3 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (43.14%) CCIE
4 22 (43.14%) JNCIA
5 21 (41.18%) CCSA
6 20 (39.22%) CCDP
6 20 (39.22%) CCIP
6 20 (39.22%) CCSE
6 20 (39.22%) JNCIE
7 19 (37.25%) Degree
8 14 (27.45%) HP ASE
8 14 (27.45%) HP MASE
9 9 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
11 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (3.92%) CCNA
12 1 (1.96%) CCIE Security
12 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (47.06%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.96%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Cisco
2 24 (47.06%) CheckPoint
2 24 (47.06%) F5
2 24 (47.06%) HP
2 24 (47.06%) Juniper
3 23 (45.10%) Riverbed
4 22 (43.14%) Fortinet
5 13 (25.49%) Aruba
5 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.80%) TippingPoint
7 3 (5.88%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.96%) Crossbeam
8 1 (1.96%) McAfee
8 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.96%) VMware