Period
to 16 August 2018

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 6 months to 16 August 2018 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 59 88
Rank change year-on-year -15 +29 -5
Contract jobs citing LAN 19 27 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.04% 3.19% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.16% 12.74% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 48
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £318 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.16% +18.75% +17.84%
10th Percentile £253 £336 £218
90th Percentile £380 £675 £445
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -32.97% +15.63% +17.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £42.50 £17.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.44% -2.71% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £16.68 £16.99
90th Percentile £43.75 £18.63 £20.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +150.00% -6.82% -23.98%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 212 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.06% 25.06% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 168 450
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £325 £347 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.34% +20.17% -16.90%
10th Percentile £226 £208 £205
90th Percentile £475 £528 £425
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £344 £290
% change year-on-year -5.52% +18.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 64
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £30.25 £27.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.04% -3.57% +19.15%
10th Percentile £11.58 £14.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £42.90 £36.35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £21.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year +35.63% -22.32% +23.08%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for LAN.

1 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco
3 13 (68.42%) HP
4 11 (57.89%) Juniper
4 11 (57.89%) ITIL
4 11 (57.89%) Service Management
4 11 (57.89%) McAfee
4 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
4 11 (57.89%) F5
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (52.63%) Network Load Balancing
6 9 (47.37%) Cryptography
6 9 (47.37%) Network Security
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
8 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
8 7 (36.84%) Network Management
8 7 (36.84%) Escalation Management
8 7 (36.84%) Proactive Management
8 7 (36.84%) Decision-Making
9 6 (31.58%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (31.58%) Time Management
9 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (5.26%) FTP
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Support
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) HPUX
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) MVS
3 1 (5.26%) VME
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
1 11 (57.89%) Service Management
2 10 (52.63%) Network Load Balancing
3 9 (47.37%) Cryptography
4 7 (36.84%) Decision-Making
4 7 (36.84%) Escalation Management
4 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
4 7 (36.84%) Network Management
4 7 (36.84%) Proactive Management
5 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
5 6 (31.58%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) ITSM
7 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 4 (21.05%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.26%) GMP
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) Samba
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
1 13 (68.42%) HP
2 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
2 11 (57.89%) F5
2 11 (57.89%) Juniper
2 11 (57.89%) McAfee
3 4 (21.05%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (5.26%) Sun