Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 78 88
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing WAN 23 12 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.62% 1.36% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.85% 5.71% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 48
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £325 £381 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -5.28% +7.33%
10th Percentile £228 £278 £277
90th Percentile £463 £469 £445
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £381 £405
% change year-on-year -14.75% -5.86% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £19.50 - £18.00
10th Percentile £18.75 - £17.00
90th Percentile £20.25 - £19.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £19.50 £9.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +116.67% -50.00% -7.69%

WAN 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 122 210 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.91% 23.76% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 177 388
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -31.58%
10th Percentile £226 £243 £207
90th Percentile £533 £538 £470
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +13.64% +1.54% -30.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 60
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £18.12 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.21% -35.30% +9.80%
10th Percentile £14.93 £10.45 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £32.05 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £15.80 £28.00
% change year-on-year +121.52% -43.57% +12.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

WAN
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 WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 20 (86.96%) LAN
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 14 (60.87%) Service Management
4 13 (56.52%) McAfee
4 13 (56.52%) ITIL
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco
6 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
6 11 (47.83%) HP
6 11 (47.83%) Juniper
6 11 (47.83%) Network Security
6 11 (47.83%) F5
7 10 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (43.48%) Network Load Balancing
7 10 (43.48%) Decision-Making
8 9 (39.13%) Cryptography
8 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
9 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (30.43%) Network Management
10 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
10 7 (30.43%) Proactive Management
10 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (30.43%) Escalation Management
11 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (26.09%) Time Management
12 5 (21.74%) Remedy

WAN
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 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) LAN
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) Network Security
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.35%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) FTP
6 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.35%) OSPF
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Network Support
3 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Handset
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) HPUX
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) MVS
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) VME
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Service Management
2 13 (56.52%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) Decision-Making
3 10 (43.48%) Network Load Balancing
4 9 (39.13%) Cryptography
5 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) Escalation Management
6 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
6 7 (30.43%) Network Management
6 7 (30.43%) Proactive Management
6 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (26.09%) Time Management
8 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) ITSM
8 3 (13.04%) Open Source
8 3 (13.04%) Service Design
9 2 (8.70%) Coaching
9 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.70%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) CCDP
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) JSP 440
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) McAfee
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
3 11 (47.83%) F5
3 11 (47.83%) HP
3 11 (47.83%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) Remedy
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Amdocs
7 2 (8.70%) BT
7 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.35%) BMC
8 1 (4.35%) EMC
8 1 (4.35%) Google
8 1 (4.35%) Ivanti
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) SAP
8 1 (4.35%) VMware