Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 70 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27 -10
Contract jobs citing WAN 21 17 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.56% 2.06% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.80% 7.66% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 61
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +15.11%
10th Percentile £244 £331 £270
90th Percentile £468 £475 £445
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +15.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £17.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.97% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £13.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -33.33% -18.75%

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 125 222 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.26% 26.91% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 191 531
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £338 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -25.00%
10th Percentile £202 £208 £206
90th Percentile £500 £525 £457
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £334 £338 £315
% change year-on-year -1.11% +7.14% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 64
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £23.00 £17.99 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.85% -35.75% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.22 £10.45 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.93 £32.05 £36.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.50 £17.24 £28.00
% change year-on-year +65.31% -38.43% +23.08%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 19 (90.48%) LAN
2 17 (80.95%) Firewall
3 14 (66.67%) ITIL
3 14 (66.67%) Service Management
4 13 (61.90%) McAfee
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco
6 11 (52.38%) HP
6 11 (52.38%) Juniper
6 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
6 11 (52.38%) F5
7 10 (47.62%) Network Load Balancing
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (47.62%) Network Security
7 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (47.62%) Decision-Making
8 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 9 (42.86%) Cryptography
9 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
10 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
10 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
10 7 (33.33%) Network Management
10 7 (33.33%) Proactive Management
10 7 (33.33%) Escalation Management
10 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (28.57%) Time Management
12 5 (23.81%) QA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) LAN
2 17 (80.95%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (47.62%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) FTP
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Support
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) LAMP
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Handset
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) MVS
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) VME
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
1 14 (66.67%) Service Management
2 10 (47.62%) Decision-Making
2 10 (47.62%) Network Load Balancing
3 9 (42.86%) Cryptography
4 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
5 7 (33.33%) Escalation Management
5 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (33.33%) Network Management
5 7 (33.33%) Proactive Management
5 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (28.57%) Time Management
7 3 (14.29%) ITSM
7 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 3 (14.29%) Service Design
8 2 (9.52%) Coaching
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.52%) Scorecard
8 2 (9.52%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCDP
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) CISM
5 1 (4.76%) CISSP
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 4 (19.05%) JSP 440
3 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) McAfee
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 11 (52.38%) F5
3 11 (52.38%) HP
3 11 (52.38%) Juniper
4 5 (23.81%) Remedy
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Amdocs
6 2 (9.52%) BT
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.76%) BMC
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) Ivanti
7 1 (4.76%) Meraki
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) VMware