Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 21 July 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 59 84
Rank change year-on-year -23 +25 -2
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 39 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.87% 4.10% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 17.65% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 52
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £440 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.55% +19.32% +8.63%
10th Percentile £241 £330 £221
90th Percentile £378 £673 £445
North East median daily rate £290 £440 £369
% change year-on-year -34.09% +19.32% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £17.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.65% -2.71% -23.98%
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.68 £16.99
90th Percentile £41.40 £18.63 £20.25
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +82.35% -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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 210 221 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.64% 23.21% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 166 439
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £370 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.22% +29.82% -5.00%
10th Percentile £232 £213 £205
90th Percentile £498 £519 £421
North East median daily rate £310 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -11.43% +20.69% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 59
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% +86.67%
10th Percentile £14.52 £14.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £42.90 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £21.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -27.82% -22.32% +73.27%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 18 £318 -28.25% 4
Sunderland +3 1 - -
Gateshead - 1 £73 - 1
LAN
North East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LAN.

1 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) HP
4 10 (50.00%) Juniper
4 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (50.00%) McAfee
4 10 (50.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) Service Management
5 9 (45.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (45.00%) F5
6 8 (40.00%) Network Security
6 8 (40.00%) Cryptography
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (30.00%) Escalation Management
7 6 (30.00%) Proactive Management
7 6 (30.00%) Decision-Making
7 6 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) Network Management
8 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (25.00%) Time Management
8 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) QA

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Support
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 9 (45.00%) Service Management
3 8 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 6 (30.00%) Decision-Making
4 6 (30.00%) Escalation Management
4 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (30.00%) Network Management
4 6 (30.00%) Proactive Management
5 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.00%) GMP
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Samba
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) HP
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 10 (50.00%) McAfee
4 9 (45.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Capita
7 1 (5.00%) Siemens
7 1 (5.00%) Sun