Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 83 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 9 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.91% 3.03% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 13.32% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 65 13
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £275 £405 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.10% +37.29% -29.76%
10th Percentile £223 £316 £270
90th Percentile £311 £445 £410
North East median daily rate £275 £400 £323
% change year-on-year -31.25% +24.03% -22.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +24.14% -
10th Percentile £9.98 £17.00 £14.05
90th Percentile £19.13 £19.00 £15.35
North East median hourly rate £14.25 £26.75 £14.20
% change year-on-year -46.73% +88.38% -

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 188 443 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.93% 22.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 297 122
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £320 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +10.34%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £221
90th Percentile £591 £476 £550
North East median daily rate £317 £340 £381
% change year-on-year -6.69% -10.82% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 30 19
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £19.50 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.76% +20.83% -12.73%
10th Percentile £9.80 £21.25 £9.90
90th Percentile £33.75 £55.25 £28.15
North East median hourly rate £19.50 £29.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -32.76% +56.76% -38.33%

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 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
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 24 February 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 -2 8 £275 -32.10% 1
Gateshead - 1 - -
LAN
North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Sun
6 2 (22.22%) HPUX
6 2 (22.22%) Solaris
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) Samba
6 2 (22.22%) XenServer
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Xen
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) Modbus
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) HPUX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) High Availability
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
1 1 (11.11%) Server Building
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Time Management
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) Samba
3 2 (22.22%) Xen
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) Capita
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam