Period
to 9 December 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 9 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 84 101
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing LAN 26 7 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.76% 0.77% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.31% 3.13% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 54
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -43.75% +11.89%
10th Percentile £214 £213 £260
90th Percentile £426 £238 £445
North East median daily rate £324 £225 £375
% change year-on-year +43.89% -40.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £19.50 £9.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.67% -50.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £18.75 £9.00 £17.00
90th Percentile £20.25 £9.00 £19.00
North East median hourly rate £19.50 £9.00 £25.13
% change year-on-year +116.67% -64.18% +76.94%

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 128 224 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.59% 24.51% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 181 413
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -30.85%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £207
90th Percentile £538 £538 £462
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £320
% change year-on-year +10.61% +3.13% -24.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 65
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £15.80 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.52% -43.57% +10.89%
10th Percentile £14.96 £9.10 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.20 £31.80 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £14.31 £28.00
% change year-on-year +9.71% -48.89% +16.67%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 +19 22 £338 +50.00% 11
Sunderland - 4 £215 -
LAN
North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 21 (80.77%) WAN
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco
4 13 (50.00%) McAfee
4 13 (50.00%) Service Management
5 12 (46.15%) ITIL
6 11 (42.31%) HP
6 11 (42.31%) Juniper
6 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
6 11 (42.31%) F5
7 10 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (38.46%) Network Load Balancing
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (34.62%) Network Security
8 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
8 9 (34.62%) Cryptography
8 9 (34.62%) Decision-Making
9 8 (30.77%) Network Management
9 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
10 7 (26.92%) Escalation Management
10 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
10 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (26.92%) Proactive Management
11 6 (23.08%) Time Management
11 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (23.08%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) WAN
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (34.62%) Network Security
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.85%) FTP
6 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
General
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Support
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Handset
4 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) HPUX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) MVS
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) VME
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Service Management
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Network Load Balancing
4 9 (34.62%) Cryptography
4 9 (34.62%) Decision-Making
5 8 (30.77%) Network Management
5 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 7 (26.92%) Escalation Management
6 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
6 7 (26.92%) Proactive Management
6 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (23.08%) Time Management
8 3 (11.54%) High Availability
8 3 (11.54%) ITSM
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Service Design
9 2 (7.69%) Coaching
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) JSP 440
3 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) McAfee
3 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 11 (42.31%) F5
3 11 (42.31%) HP
3 11 (42.31%) Juniper
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Remedy
5 2 (7.69%) Amdocs
5 2 (7.69%) BT
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Genesys
6 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) SAP