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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 77 48
Rank change year-on-year +55 -29  
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.05% 2.99% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.74% 7.54% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 6
Median daily rate £475 £416 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.18% +21.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £279 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £443 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.61% +23.80%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 86 557 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.63% 39.59% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 348 55
Median daily rate £340 £295 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% +5.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £423 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 43 12
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £19.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +57 22 £475 +14.18% 1
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
LAN
North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LAN.

1 49 (94.23%) WAN
2 38 (73.08%) Network Design
3 34 (65.38%) Security Cleared
4 31 (59.62%) ITIL
5 30 (57.69%) Service Management
6 29 (55.77%) Cisco
7 27 (51.92%) Firewall
8 26 (50.00%) SC Cleared
9 25 (48.08%) F5
9 25 (48.08%) Wireless
9 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (48.08%) CCNP
10 24 (46.15%) Juniper
10 24 (46.15%) CheckPoint
10 24 (46.15%) HP
10 24 (46.15%) FortiGate
11 23 (44.23%) Riverbed
12 22 (42.31%) JNCIA
12 22 (42.31%) CCIE
12 22 (42.31%) Fortinet
13 21 (40.38%) CCDP
13 21 (40.38%) CCSA
14 20 (38.46%) ITSM
14 20 (38.46%) CCSE
14 20 (38.46%) CCIP
14 20 (38.46%) JNCIE
14 20 (38.46%) Degree
15 18 (34.62%) BIG-IP
16 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
17 14 (26.92%) HP ASE

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 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 49 (94.23%) WAN
2 27 (51.92%) Firewall
3 25 (48.08%) Wireless
4 18 (34.62%) BIG-IP
5 10 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (3.85%) BGP
9 2 (3.85%) DNS
9 2 (3.85%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.85%) Network Security
9 2 (3.85%) NX-OS
9 2 (3.85%) VPN
10 1 (1.92%) Internet
10 1 (1.92%) MPLS
10 1 (1.92%) OSPF
10 1 (1.92%) TACACS
10 1 (1.92%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 23 (44.23%) Architect
3 16 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Design Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Build Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) NOC Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.92%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 12 (23.08%) Private Cloud
3 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Network Design
2 31 (59.62%) ITIL
3 30 (57.69%) Service Management
4 20 (38.46%) ITSM
5 10 (19.23%) ITIL V3
5 10 (19.23%) Network Architecture
5 10 (19.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 8 (15.38%) BCP
6 8 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (15.38%) Office Automation
6 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (5.77%) High Availability
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Validation
9 2 (3.85%) Network Management
10 1 (1.92%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 26 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 25 (48.08%) CCNP
3 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (42.31%) CCIE
4 22 (42.31%) JNCIA
5 21 (40.38%) CCDP
5 21 (40.38%) CCSA
6 20 (38.46%) CCIP
6 20 (38.46%) CCSE
6 20 (38.46%) Degree
6 20 (38.46%) JNCIE
7 14 (26.92%) HP ASE
7 14 (26.92%) HP MASE
8 9 (17.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (5.77%) CCNA
11 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.92%) CCIE Security
12 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (46.15%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Cisco
2 25 (48.08%) F5
3 24 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 24 (46.15%) HP
3 24 (46.15%) Juniper
4 23 (44.23%) Riverbed
5 22 (42.31%) Fortinet
6 13 (25.00%) Aruba
6 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.62%) TippingPoint
8 3 (5.77%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.92%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.92%) McAfee
10 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.92%) VMware