Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 84 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 -23 +11
Contract jobs citing LAN 15 12 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.46% 1.20% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 6.35% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 50
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £323 £283 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.16% -32.74% +19.83%
10th Percentile £226 £141 £311
90th Percentile £438 £349 £595
North East median daily rate £228 £250 £420
% change year-on-year -9.00% -40.48% +19.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £19.50 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.10% - -
North East median hourly rate £9.75 £31.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year -68.56% +11.21% +64.07%

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 155 189 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.12% 18.82% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 152 157
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £440 £309 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.23% -16.49% +23.33%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £221
90th Percentile £545 £553 £528
North East median daily rate £415 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +38.33% -14.29% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 27
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +1.72% +22.11%
10th Percentile £17.16 £10.23 £21.25
90th Percentile £45.40 £44.50 £55.10
North East median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year - -32.76% +38.10%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +18 8 £365 +25.86% 2
Sunderland - 6 £228 -
Gateshead -18 1 - - 1
LAN
North East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (26.67%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (20.00%) Skype
6 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) F5
7 2 (13.33%) Meraki
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms

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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (20.00%) Skype
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Support
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
5 1 (6.67%) Head of IT Infrastructure
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) High Availability
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Facilities Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Meraki
4 2 (13.33%) Polycom
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Genesys
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Northgate
5 1 (6.67%) VMware