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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 50 49 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing LAN 29 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.92% 2.58% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.36% 22.22% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 1
Median daily rate £398 £286 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.31% +84.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.99 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -28.72% -2.27%  

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 106 81 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.97% 11.60% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 36
Median daily rate £365 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.35% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £219 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.29 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 0 29 £398 +39.31% 7
LAN
North East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 47 (92.16%) WAN
2 43 (84.31%) Network Design
3 34 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 31 (60.78%) SC Cleared
5 26 (50.98%) Data Centre
6 25 (49.02%) Cisco
6 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
6 25 (49.02%) HP
7 24 (47.06%) Private Cloud
8 23 (45.10%) Wireless
8 23 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (45.10%) CCNP
8 23 (45.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 22 (43.14%) Relational Database
9 22 (43.14%) Riverbed
9 22 (43.14%) F5
9 22 (43.14%) ITIL
9 22 (43.14%) Windows
10 21 (41.18%) CCIE
10 21 (41.18%) Matrix Organization
10 21 (41.18%) JNCIA
11 20 (39.22%) CCSA
11 20 (39.22%) CheckPoint
11 20 (39.22%) Firewall
12 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
12 19 (37.25%) Juniper
12 19 (37.25%) Degree
12 19 (37.25%) Fortinet
12 19 (37.25%) Office Automation
12 19 (37.25%) FortiGate

LAN
Top Related 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 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 47 (92.16%) WAN
2 23 (45.10%) Wireless
3 20 (39.22%) Firewall
4 16 (31.37%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Architect
2 23 (45.10%) Network Engineer
3 20 (39.22%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Network Support
7 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Network Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.98%) Data Centre
2 24 (47.06%) Private Cloud
3 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Network Design
2 23 (45.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 22 (43.14%) ITIL
4 21 (41.18%) Matrix Organization
5 19 (37.25%) Office Automation
6 18 (35.29%) ITSM
6 18 (35.29%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.96%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.96%) Process Improvement
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 34 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 31 (60.78%) SC Cleared
3 23 (45.10%) CCNP
3 23 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (41.18%) CCIE
4 21 (41.18%) JNCIA
5 20 (39.22%) CCSA
6 19 (37.25%) Degree
7 18 (35.29%) CCDP
7 18 (35.29%) CCIP
7 18 (35.29%) CCSE
7 18 (35.29%) JNCIE
8 13 (25.49%) HP ASE
8 13 (25.49%) HP MASE
9 3 (5.88%) CCNA
10 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.96%) BICSI Certification
11 1 (1.96%) BICSI RCDD
11 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 19 (37.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Cisco
1 25 (49.02%) HP
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 22 (43.14%) F5
2 22 (43.14%) Riverbed
3 20 (39.22%) CheckPoint
4 19 (37.25%) Fortinet
4 19 (37.25%) Juniper
5 16 (31.37%) Aruba
6 3 (5.88%) ProCurve
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago