Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 106 88
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18 -32
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.21% 2.13% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 7.23% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 56 10
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.89% +2.14%
10th Percentile £264 £263 £257
90th Percentile £438 £445 £401
North East median daily rate £400 £383 £363
% change year-on-year +4.58% +5.52% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £9.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +20.00% +13.21%
North East median hourly rate £9.00 £20.75 £14.20
% change year-on-year -56.63% +46.13% +7.17%

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 230 692 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.22% 29.50% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 461 141
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -24.71% +21.95%
10th Percentile £229 £205 £240
90th Percentile £538 £456 £653
North East median daily rate £340 £320 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% -18.21% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 71 38
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.80 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.57% +12.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.00 £12.17
90th Percentile £32.05 £36.00 £40.03
North East median hourly rate £14.31 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -48.89% +31.76% -29.17%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +24 9 £400 - 3
Gateshead - 2 - -
LAN
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Juniper
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Network Design
6 3 (27.27%) F5
6 3 (27.27%) High Availability
6 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
6 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
6 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Aruba
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (18.18%) Runbook
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 2 (18.18%) Xen
7 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP

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 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) Modbus
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Runbook
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Escalation Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Proactive Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE Security
3 1 (9.09%) CCIP
3 1 (9.09%) CCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCSE
3 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
3 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
3 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Xen
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) F5
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Aruba
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Crossbeam
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam