The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 56 87 59
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -28
Contract jobs citing LAN 34 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.53% 1.05% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.81% 7.19% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 11
Median daily rate £425 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.52 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.80% -61.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -9.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
215 278 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.99% 14.61% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 142 72
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Manchester region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Manchester region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Salford - 9 £450 - 1
Stockport - 1 - -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LAN.

1 88 (95.65%) WAN
2 62 (67.39%) Firewall
3 49 (53.26%) Windows
4 38 (41.30%) VoIP
5 37 (40.22%) TCP/IP
6 33 (35.87%) VPN
7 32 (34.78%) Linux
8 30 (32.61%) Unix
8 30 (32.61%) Patch Management
9 28 (30.43%) Cisco
10 27 (29.35%) Apple
11 26 (28.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (27.17%) Vulnerability Management
13 24 (26.09%) CISSP
13 24 (26.09%) SANS
14 23 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
14 23 (25.00%) SSCP
14 23 (25.00%) Splunk
15 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
15 21 (22.83%) QRadar
16 20 (21.74%) ELK Stack
16 20 (21.74%) DNS
17 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
18 16 (17.39%) DHCP
18 16 (17.39%) VMware
19 15 (16.30%) Cybersecurity
19 15 (16.30%) Data Centre
19 15 (16.30%) Case Management
20 14 (15.22%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
1 7 (7.61%) Skype for Business
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) Apache
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.09%) Jetty
5 1 (1.09%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.09%) nginx
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 88 (95.65%) WAN
2 62 (67.39%) Firewall
3 38 (41.30%) VoIP
4 37 (40.22%) TCP/IP
5 33 (35.87%) VPN
6 20 (21.74%) DNS
7 16 (17.39%) DHCP
8 14 (15.22%) Network Security
8 14 (15.22%) Wireless
9 11 (11.96%) SAN
9 11 (11.96%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (8.70%) Unified Communications
10 8 (8.70%) VLAN
11 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (7.61%) Ethernet
12 6 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (4.35%) IP Telephony
13 4 (4.35%) PBX
13 4 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Redis
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
1 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Analyst
2 19 (20.65%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Architect
3 9 (9.78%) Security Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Network Specialist
6 5 (5.43%) Administrator
6 5 (5.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.35%) Active Directory Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Domain Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) ELK Stack
2 6 (6.52%) RESTful
2 6 (6.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) COM
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) J2EE
3 1 (1.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.13%) Cyber Attack
3 11 (11.96%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.26%) BYOD
6 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.09%) CMDB
8 1 (1.09%) NHS
8 1 (1.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.26%) Windows
2 32 (34.78%) Linux
3 30 (32.61%) Unix
4 13 (14.13%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.17%) AIX
8 2 (2.17%) Solaris
9 1 (1.09%) CentOS
9 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Patch Management
2 26 (28.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 25 (27.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (16.30%) Case Management
5 15 (16.30%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (14.13%) Security Monitoring
7 12 (13.04%) Information Security
8 11 (11.96%) ITIL
8 11 (11.96%) Migration
9 9 (9.78%) Analytics
9 9 (9.78%) Data Analytics
9 9 (9.78%) Security Operations
10 8 (8.70%) Network Design
10 8 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (8.70%) SIEM
11 7 (7.61%) Open Source
11 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.52%) Load Balancing
12 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) Python
2 5 (5.43%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) CISSP
1 24 (26.09%) SANS
2 23 (25.00%) SSCP
3 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
4 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
5 13 (14.13%) CCNA
6 10 (10.87%) CCNP
7 9 (9.78%) CCDP
8 7 (7.61%) CCIE
9 6 (6.52%) CCDA
10 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.26%) MCSE
11 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.09%) APMP
12 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.09%) MCITP
12 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.61%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.09%) Xen
6 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (22.83%) QRadar
2 8 (8.70%) Nessus
2 8 (8.70%) Nexpose
2 8 (8.70%) Nmap
3 6 (6.52%) Kibana
3 6 (6.52%) logstash
4 5 (5.43%) SCCM
5 4 (4.35%) RSA enVision
6 2 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.09%) Puppet
7 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Cisco
2 27 (29.35%) Apple
3 23 (25.00%) Splunk
4 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
5 16 (17.39%) VMware
6 12 (13.04%) IBM
6 12 (13.04%) Juniper
6 12 (13.04%) LogRhythm
7 11 (11.96%) Intel Security
8 9 (9.78%) ArcSight
8 9 (9.78%) Intel
8 9 (9.78%) NetWitness
9 8 (8.70%) Qualys
10 7 (7.61%) Citrix
11 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
12 5 (5.43%) F5
13 4 (4.35%) HP
13 4 (4.35%) Palo Alto
14 3 (3.26%) 3PAR
14 3 (3.26%) Forcepoint
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