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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 82 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs citing LAN 20 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 2.53% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.99% 16.88% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 2
Median daily rate £377 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £197 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £458 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £38.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
LAN
North West

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
286 231 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.60% 14.96% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 112 49
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Sale - 1 £425 - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 28 (80.00%) WAN
2 19 (54.29%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) Firewall
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
5 9 (25.71%) VoIP
5 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (25.71%) Citrix
6 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
6 8 (22.86%) CCNP
7 7 (20.00%) SAN
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) MPLS
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.14%) Juniper
8 6 (17.14%) HP
8 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
9 5 (14.29%) 3PAR
9 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (14.29%) IBM
9 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 5 (14.29%) NetBackup
9 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (14.29%) Wireless
10 4 (11.43%) OSPF
10 4 (11.43%) BGP
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management

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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) WAN
2 12 (34.29%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) VoIP
4 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (20.00%) SAN
6 6 (17.14%) MPLS
7 5 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (14.29%) Wireless
8 4 (11.43%) BGP
8 4 (11.43%) DNS
8 4 (11.43%) OSPF
9 3 (8.57%) DHCP
9 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.57%) Network Security
9 3 (8.57%) VPN
10 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) French Language
2 2 (5.71%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Designer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Support
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Network Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) AIX
5 2 (5.71%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) HPUX
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) SIEM
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Coaching
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) ITSM
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.71%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.86%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) CCIE
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) MCITP
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) ACSA
5 1 (2.86%) ACSP
5 1 (2.86%) CEH
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.86%) MCDST
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Snort
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) Juniper
4 5 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.29%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) F5
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) NETGEAR
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.71%) VMware
8 1 (2.86%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) Novell
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
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