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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 91 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 2.13% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 14.94% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 4
Median daily rate £375 £284 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -14.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £183 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £394 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
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 £25.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- +23.45%
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
252 241 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.88% 14.27% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 55
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (88.89%) WAN
2 22 (61.11%) Cisco
3 13 (36.11%) Firewall
4 11 (30.56%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (27.78%) SAN
6 9 (25.00%) Citrix
6 9 (25.00%) CCNP
6 9 (25.00%) ITIL
6 9 (25.00%) Wireless
7 8 (22.22%) VoIP
7 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (19.44%) VPN
8 7 (19.44%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) SSL
9 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.67%) HP
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Service Management
9 6 (16.67%) Network Security
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.89%) NetScaler
10 5 (13.89%) 802.1X
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (13.89%) 3PAR
10 5 (13.89%) FWSM
10 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (88.89%) WAN
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) SAN
4 9 (25.00%) Wireless
5 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (22.22%) VoIP
6 7 (19.44%) DNS
6 7 (19.44%) VPN
7 6 (16.67%) Network Security
7 6 (16.67%) SSL
7 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (13.89%) DHCP
8 5 (13.89%) FWSM
8 5 (13.89%) IPsec
8 5 (13.89%) NetScaler
8 5 (13.89%) WLAN
9 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Designer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) CCTV
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Unix
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) AIX
6 2 (5.56%) HPUX
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (8.33%) Coaching
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (5.56%) ITSM
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.56%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Database Security
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ACSA
5 1 (2.78%) CCIE
5 1 (2.78%) CCIP
5 1 (2.78%) CEH
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) GIAC
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCDST
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
5 1 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Snort
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) 3PAR
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
5 4 (11.11%) F5
5 4 (11.11%) Juniper
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) NETGEAR
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Polycom
7 2 (5.56%) Siemens
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard
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