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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 53 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Contract jobs citing LAN 39 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.95% 0.94% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.84% 6.64% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 14
Median daily rate £425 £363 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +27.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.23%

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
207 256 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.65% 14.15% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 138 100
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 - 14 £525 - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 102 (95.33%) WAN
2 69 (64.49%) Firewall
3 59 (55.14%) Windows
4 54 (50.47%) TCP/IP
5 51 (47.66%) VoIP
6 46 (42.99%) VPN
6 46 (42.99%) Linux
7 45 (42.06%) Unix
7 45 (42.06%) Patch Management
8 43 (40.19%) Apple
9 41 (38.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 39 (36.45%) Splunk
10 39 (36.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 39 (36.45%) CISSP
10 39 (36.45%) SANS
11 38 (35.51%) SSCP
12 37 (34.58%) Network Monitoring
13 35 (32.71%) Elastic Stack
13 35 (32.71%) QRadar
14 31 (28.97%) Cisco
15 29 (27.10%) Cybersecurity
16 27 (25.23%) IBM
16 27 (25.23%) LogRhythm
17 26 (24.30%) Cisco Certification
18 24 (22.43%) DNS
19 23 (21.50%) Case Management
20 22 (20.56%) Information Security
20 22 (20.56%) SC Cleared
20 22 (20.56%) Security Cleared
21 18 (16.82%) 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 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.80%) Apache
2 3 (2.80%) IIS
2 3 (2.80%) Jetty
2 3 (2.80%) Mongrel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.80%) nginx
2 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.80%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (95.33%) WAN
2 69 (64.49%) Firewall
3 54 (50.47%) TCP/IP
4 51 (47.66%) VoIP
5 46 (42.99%) VPN
6 24 (22.43%) DNS
7 18 (16.82%) Wireless
8 15 (14.02%) DHCP
9 13 (12.15%) Network Security
10 11 (10.28%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (6.54%) Ethernet
11 7 (6.54%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (6.54%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (5.61%) BGP
12 6 (5.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (5.61%) EIGRP
12 6 (5.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (5.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (5.61%) OSPF
12 6 (5.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) Redis
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.80%) Travis CI
2 2 (1.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Analyst
2 22 (20.56%) Network Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) Security Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Technical Specialist
5 10 (9.35%) Architect
5 10 (9.35%) Security Specialist
6 7 (6.54%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Network Architect
7 6 (5.61%) Network Specialist
7 6 (5.61%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Administrator
8 5 (4.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Security Specialist
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.74%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.71%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (10.28%) RESTful
2 11 (10.28%) Web Services
3 3 (2.80%) .NET
3 3 (2.80%) J2EE
3 3 (2.80%) Servlets
4 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Cyber Attack
2 16 (14.95%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.21%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.48%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.87%) Life Science
7 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.93%) CMDB
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 59 (55.14%) Windows
2 46 (42.99%) Linux
3 45 (42.06%) Unix
4 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) Patch Management
2 41 (38.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 39 (36.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 37 (34.58%) Network Monitoring
5 29 (27.10%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (21.50%) Case Management
7 22 (20.56%) Information Security
8 18 (16.82%) Security Operations
9 16 (14.95%) Open Source
9 16 (14.95%) Security Monitoring
10 15 (14.02%) SIEM
11 11 (10.28%) Migration
11 11 (10.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (9.35%) ITIL
13 9 (8.41%) Analytics
13 9 (8.41%) Data Analytics
13 9 (8.41%) Load Balancing
13 9 (8.41%) Network Design
14 7 (6.54%) Process Improvement
14 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) Python
2 3 (2.80%) Java
3 2 (1.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (36.45%) CISSP
1 39 (36.45%) SANS
2 38 (35.51%) SSCP
3 26 (24.30%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (20.56%) SC Cleared
4 22 (20.56%) Security Cleared
5 18 (16.82%) CCNA
6 11 (10.28%) CCNP
7 10 (9.35%) CCDP
8 8 (7.48%) CCIE
9 6 (5.61%) CCDA
10 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.74%) MCSE
11 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.93%) CCSP
12 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.93%) MCITP
12 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.67%) vSphere
5 4 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.80%) Xen
7 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (32.71%) QRadar
2 14 (13.08%) Kibana
3 13 (12.15%) logstash
4 8 (7.48%) Nessus
4 8 (7.48%) Nexpose
4 8 (7.48%) Nmap
5 7 (6.54%) RSA enVision
6 4 (3.74%) SCCM
7 3 (2.80%) Puppet
8 2 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (40.19%) Apple
2 39 (36.45%) Splunk
3 31 (28.97%) Cisco
4 27 (25.23%) IBM
4 27 (25.23%) LogRhythm
5 17 (15.89%) Juniper
6 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.02%) VMware
8 11 (10.28%) Intel Security
9 9 (8.41%) ArcSight
9 9 (8.41%) CheckPoint
9 9 (8.41%) F5
9 9 (8.41%) Intel
9 9 (8.41%) NetWitness
10 8 (7.48%) Qualys
11 6 (5.61%) Snow
12 5 (4.67%) Palo Alto
13 4 (3.74%) Citrix
13 4 (3.74%) Forcepoint
14 3 (2.80%) Google
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