The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 50 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing LAN 42 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.99% 1.04% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 6.67% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 19
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£360 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £167 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £545 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -51.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +2.77%
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
154 180 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.96% 15.58% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 79 111
Average daily rate £360 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

LAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

LAN
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham +1 2 £369 - 1
Wigan - 2 - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 60 (82.19%) WAN
2 36 (49.32%) Cisco
3 32 (43.84%) Windows
4 30 (41.10%) Firewall
5 23 (31.51%) VMware
6 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
6 22 (30.14%) SAN
7 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
8 19 (26.03%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (24.66%) Wireless
9 18 (24.66%) EIGRP
10 17 (23.29%) Citrix
11 16 (21.92%) MPLS
11 16 (21.92%) BGP
11 16 (21.92%) Migration
12 15 (20.55%) OSPF
12 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
12 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (17.81%) HP
14 13 (17.81%) CCNP
14 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
15 12 (16.44%) Internet
15 12 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (15.07%) SQL
16 11 (15.07%) Nortel
17 10 (13.70%) CCNA
17 10 (13.70%) ITIL
17 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
17 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 60 (82.19%) WAN
2 30 (41.10%) Firewall
3 22 (30.14%) SAN
4 18 (24.66%) Wireless
4 18 (24.66%) EIGRP
5 16 (21.92%) MPLS
5 16 (21.92%) BGP
6 15 (20.55%) OSPF
7 12 (16.44%) Internet
7 12 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
9 9 (12.33%) VPN
9 9 (12.33%) VoIP
10 7 (9.59%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (9.59%) DNS
10 7 (9.59%) NAS
10 7 (9.59%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (9.59%) VLAN
10 7 (9.59%) VPLS
11 6 (8.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (13.70%) Consultant
1 10 (13.70%) Project Leader
2 9 (12.33%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Technical Project Leader
3 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Support Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Network Administrator
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Life Science
1 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (5.48%) Replication
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) IVR
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) CCTV
4 1 (1.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.11%) UNIX
7 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.74%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.37%) Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Migration
2 10 (13.70%) ITIL
3 6 (8.22%) Project Governance
4 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.11%) Service Management
5 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.11%) Network Design
6 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.74%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.74%) Project Management
6 2 (2.74%) ITSM
7 1 (1.37%) Information Security
7 1 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.37%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.37%) Change Management
7 1 (1.37%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.37%) BPR
7 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.81%) CCNP
3 10 (13.70%) CCNA
4 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.22%) MCSE
6 5 (6.85%) MCP
7 3 (4.11%) MCSA
7 3 (4.11%) MCTS
7 3 (4.11%) MCITP
8 2 (2.74%) CCSE
8 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.74%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.74%) CCIE
8 2 (2.74%) CISSP
9 1 (1.37%) CCSA
9 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.37%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.37%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.37%) XenApp
6 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.48%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.11%) SCOM
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.37%) OpenView
6 1 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Cisco
2 23 (31.51%) VMware
3 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
4 17 (23.29%) Citrix
5 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
6 13 (17.81%) HP
7 11 (15.07%) Nortel
8 9 (12.33%) SolarWinds
9 8 (10.96%) Symantec
10 7 (9.59%) Juniper
11 6 (8.22%) NetApp
12 5 (6.85%) BT
12 5 (6.85%) Avaya
12 5 (6.85%) F5
12 5 (6.85%) Blue Coat
13 4 (5.48%) 3PAR
13 4 (5.48%) Oracle
14 3 (4.11%) Sophos
14 3 (4.11%) Veritas
14 3 (4.11%) IBM
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