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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing LAN 31 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.26% 0.90% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.85% 7.24% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 8
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£285 £280 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £266 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £311 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.29 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.94%
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
184 152 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.39% 12.50% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 79 45
Average daily rate £300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 31
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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
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 22 September 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
Bolton - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (80.00%) WAN
2 22 (48.89%) Windows
3 20 (44.44%) Cisco
4 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.11%) Wireless
5 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
6 12 (26.67%) Citrix
6 12 (26.67%) SAN
6 12 (26.67%) Firewall
6 12 (26.67%) VMware
7 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (22.22%) DNS
8 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 10 (22.22%) SQL
9 9 (20.00%) ITIL
9 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (20.00%) HP
9 9 (20.00%) CCNA
10 8 (17.78%) DHCP
10 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (15.56%) Network Security
11 7 (15.56%) SCCM
11 7 (15.56%) SCOM
11 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
11 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.56%) Avaya
11 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
11 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (15.56%) IPsec

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 36 (80.00%) WAN
2 14 (31.11%) Wireless
3 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
4 12 (26.67%) SAN
4 12 (26.67%) Firewall
5 10 (22.22%) DNS
6 8 (17.78%) DHCP
7 7 (15.56%) IPsec
7 7 (15.56%) Network Security
8 6 (13.33%) MPLS
8 6 (13.33%) BGP
9 5 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 5 (11.11%) Internet
10 4 (8.89%) VoIP
10 4 (8.89%) OSPF
10 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
10 4 (8.89%) HSRP
11 3 (6.67%) VLAN
11 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
2 1 (2.22%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Architect
2 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.89%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Project Leader
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Project Leader
4 3 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) NHS
4 2 (4.44%) Life Science
4 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Tandem
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.22%) AIX
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (11.11%) Project Governance
2 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) CRM
3 4 (8.89%) Service Management
3 4 (8.89%) Network Management
4 2 (4.44%) ITSM
4 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.22%) Security Management
5 1 (2.22%) High Availability
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.22%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.22%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Change Management
5 1 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.33%) MCSE
3 6 (13.33%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) MCP
5 3 (6.67%) MCSA
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.67%) MCTS
5 3 (6.67%) MCITP
6 2 (4.44%) CISSP
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.22%) IBM Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCSA
7 1 (2.22%) CCSE
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
1 7 (15.56%) SCOM
2 4 (8.89%) SCSM
2 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.67%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (2.22%) WSUS
5 1 (2.22%) OpenView
5 1 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) Citrix
3 12 (26.67%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) HP
5 7 (15.56%) Avaya
5 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 5 (11.11%) Symantec
8 4 (8.89%) Juniper
8 4 (8.89%) IBM
8 4 (8.89%) F5
8 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.67%) Spiceworks
9 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.67%) Nortel
9 3 (6.67%) Dell
9 3 (6.67%) Sophos
10 2 (4.44%) Websense
10 2 (4.44%) Nokia
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