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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing LAN 47 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.57% 1.78% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.15% 15.09% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 14
Median daily rate £413 £325 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Median hourly rate £12.58 £13.50 £24.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -45.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.05 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £16.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
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
274 212 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.00% 11.80% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 112 86
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 20
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% -44.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Stockport -8 8 £425 - 1
Wigan -2 1 - - 1
Bolton - 1 £335 - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 61 (91.04%) WAN
2 31 (46.27%) Firewall
3 29 (43.28%) Cisco
4 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
5 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
5 20 (29.85%) Windows
6 18 (26.87%) ITIL
7 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
8 15 (22.39%) SAN
8 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2
8 15 (22.39%) VMware
9 14 (20.90%) VoIP
9 14 (20.90%) Citrix
9 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
10 13 (19.40%) DNS
11 12 (17.91%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
12 11 (16.42%) CCNP
12 11 (16.42%) VLAN
13 10 (14.93%) Skype for Business
13 10 (14.93%) VPN
13 10 (14.93%) DHCP
13 10 (14.93%) Project Management
13 10 (14.93%) MPLS
14 9 (13.43%) BGP
14 9 (13.43%) Juniper
14 9 (13.43%) F5
15 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange

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 10 (14.93%) Skype for Business
2 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (91.04%) WAN
2 31 (46.27%) Firewall
3 15 (22.39%) SAN
4 14 (20.90%) VoIP
5 13 (19.40%) DNS
5 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
6 12 (17.91%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (16.42%) VLAN
8 10 (14.93%) DHCP
8 10 (14.93%) MPLS
8 10 (14.93%) VPN
9 9 (13.43%) BGP
10 8 (11.94%) OSPF
11 7 (10.45%) EIGRP
11 7 (10.45%) WLAN
12 6 (8.96%) PBX
12 6 (8.96%) Wireless
13 5 (7.46%) BIG-IP
13 5 (7.46%) Internet
13 5 (7.46%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (5.97%) Banking
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) French Language
2 2 (2.99%) Legal
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Architect
2 10 (14.93%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Network Support
8 3 (4.48%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.48%) BYOD
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.99%) Life Science
5 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.97%) AIX
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Solaris
3 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.99%) Android
4 2 (2.99%) HPUX
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2
3 10 (14.93%) Project Management
4 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.46%) ERP
5 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.46%) Release Management
6 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 4 (5.97%) Network Design
6 4 (5.97%) Service Management
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.48%) Information Security
7 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.48%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.42%) CCNP
3 7 (10.45%) CCNA
4 6 (8.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.97%) CCIE
5 4 (5.97%) MCSE
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.48%) CISA
6 3 (4.48%) CISSP
6 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.48%) PMP
6 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) GSEC
7 2 (2.99%) GSLC
7 2 (2.99%) GSNA
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.99%) MCITP
7 2 (2.99%) SANS
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) XenApp
4 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) Cacti
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Cisco
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.39%) VMware
4 14 (20.90%) Citrix
5 9 (13.43%) F5
5 9 (13.43%) Juniper
6 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.45%) HP
7 5 (7.46%) Fortinet
7 5 (7.46%) LANDesk
7 5 (7.46%) Wyse
8 3 (4.48%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle
8 3 (4.48%) Siemens
9 2 (2.99%) IBM
9 2 (2.99%) Infor
9 2 (2.99%) Lotus
9 2 (2.99%) Polycom
9 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
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