The table below looks at the statistics for SNA 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 SNA over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 91 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SNA 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.080% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£445 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £238 -
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
203 153 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.25% 12.25% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 70 70
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.88 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.30% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.16 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

SNA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SNA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SNA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SNA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SNA across the Manchester region.

SNA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SNA 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 SNA.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (66.67%) zSecure
2 2 (66.67%) VSAM
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EFT
2 2 (66.67%) DataStage
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SNA 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 SNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DataStage
2 1 (33.33%) IDMS
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) EFT
2 2 (66.67%) VSAM
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
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