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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SNA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £349 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
SNA
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
279 182 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.30% 12.83% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 93 69
Average daily rate £363 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
1 2 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (50.00%) zSecure
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) APPC
2 1 (50.00%) EFT
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) APPC
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) EFT
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (50.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware