The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 82 39 69
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +30
Contract jobs citing WAN 23 57 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 3.75% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.90% 25.00% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 5
Median daily rate £377 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £38.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
WAN
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
291 228 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.68% 14.98% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 108 48
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £473 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Manchester region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 28 (80.00%) LAN
2 21 (60.00%) Cisco
3 17 (48.57%) Firewall
4 11 (31.43%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
6 9 (25.71%) Migration
7 8 (22.86%) CCNP
7 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 8 (22.86%) VoIP
7 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
7 8 (22.86%) SIEM
8 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (20.00%) Network Security
8 7 (20.00%) SSL
9 6 (17.14%) Citrix
9 6 (17.14%) Juniper
9 6 (17.14%) MPLS
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (17.14%) Application Rationalisation
10 5 (14.29%) PKI
10 5 (14.29%) CISMP
10 5 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (14.29%) Kaspersky
10 5 (14.29%) Clearswift
10 5 (14.29%) Wireless
10 5 (14.29%) CISSP

WAN
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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) LAN
2 17 (48.57%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.86%) VoIP
4 7 (20.00%) Network Security
4 7 (20.00%) SSL
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (17.14%) MPLS
6 5 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (14.29%) Wireless
7 4 (11.43%) BGP
7 4 (11.43%) DNS
7 4 (11.43%) OSPF
7 4 (11.43%) SAN
7 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (8.57%) DHCP
8 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.57%) VPN
9 2 (5.71%) Internet
9 2 (5.71%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Network Security Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Network Support
3 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) HPUX
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) SIEM
4 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (17.14%) Application Rationalisation
5 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Threat Management
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.57%) Network Design
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
8 2 (5.71%) ITSM
8 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Security Operations
8 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.86%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) CISMP
3 5 (14.29%) CISSP
4 4 (11.43%) CCENT
4 4 (11.43%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (11.43%) CISM
4 4 (11.43%) CLAS
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.57%) CCIE
5 3 (8.57%) CCNA
5 3 (8.57%) MCITP
5 3 (8.57%) MCSE
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) ACSP
7 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Snort
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SmoothWall
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) Juniper
4 5 (14.29%) Clearswift
4 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 5 (14.29%) Kaspersky
5 4 (11.43%) F5
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) NETGEAR
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.86%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) Novell
8 1 (2.86%) Wyse
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