The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 5.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.68
% change year-on-year
- +1.62%
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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 Salford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 18.18% 15.91% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate £313 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £343 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £375 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Salford