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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -
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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
7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 21.88% 10.71% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate £319 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £310 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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