The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Manchester / Salford
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 13.85% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £347
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%

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
22 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 33.85% 29.27% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +22.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

WAN Daily Rate 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

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Salford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (94.74%) VoIP
2 18 (94.74%) Unix
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
2 18 (94.74%) VPN
2 18 (94.74%) Apple
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 18 (94.74%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (94.74%) Patch Management
3 17 (89.47%) SANS
3 17 (89.47%) SSCP
3 17 (89.47%) CISSP
4 14 (73.68%) Splunk
4 14 (73.68%) ELK Stack
4 14 (73.68%) QRadar
5 13 (68.42%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (52.63%) Case Management
7 9 (47.37%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (47.37%) Information Security
8 8 (42.11%) IBM
8 8 (42.11%) Cyber Attack
8 8 (42.11%) LogRhythm
9 7 (36.84%) Security Operations
9 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
9 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
10 6 (31.58%) Qualys

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Jetty
1 1 (5.26%) Mongrel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
2 18 (94.74%) VoIP
2 18 (94.74%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) FTP
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) ELK Stack
2 4 (21.05%) RESTful
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
1 18 (94.74%) Unix
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Patch Management
1 18 (94.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 18 (94.74%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (68.42%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (52.63%) Case Management
3 10 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (47.37%) Information Security
4 9 (47.37%) Security Monitoring
5 7 (36.84%) Security Operations
6 6 (31.58%) Analytics
6 6 (31.58%) Data Analytics
7 5 (26.32%) Open Source
8 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) SIEM
9 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
10 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
10 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
10 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
10 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) CISSP
1 17 (89.47%) SANS
1 17 (89.47%) SSCP
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) QRadar
2 6 (31.58%) Nessus
2 6 (31.58%) Nexpose
2 6 (31.58%) Nmap
3 4 (21.05%) Kibana
3 4 (21.05%) logstash
4 3 (15.79%) RSA enVision
5 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Apple
2 14 (73.68%) Splunk
3 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 8 (42.11%) LogRhythm
4 6 (31.58%) ArcSight
4 6 (31.58%) Intel
4 6 (31.58%) Intel Security
4 6 (31.58%) NetWitness
4 6 (31.58%) Qualys
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (5.26%) VMware