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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+13.35% +6.66%
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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 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 20.00% 14.29% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
Average daily rate £290 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

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