The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Salford region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 3.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 10.00% 43.33% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 11
Average daily rate £325 £344 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
WAN
Manchester

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