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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing WAN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +12.50%
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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
2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.09% 12.12% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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