Period
to 17 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a LAN Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN) Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 145 155
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a LAN Engineer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.069% 0.037% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.039% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Manchester median daily rate £250 - £225
10th Percentile £235 - £213
90th Percentile £265 - £238
North West median daily rate £340 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,748 2,573 2,874
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.26% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,770 1,653 1,828
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 124 60
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +19.18% -15.95%
10th Percentile £11.46 £11.39 £10.39
90th Percentile £32.50 £40.18 £37.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year +11.86% -0.67% -20.00%

LAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured LAN Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for LAN Engineer in Manchester

LAN Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN Engineer in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN Engineer in Manchester

LAN Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN Engineer in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN Engineer in Manchester

LAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, LAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring LAN Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate

LAN Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) VMware