Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 11 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs citing LAN 10 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 7.81% 16.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 61.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 0
Salford median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Manchester median daily rate £350 £425 £338
% change year-on-year -17.65% +25.93% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Salford median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Manchester median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +115.38% -3.70% +22.73%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 35 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 27.34% 26.72% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 9
Salford median daily rate £425 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +18.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £253 £375 £323
90th Percentile £548 £570 £410
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Salford median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% - -
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
% change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Salford

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Salford

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) McAfee
4 6 (60.00%) SSCP
4 6 (60.00%) Intel
4 6 (60.00%) CISSP
4 6 (60.00%) Apple
4 6 (60.00%) Nessus
4 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (60.00%) Nmap
4 6 (60.00%) Qualys
4 6 (60.00%) Splunk
4 6 (60.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (60.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) ServiceNow
4 6 (60.00%) Patch Management
4 6 (60.00%) Nexpose
4 6 (60.00%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (60.00%) QRadar
4 6 (60.00%) SANS
4 6 (60.00%) Case Management

LAN
Co-occurring 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 7 (70.00%) VoIP
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) PBX
5 1 (10.00%) Skype
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 3 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Case Management
1 6 (60.00%) Data Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Patch Management
1 6 (60.00%) Security Monitoring
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (30.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) SANS
1 6 (60.00%) SSCP
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Nessus
1 6 (60.00%) Nexpose
1 6 (60.00%) Nmap
1 6 (60.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Apple
1 6 (60.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (60.00%) Intel
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee
1 6 (60.00%) Qualys
1 6 (60.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (60.00%) Snow
1 6 (60.00%) Splunk
2 5 (50.00%) AlienVault
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NetWitness
3 1 (10.00%) VMware