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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 22.22% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year -29.41% -13.26%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 8 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 38.89% 17.39% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Salford over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 March 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 27 (100.00%) WAN
2 26 (96.30%) VoIP
3 24 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 24 (88.89%) VPN
3 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 24 (88.89%) Firewall
4 23 (85.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 23 (85.19%) Apple
4 23 (85.19%) Linux
4 23 (85.19%) Unix
4 23 (85.19%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (85.19%) Patch Management
5 21 (77.78%) SANS
5 21 (77.78%) CISSP
5 21 (77.78%) SSCP
6 20 (74.07%) Splunk
7 19 (70.37%) Elastic Stack
7 19 (70.37%) QRadar
8 18 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (51.85%) LogRhythm
11 13 (48.15%) IBM
11 13 (48.15%) Case Management
12 12 (44.44%) Information Security
12 12 (44.44%) Security Operations
13 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
13 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
14 10 (37.04%) Security Monitoring
15 9 (33.33%) Open Source
15 9 (33.33%) Cyber Attack

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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Jetty
1 2 (7.41%) Mongrel
1 2 (7.41%) nginx
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.41%) Google App Engine
2 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) WAN
2 26 (96.30%) VoIP
3 24 (88.89%) Firewall
3 24 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 24 (88.89%) VPN
4 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
5 3 (11.11%) SSL
6 2 (7.41%) FTP
6 2 (7.41%) HTTP
6 2 (7.41%) IPsec
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
7 1 (3.70%) PBX
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Redis
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Security Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SOC Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) RESTful
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 2 (7.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (18.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) RIA
4 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 23 (85.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Patch Management
1 23 (85.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (85.19%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (48.15%) Case Management
5 12 (44.44%) Information Security
5 12 (44.44%) Security Operations
6 10 (37.04%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (33.33%) Open Source
8 6 (22.22%) Analytics
8 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
8 6 (22.22%) SIEM
9 5 (18.52%) DevOps
9 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
11 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (7.41%) ITIL
12 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) CISSP
1 21 (77.78%) SANS
1 21 (77.78%) SSCP
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) NCDA
4 1 (3.70%) NCIE
4 1 (3.70%) VCAP
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Xen
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) QRadar
2 7 (25.93%) Kibana
2 7 (25.93%) logstash
3 6 (22.22%) Nessus
3 6 (22.22%) Nexpose
3 6 (22.22%) Nmap
4 4 (14.81%) RSA enVision
5 2 (7.41%) Puppet
6 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Apple
2 20 (74.07%) Splunk
3 14 (51.85%) LogRhythm
4 13 (48.15%) IBM
5 6 (22.22%) ArcSight
5 6 (22.22%) Intel
5 6 (22.22%) Intel Security
5 6 (22.22%) NetWitness
5 6 (22.22%) Qualys
6 5 (18.52%) Snow
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
8 2 (7.41%) Google
9 1 (3.70%) Avaya
9 1 (3.70%) Cisco
9 1 (3.70%) HP
9 1 (3.70%) NetApp