Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 9.23% 14.84% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.29% 63.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 0
Salford median daily rate £295 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.44% - -
Manchester median daily rate £335 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -21.18% +21.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Salford median hourly rate £21.60 - -
Manchester median hourly rate £21.25 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +57.41% -3.57% -21.50%

WAN 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 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 26.92% 23.44% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 17
Salford median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +36.00%
10th Percentile £175 £375 £325
90th Percentile £563 £570 £438
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Salford median hourly rate £21.60 - -
Manchester median hourly rate £16.14 £18.25 £14.19
% change year-on-year -11.58% +28.61% -14.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Salford

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Salford

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Salford over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Salford

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (91.67%) Time Management
3 10 (83.33%) NHS
4 6 (50.00%) VoIP
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) PBX
5 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (41.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (8.33%) Nexpose
6 1 (8.33%) Cyberattack
6 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (8.33%) AlienVault
6 1 (8.33%) QRadar
6 1 (8.33%) SANS
6 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (8.33%) Case Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Snow
6 1 (8.33%) PMO
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Intel

WAN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) VoIP
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Support
2 5 (41.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) NHS
2 5 (41.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberattack
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Case Management
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) SANS
1 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nexpose
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
1 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) AlienVault
1 1 (8.33%) Apple
1 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (8.33%) Intel
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee
1 1 (8.33%) Qualys
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
1 1 (8.33%) Snow
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk