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 3 months to 24 April 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 29.63% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 69.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +8.27% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -29.76% -19.23%  

WAN 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 23 6 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 42.59% 13.04% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 24 April 2017, 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 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 24 (96.00%) VoIP
3 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (88.00%) VPN
3 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 22 (88.00%) Firewall
4 21 (84.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 21 (84.00%) Apple
4 21 (84.00%) Linux
4 21 (84.00%) Unix
4 21 (84.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (84.00%) Patch Management
5 20 (80.00%) SANS
5 20 (80.00%) CISSP
5 20 (80.00%) SSCP
6 18 (72.00%) Splunk
7 17 (68.00%) QRadar
7 17 (68.00%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (68.00%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (52.00%) LogRhythm
9 12 (48.00%) Information Security
9 12 (48.00%) IBM
10 11 (44.00%) Case Management
10 11 (44.00%) Security Operations
10 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (32.00%) Open Source
11 8 (32.00%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (32.00%) Security Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) Jetty
1 2 (8.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (8.00%) nginx
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 24 (96.00%) VoIP
3 22 (88.00%) Firewall
3 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (88.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (12.00%) SSL
4 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) FTP
5 2 (8.00%) HTTP
5 2 (8.00%) IPsec
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) PBX
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (24.00%) Security Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SOC Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) RESTful
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) RIA
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Patch Management
1 21 (84.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 21 (84.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 17 (68.00%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (48.00%) Information Security
5 11 (44.00%) Case Management
5 11 (44.00%) Security Operations
6 8 (32.00%) Open Source
6 8 (32.00%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) DevOps
7 5 (20.00%) SIEM
8 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL
10 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) CISSP
1 20 (80.00%) SANS
1 20 (80.00%) SSCP
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) NCDA
4 1 (4.00%) NCIE
4 1 (4.00%) VCAP
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) QRadar
2 6 (24.00%) Kibana
2 6 (24.00%) logstash
3 5 (20.00%) Nessus
3 5 (20.00%) Nexpose
3 5 (20.00%) Nmap
4 3 (12.00%) RSA enVision
5 2 (8.00%) Puppet
6 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Apple
2 18 (72.00%) Splunk
3 13 (52.00%) LogRhythm
4 12 (48.00%) IBM
5 5 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 5 (20.00%) Intel
5 5 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 5 (20.00%) NetWitness
5 5 (20.00%) Qualys
5 5 (20.00%) Snow
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 2 (8.00%) Google
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp