Period
to 22 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing WAN 23 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 22.55% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 62.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 0
Salford median daily rate £438 - -
Manchester median daily rate £425 £378 £331
% change year-on-year +12.43% +14.11% -13.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £19.50 £12.58 £14.50
% change year-on-year +55.01% -13.24% -62.48%

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 37 9 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 36.27% 10.71% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 3
Salford median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.39% +18.46%
10th Percentile £303 £312 £339
90th Percentile £575 £472 £409
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Salford median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -21.05% +13.43%

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 July 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 22 July 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 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 20 (86.96%) VoIP
3 19 (82.61%) VPN
3 19 (82.61%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) Firewall
4 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
4 18 (78.26%) Splunk
5 17 (73.91%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (73.91%) Patch Management
5 17 (73.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (73.91%) Unix
5 17 (73.91%) Linux
5 17 (73.91%) Apple
5 17 (73.91%) Elastic Stack
5 17 (73.91%) QRadar
6 16 (69.57%) SANS
6 16 (69.57%) CISSP
6 16 (69.57%) SSCP
7 15 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (56.52%) LogRhythm
9 12 (52.17%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (52.17%) IBM
10 11 (47.83%) Security Operations
10 11 (47.83%) Case Management
11 10 (43.48%) Information Security
11 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
11 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
12 9 (39.13%) Cyber Attack
13 8 (34.78%) Security Monitoring
13 8 (34.78%) Open Source

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 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) Jetty
1 2 (8.70%) Mongrel
1 2 (8.70%) nginx
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) Google App Engine
2 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 20 (86.96%) VoIP
3 19 (82.61%) Firewall
3 19 (82.61%) VPN
4 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (13.04%) SSL
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) FTP
6 2 (8.70%) HTTP
6 2 (8.70%) IPsec
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) PBX
7 1 (4.35%) Skype
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Redis
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Security Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) RESTful
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (26.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Patch Management
1 17 (73.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 17 (73.91%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (52.17%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (47.83%) Case Management
4 11 (47.83%) Security Operations
5 10 (43.48%) Information Security
6 8 (34.78%) Open Source
6 8 (34.78%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (21.74%) Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) Data Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) SIEM
8 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
8 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) CISSP
1 16 (69.57%) SANS
1 16 (69.57%) SSCP
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) NCDA
5 1 (4.35%) NCIE
5 1 (4.35%) VCAP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (73.91%) QRadar
2 6 (26.09%) Kibana
2 6 (26.09%) logstash
3 5 (21.74%) Nessus
3 5 (21.74%) Nexpose
3 5 (21.74%) Nmap
4 3 (13.04%) RSA enVision
5 2 (8.70%) Puppet
6 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Splunk
2 17 (73.91%) Apple
3 13 (56.52%) LogRhythm
4 12 (52.17%) IBM
5 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
5 5 (21.74%) Intel
5 5 (21.74%) McAfee
5 5 (21.74%) Qualys
5 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
5 5 (21.74%) Snow
6 4 (17.39%) AlienVault
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 2 (8.70%) Google
8 1 (4.35%) Avaya
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco
8 1 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (4.35%) NetApp
8 1 (4.35%) NetWitness