The table below looks at the statistics for GLBP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLBP over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GLBP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GLBP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 212 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.86% 11.81% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 112 85
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 19
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% -44.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%