The table below looks at the statistics for the IP Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Engineer
Rank 82 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring an IP Engineer 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 0.83% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £394 £368
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -
IP Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1133 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 94.26% 90.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 581 630
Average daily rate £325 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 90 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

IP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IP Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Engineer across the Manchester region.

IP Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IP Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IP Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management

IP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IP Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IP Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) xDSL
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) F5