The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Redback products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Redback over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Redback Networks, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Redback
Rank 83 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Redback 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% - 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
619 385 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.08% 39.81% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 164 298
Average daily rate £330 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.42 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.74 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Redback
North West

Redback
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Redback across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Redback Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Redback
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Redback Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Redback
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Redback also 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 that cited Redback.

1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) JNCIP
2 4 (80.00%) JNCIE
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband

Redback
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Redback also 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 that cited Redback. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCIE
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) CCDP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) JNCIP
1 4 (80.00%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco