The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 78
Contract jobs citing RIP 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £25.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+30.39% -34.61%
RIP
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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
156 176 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.11% 15.40% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 78 116
Average daily rate £360 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RIP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

RIP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RIP 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 RIP.

1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) PSTN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCDP
4 1 (25.00%) OpenView
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RIP 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 RIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) HP