The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 71 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% - 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +36.65%
BGP
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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 168 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.38% 14.45% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 111 63
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 21
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -8.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Cheshire region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BGP 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) VMware