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 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 81 79 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.20% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.73% 1.45% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
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
183 138 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.94% 14.01% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 73 50
Median daily rate £385 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -48.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) JNCIA
3 4 (44.44%) iSeries
3 4 (44.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) FabricPath
3 4 (44.44%) TRILL
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) Lisp
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) IPv4
3 4 (44.44%) IPv6
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA

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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) FabricPath
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) IPv4
3 4 (44.44%) IPv6
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) TRILL
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) IGRP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) PBX
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Data Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration Lead
2 4 (44.44%) Lead Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Lead Data Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Migration Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (44.44%) iSeries
2 2 (22.22%) IVR
3 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
3 1 (11.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) JNCIA
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Nortel