The table below looks at the statistics for BGP 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 BGP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 73 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing BGP 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 3.64% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
218 110 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.95% 8.67% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 45 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £439 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing BGP 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 BGP.

1 33 (84.62%) OSPF
2 32 (82.05%) Cisco
3 28 (71.79%) MPLS
4 22 (56.41%) UNIX
5 20 (51.28%) VPN
5 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (51.28%) CCNP
5 20 (51.28%) Juniper
6 19 (48.72%) Firewall
6 19 (48.72%) WAN
7 18 (46.15%) CCIE
7 18 (46.15%) JNCIP
8 17 (43.59%) CCNA
8 17 (43.59%) EIGRP
9 16 (41.03%) JNCIA
9 16 (41.03%) Telecoms
9 16 (41.03%) HSRP
10 15 (38.46%) IOS XR
10 15 (38.46%) Junos
10 15 (38.46%) BT 21CN
10 15 (38.46%) BT
10 15 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (38.46%) L2TP
10 15 (38.46%) RSVP
10 15 (38.46%) VRRP
10 15 (38.46%) CCIP
10 15 (38.46%) IPv4
10 15 (38.46%) IPv6
10 15 (38.46%) Ethernet
10 15 (38.46%) Broadband

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing BGP 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 BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) OSPF
2 28 (71.79%) MPLS
3 20 (51.28%) VPN
4 19 (48.72%) Firewall
4 19 (48.72%) WAN
5 17 (43.59%) EIGRP
6 16 (41.03%) HSRP
7 15 (38.46%) IOS XR
7 15 (38.46%) Junos
7 15 (38.46%) BT 21CN
7 15 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (38.46%) L2TP
7 15 (38.46%) RSVP
7 15 (38.46%) VRRP
7 15 (38.46%) IPv4
7 15 (38.46%) IPv6
7 15 (38.46%) Ethernet
7 15 (38.46%) Broadband
8 14 (35.90%) Wireless
9 12 (30.77%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (41.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Operations Engineer
1 15 (38.46%) IP Engineer
1 15 (38.46%) Implementation Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Celerra
2 7 (17.95%) Clustering
2 7 (17.95%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) IVR
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) UNIX
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Windows
4 7 (17.95%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
1 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (17.95%) Migration
1 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
2 6 (15.38%) Change Control
2 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (12.82%) Network Management
4 3 (7.69%) Network Design
4 3 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) SOA
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (51.28%) CCNP
2 18 (46.15%) CCIE
2 18 (46.15%) JNCIP
3 17 (43.59%) CCNA
4 16 (41.03%) JNCIA
5 15 (38.46%) CCIP
6 3 (7.69%) Degree
6 3 (7.69%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Terminal Services
2 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
2 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
2 7 (17.95%) XenApp
2 7 (17.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
2 2 (5.13%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Juniper
3 15 (38.46%) BT
4 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 8 (20.51%) VMware
6 7 (17.95%) EMC
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) Oracle
6 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
6 7 (17.95%) Nortel
6 7 (17.95%) Citrix
7 3 (7.69%) Infoblox
7 3 (7.69%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Huawei
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