The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 100 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.38% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 2.54% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £320 £425 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +31.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
216 276 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.86% 14.81% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 142 72
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 23 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BGP.

1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) CCNP
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (72.73%) EIGRP
4 8 (72.73%) F5
5 6 (54.55%) Juniper
6 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
7 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
7 4 (36.36%) IGRP
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) Wireless
7 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
8 3 (27.27%) DHCP
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (27.27%) Network Security
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (18.18%) MPLS
9 2 (18.18%) VoIP
9 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 2 (18.18%) Aruba
10 1 (9.09%) Junos
10 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) EIGRP
4 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (36.36%) IGRP
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
8 1 (9.09%) Junos
8 1 (9.09%) VPLS
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCNP
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 2 (18.18%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet