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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 97 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.38% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 2.72% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£469 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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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
223 184 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.88% 14.08% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 88 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.19 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £40.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 31 August 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 15 (75.00%) OSPF
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 9 (45.00%) VPN
4 9 (45.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) DHCP
4 9 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (40.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) Juniper
5 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 7 (35.00%) MPLS
6 7 (35.00%) VoIP
6 7 (35.00%) SNMP
7 6 (30.00%) JNCIP
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (25.00%) UNIX
8 5 (25.00%) CCIE
8 5 (25.00%) CCNP
8 5 (25.00%) 802.1X
9 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (20.00%) Network Management
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (20.00%) CCNA
9 4 (20.00%) IPsec
10 3 (15.00%) TACACS
10 3 (15.00%) Telnet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) OSPF
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 9 (45.00%) DHCP
4 9 (45.00%) VPN
4 9 (45.00%) DNS
5 8 (40.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (35.00%) MPLS
6 7 (35.00%) VoIP
6 7 (35.00%) SNMP
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (20.00%) IPsec
9 3 (15.00%) SSH
9 3 (15.00%) Network Security
9 3 (15.00%) TACACS
9 3 (15.00%) Telnet
9 3 (15.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Statistics
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (20.00%) Network Management
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) JNCIP
3 5 (25.00%) CCIE
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
5 3 (15.00%) JNCIS
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) CCIP
7 1 (5.00%) CCDP
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (15.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (15.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (15.00%) Aruba
4 2 (10.00%) BT
4 2 (10.00%) Huawei
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds