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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 88 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 0.40% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 3.38% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
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%
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
193 148 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.88% 11.81% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 70 71
Average daily rate £305 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.16 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 July 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 July 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 26 (81.25%) OSPF
2 25 (78.13%) Cisco
3 19 (59.38%) MPLS
3 19 (59.38%) Firewall
4 17 (53.13%) Wireless
4 17 (53.13%) UNIX
5 16 (50.00%) WAN
5 16 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 15 (46.88%) VPN
7 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (37.50%) Juniper
9 11 (34.38%) CCNP
9 11 (34.38%) JNCIP
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
10 10 (31.25%) 802.1X
10 10 (31.25%) Internet
10 10 (31.25%) CCIE
10 10 (31.25%) DNS
10 10 (31.25%) Windows
10 10 (31.25%) DHCP
11 9 (28.13%) LAN
11 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
11 9 (28.13%) CCNA
11 9 (28.13%) SAN
11 9 (28.13%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (28.13%) SolarWinds
12 8 (25.00%) HSRP
12 8 (25.00%) JNCIA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (21.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) OSPF
2 19 (59.38%) MPLS
2 19 (59.38%) Firewall
3 17 (53.13%) Wireless
4 16 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 16 (50.00%) WAN
5 15 (46.88%) VPN
6 10 (31.25%) DNS
6 10 (31.25%) DHCP
6 10 (31.25%) Internet
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
7 9 (28.13%) LAN
7 9 (28.13%) SAN
8 8 (25.00%) SNMP
8 8 (25.00%) VoIP
8 8 (25.00%) HSRP
9 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (21.88%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Implementation Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) IP Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Network Support
6 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.88%) EMC VNX
2 7 (21.88%) Celerra
2 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 7 (21.88%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) UNIX
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Solaris
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) Business Continuity
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.75%) Change Control
4 5 (15.63%) Network Management
5 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) Network Design
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Perl
1 3 (9.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) JNCIP
2 11 (34.38%) CCNP
3 10 (31.25%) CCIE
4 9 (28.13%) CCNA
5 8 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 7 (21.88%) CCIP
7 3 (9.38%) JNCIS
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) Terminal Services
1 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
1 7 (21.88%) XenApp
1 7 (21.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.38%) Nagios
2 3 (9.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) Juniper
3 9 (28.13%) SolarWinds
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.88%) BT
4 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) EMC
4 7 (21.88%) Nortel
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) Avaya
5 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
5 3 (9.38%) Infoblox
5 3 (9.38%) Aruba
6 2 (6.25%) Huawei
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