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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 101 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.62% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 5.05% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
283 198 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.31% 12.28% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 95 68
Median daily rate £375 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% -64.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BGP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 5 (62.50%) F5
5 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (50.00%) NetScreen
5 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (37.50%) CCIE
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
8 1 (12.50%) VPN
8 1 (12.50%) CCNA
8 1 (12.50%) CCDP
8 1 (12.50%) Nortel
8 1 (12.50%) DHCP
8 1 (12.50%) PPP
8 1 (12.50%) PBX
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (12.50%) Unix
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 4 (50.00%) NetScreen
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) PBX
5 1 (12.50%) PPP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) X.21
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Novell
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
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