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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 95 101 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing BGP 9 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.26% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 1.92% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £320 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £420 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
277 260 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.51% 13.35% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 91
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) CCNP
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) F5
3 8 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) NetScreen
6 4 (33.33%) IGRP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) MPLS
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) VoIP
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (16.67%) Aruba
9 1 (8.33%) Junos
9 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring

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 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) NetScreen
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (33.33%) IGRP
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 1 (8.33%) Junos
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNP
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCDP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
2 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (16.67%) Aruba
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet