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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 69 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing BGP 22 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.57% 0.087% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 0.56% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £102.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -75.18%
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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
154 180 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.96% 15.58% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 79 111
Average daily rate £360 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014, 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 (96.30%) Cisco
2 25 (92.59%) OSPF
3 24 (88.89%) MPLS
4 19 (70.37%) EIGRP
5 18 (66.67%) WAN
6 16 (59.26%) LAN
7 15 (55.56%) CCNP
7 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (55.56%) Wireless
8 12 (44.44%) Firewall
8 12 (44.44%) Juniper
8 12 (44.44%) Nortel
8 12 (44.44%) VPN
8 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (40.74%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (40.74%) UNIX
9 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
10 10 (37.04%) BT
10 10 (37.04%) CCNA
11 9 (33.33%) JNCIP
11 9 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (29.63%) SolarWinds
12 8 (29.63%) VPLS
12 8 (29.63%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (29.63%) IPv6
12 8 (29.63%) CCIE
12 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
12 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
12 8 (29.63%) DMZ
12 8 (29.63%) Internet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (92.59%) OSPF
2 24 (88.89%) MPLS
3 19 (70.37%) EIGRP
4 18 (66.67%) WAN
5 16 (59.26%) LAN
6 15 (55.56%) Wireless
7 12 (44.44%) Firewall
7 12 (44.44%) VPN
7 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (40.74%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (29.63%) VPLS
10 8 (29.63%) IPv6
10 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
10 8 (29.63%) DMZ
10 8 (29.63%) Internet
11 7 (25.93%) L2TP
11 7 (25.93%) RSVP
11 7 (25.93%) VRRP
11 7 (25.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Technical Project Leader
1 8 (29.63%) Project Leader
2 7 (25.93%) Implementation Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) IP Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (3.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) CCNP
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNA
3 9 (33.33%) JNCIP
4 8 (29.63%) CCIE
5 7 (25.93%) CCIP
5 7 (25.93%) JNCIA
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIS
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) HP ASE
7 1 (3.70%) HP MASE
7 1 (3.70%) CCDP
7 1 (3.70%) CCSE
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Juniper
2 12 (44.44%) Nortel
3 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
4 10 (37.04%) BT
5 8 (29.63%) SolarWinds
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) Avaya
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Meraki
8 1 (3.70%) Aruba
8 1 (3.70%) AirMagnet
8 1 (3.70%) Brocade
8 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.70%) VMware
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) Motorola
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