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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 74 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing BGP 17 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.56% 1.88% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 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 £332 £425 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
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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
161 160 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.94% 14.13% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 70 102
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 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 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) MPLS
2 20 (90.91%) OSPF
3 18 (81.82%) EIGRP
4 16 (72.73%) WAN
5 15 (68.18%) Wireless
6 14 (63.64%) LAN
7 12 (54.55%) Nortel
7 12 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (50.00%) CCNP
9 10 (45.45%) Firewall
10 9 (40.91%) VPN
10 9 (40.91%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (36.36%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds
11 8 (36.36%) VPLS
11 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (36.36%) UNIX
11 8 (36.36%) DMZ
11 8 (36.36%) Internet
11 8 (36.36%) Juniper
12 7 (31.82%) Migration
12 7 (31.82%) BT
12 7 (31.82%) CCNA
13 6 (27.27%) JNCIP
14 5 (22.73%) IGRP
14 5 (22.73%) WLAN
14 5 (22.73%) Ethernet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (90.91%) MPLS
1 20 (90.91%) OSPF
2 18 (81.82%) EIGRP
3 16 (72.73%) WAN
4 15 (68.18%) Wireless
5 14 (63.64%) LAN
6 12 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (45.45%) Firewall
8 9 (40.91%) VPN
8 9 (40.91%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (36.36%) VPLS
9 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (36.36%) DMZ
9 8 (36.36%) Internet
10 5 (22.73%) IGRP
10 5 (22.73%) WLAN
10 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
10 5 (22.73%) IPv6
11 4 (18.18%) IPv4
11 4 (18.18%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Leader
1 8 (36.36%) Technical Project Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) IP Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Network Design
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
3 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (50.00%) CCNP
2 7 (31.82%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) JNCIP
4 5 (22.73%) CCIE
5 4 (18.18%) CCIP
5 4 (18.18%) JNCIA
6 2 (9.09%) JNCIE
6 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
7 1 (4.55%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.55%) HP MASE
7 1 (4.55%) CCDP
7 1 (4.55%) CCSE
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Nortel
3 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds
4 8 (36.36%) Juniper
5 7 (31.82%) BT
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) Avaya
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) Meraki
8 1 (4.55%) Aruba
8 1 (4.55%) AirMagnet
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) Brocade
8 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
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