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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 98 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.28% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 1.96% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £315 £381 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% +32.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
208 255 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.49% 14.21% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 140 104
Median daily rate £400 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 15 (93.75%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (75.00%) Juniper
3 12 (75.00%) CCNP
3 12 (75.00%) F5
4 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
5 9 (56.25%) Firewall
6 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (50.00%) NetScreen
6 8 (50.00%) IGRP
6 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (25.00%) CCNA
10 3 (18.75%) Wireless
10 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (18.75%) VLAN
10 3 (18.75%) DHCP
10 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
10 3 (18.75%) Network Security
10 3 (18.75%) HSRP
11 2 (12.50%) Aruba
11 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
11 2 (12.50%) MPLS

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 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) OSPF
2 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (50.00%) IGRP
4 8 (50.00%) NetScreen
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) HSRP
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) MPLS
8 2 (12.50%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCNP
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) F5
2 12 (75.00%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
4 2 (12.50%) Aruba
4 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
4 2 (12.50%) ZyXEL
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) Foundry
5 1 (6.25%) Huawei
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft