The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 81 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £358
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -17.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £33.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+433.33% +28.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 138 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.36% 14.05% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 103
Average daily rate £325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
BGP
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - - - -
BGP
North West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) Nortel
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) NetScaler

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) IPv6
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) RIP
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Nortel
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (20.00%) NetScout
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) HP