The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 114 129 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing BGP 37 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.81% 1.34% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
BGP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
474 373 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.76% 12.12% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 184 137
Average daily rate £325 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 38
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the North West region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the North West region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 14 £300 - 1
Merseyside - 12 £375 -
Lancashire - 5 £438 - 1
Cheshire -8 4 £375 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 62 (89.86%) OSPF
2 57 (82.61%) Cisco
3 36 (52.17%) EIGRP
4 34 (49.28%) Wireless
5 32 (46.38%) Firewall
5 32 (46.38%) MPLS
6 30 (43.48%) WAN
7 25 (36.23%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (36.23%) Juniper
7 25 (36.23%) Data Centre
8 24 (34.78%) LAN
9 22 (31.88%) VPN
9 22 (31.88%) CCNP
10 21 (30.43%) UNIX
11 19 (27.54%) CCIE
12 17 (24.64%) Aruba
13 16 (23.19%) HSRP
13 16 (23.19%) Windows
13 16 (23.19%) JNCIP
14 14 (20.29%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (20.29%) Linux
14 14 (20.29%) DNS
14 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
14 14 (20.29%) CCNA
14 14 (20.29%) SAN
14 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (18.84%) DHCP
15 13 (18.84%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (18.84%) BT
15 13 (18.84%) IPsec

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (89.86%) OSPF
2 36 (52.17%) EIGRP
3 34 (49.28%) Wireless
4 32 (46.38%) Firewall
4 32 (46.38%) MPLS
5 30 (43.48%) WAN
6 24 (34.78%) LAN
7 22 (31.88%) VPN
8 16 (23.19%) HSRP
9 14 (20.29%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (20.29%) DNS
9 14 (20.29%) SAN
10 13 (18.84%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (18.84%) IPsec
10 13 (18.84%) DHCP
11 12 (17.39%) RSVP
11 12 (17.39%) Internet
11 12 (17.39%) Junos
12 11 (15.94%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (18.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Architect
3 12 (17.39%) IP Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Implementation Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Consultant
5 9 (13.04%) Network Consultant
5 9 (13.04%) Network Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Network Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco Network Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Administrator
9 1 (1.45%) Network Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Telephony Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Specialist
9 1 (1.45%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) EMC VNX
2 8 (11.59%) Celerra
2 8 (11.59%) Replication
2 8 (11.59%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Statistics
3 2 (2.90%) FMCG
4 1 (1.45%) Life Science
4 1 (1.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) UNIX
2 16 (23.19%) Windows
3 14 (20.29%) Linux
4 8 (11.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (15.94%) Migration
3 10 (14.49%) Network Management
4 8 (11.59%) Change Control
4 8 (11.59%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
4 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.70%) Network Design
6 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.80%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.35%) Open Source
9 1 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.45%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.45%) Analytics
9 1 (1.45%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.45%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.45%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) Perl
1 2 (2.90%) Python
2 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.88%) CCNP
3 19 (27.54%) CCIE
4 16 (23.19%) JNCIP
5 14 (20.29%) CCNA
6 12 (17.39%) JNCIA
7 11 (15.94%) CCIP
8 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.35%) Degree
9 3 (4.35%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.90%) CCDP
10 2 (2.90%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) Terminal Services
2 8 (11.59%) VMware ESX
2 8 (11.59%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.59%) XenApp
2 8 (11.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.35%) Nagios
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 57 (82.61%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) Juniper
3 17 (24.64%) Aruba
4 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
5 13 (18.84%) BT
5 13 (18.84%) VMware
6 10 (14.49%) SolarWinds
7 8 (11.59%) Oracle
7 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.59%) EMC
7 8 (11.59%) Nortel
7 8 (11.59%) Citrix
8 4 (5.80%) Avaya
9 3 (4.35%) Infoblox
9 3 (4.35%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.90%) Huawei
10 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.45%) SAP
11 1 (1.45%) Remedy
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