The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 North West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 120 119 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs citing BGP 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.27% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 1.88% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£280 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 372 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.96% 14.17% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 173 194
Average daily rate £300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 58
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.56 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.17 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
BGP
England

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
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 22 July 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
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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
Cheshire +1 10 £280 - 1
Manchester +3 4 - - 5
Lancashire - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (72.00%) CCNP
3 18 (72.00%) Juniper
3 18 (72.00%) OSPF
4 14 (56.00%) MPLS
5 13 (52.00%) LAN
5 13 (52.00%) WAN
5 13 (52.00%) Firewall
6 12 (48.00%) F5
7 11 (44.00%) Wireless
8 9 (36.00%) VPN
9 8 (32.00%) VLAN
10 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
10 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
10 7 (28.00%) Riverbed
11 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (24.00%) DNS
11 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (24.00%) DHCP
11 6 (24.00%) IPsec
12 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
12 5 (20.00%) Firmware
12 5 (20.00%) DMZ
12 5 (20.00%) Internet
12 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
12 5 (20.00%) Network Security
12 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (20.00%) Multicast
12 5 (20.00%) Structured Cabling

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) OSPF
2 14 (56.00%) MPLS
3 13 (52.00%) LAN
3 13 (52.00%) WAN
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) Wireless
5 9 (36.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) VLAN
7 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 6 (24.00%) IPsec
9 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (20.00%) DMZ
9 5 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.00%) Network Security
9 5 (20.00%) Multicast
9 5 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Network Management
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (72.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) CCDP
3 4 (16.00%) CCIE
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) JNCIP
5 2 (8.00%) JNCIE
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView
2 1 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) Juniper
3 12 (48.00%) F5
4 7 (28.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Avaya
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Nortel
7 2 (8.00%) Websense
8 1 (4.00%) HP
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