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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 117 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing BGP 39 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.35% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.71% 2.72% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.75
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
506 405 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.03% 13.03% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 173 130
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +8 21 £475 - 1
Lancashire - 9 £438 -
Merseyside - 7 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 52 (91.23%) OSPF
3 39 (68.42%) MPLS
4 30 (52.63%) WAN
5 29 (50.88%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (50.88%) Juniper
6 28 (49.12%) UNIX
7 27 (47.37%) CCNP
8 26 (45.61%) CCIE
8 26 (45.61%) VPN
8 26 (45.61%) Firewall
9 25 (43.86%) EIGRP
10 23 (40.35%) HSRP
11 22 (38.60%) Telecoms
12 21 (36.84%) LAN
13 20 (35.09%) CCNA
13 20 (35.09%) RSVP
13 20 (35.09%) Wireless
13 20 (35.09%) BT
13 20 (35.09%) JNCIP
13 20 (35.09%) JNCIA
13 20 (35.09%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (35.09%) Junos
14 19 (33.33%) IOS XR
14 19 (33.33%) BT 21CN
14 19 (33.33%) L2TP
14 19 (33.33%) VRRP
14 19 (33.33%) CCIP
14 19 (33.33%) IPv4
14 19 (33.33%) IPv6

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (14.04%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 52 (91.23%) OSPF
2 39 (68.42%) MPLS
3 30 (52.63%) WAN
4 26 (45.61%) VPN
4 26 (45.61%) Firewall
5 25 (43.86%) EIGRP
6 23 (40.35%) HSRP
7 21 (36.84%) LAN
8 20 (35.09%) RSVP
8 20 (35.09%) Wireless
8 20 (35.09%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (35.09%) Junos
9 19 (33.33%) IOS XR
9 19 (33.33%) BT 21CN
9 19 (33.33%) L2TP
9 19 (33.33%) VRRP
9 19 (33.33%) IPv4
9 19 (33.33%) IPv6
9 19 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 19 (33.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (38.60%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) IP Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Network Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Network Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Consultant
5 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Administrator
7 1 (1.75%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 1 (1.75%) Project Leader
7 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Support Specialist
7 1 (1.75%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Celerra
1 8 (14.04%) Clustering
1 8 (14.04%) Replication
2 1 (1.75%) DTV
2 1 (1.75%) Open Source
2 1 (1.75%) Life Science
2 1 (1.75%) FMCG
2 1 (1.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) UNIX
2 19 (33.33%) Linux
3 15 (26.32%) Windows
4 8 (14.04%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (21.05%) Migration
2 8 (14.04%) Change Control
2 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
2 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.28%) Network Management
4 5 (8.77%) Network Design
5 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.75%) Service Management
8 1 (1.75%) Change Management
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL
8 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.75%) Validation
Qualifications
1 29 (50.88%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (47.37%) CCNP
3 26 (45.61%) CCIE
4 20 (35.09%) CCNA
4 20 (35.09%) JNCIP
4 20 (35.09%) JNCIA
5 19 (33.33%) CCIP
6 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) CCDP
8 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.75%) Degree
8 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.04%) XenApp
3 8 (14.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.04%) VMware ESX
3 8 (14.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (3.51%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 29 (50.88%) Juniper
3 20 (35.09%) BT
4 15 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 13 (22.81%) VMware
6 11 (19.30%) SolarWinds
7 9 (15.79%) Nortel
7 9 (15.79%) Oracle
7 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.04%) Citrix
8 8 (14.04%) EMC
9 4 (7.02%) Avaya
9 4 (7.02%) Aruba
10 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.75%) Remedy
11 1 (1.75%) SAP
11 1 (1.75%) Infoblox
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