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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 147 149 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 2.69% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £469 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +67.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
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
533 521 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.21% 12.41% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 282 247
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 5 £325 -30.66% 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (80.95%) Firewall
3 17 (80.95%) CCNP
3 17 (80.95%) WAN
4 16 (76.19%) OSPF
5 15 (71.43%) EIGRP
6 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
7 12 (57.14%) LAN
8 11 (52.38%) VoIP
8 11 (52.38%) Juniper
8 11 (52.38%) MPLS
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (28.57%) F5
10 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
10 6 (28.57%) JNCIA
10 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
10 6 (28.57%) CCNA
11 5 (23.81%) DNS
11 5 (23.81%) NetScreen
11 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
12 4 (19.05%) VPN
12 4 (19.05%) Nortel
12 4 (19.05%) Finance
12 4 (19.05%) Wireless
13 3 (14.29%) IGRP
13 3 (14.29%) CCIE
13 3 (14.29%) HTTP
13 3 (14.29%) PBX
13 3 (14.29%) SMTP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) OSPF
3 15 (71.43%) EIGRP
4 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
5 12 (57.14%) LAN
6 11 (52.38%) MPLS
6 11 (52.38%) VoIP
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
8 5 (23.81%) DNS
8 5 (23.81%) NetScreen
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) Wireless
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (14.29%) HTTP
10 3 (14.29%) IGRP
10 3 (14.29%) Network Security
10 3 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Transmission Planner
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Security Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (80.95%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) JNCIA
4 3 (14.29%) CCIE
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Juniper
3 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) F5
3 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 4 (19.05%) Nortel
5 1 (4.76%) Aruba
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.76%) Huawei
5 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Nokia
5 1 (4.76%) Novell
5 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Tellabs
5 1 (4.76%) Virgin Media