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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 145 148 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing BGP 12 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.19% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 1.34% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Median daily rate £320 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £364 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.12% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
465 597 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.80% 14.39% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 347 227
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 50 37
Median hourly rate £19.63 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +1 8 £320 -16.06% 5
Cheshire +15 1 £338 -13.46% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco
1 15 (88.24%) OSPF
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) CCNP
3 11 (64.71%) F5
4 10 (58.82%) EIGRP
5 8 (47.06%) Juniper
5 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 8 (47.06%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) Network Security
6 6 (35.29%) NetScreen
6 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
7 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
8 4 (23.53%) MPLS
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) IGRP
9 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
9 3 (17.65%) VoIP
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) VPN
9 3 (17.65%) CCNA
9 3 (17.65%) Network Design
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (11.76%) Aruba

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) OSPF
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) EIGRP
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (35.29%) NetScreen
5 6 (35.29%) Network Security
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) IGRP
7 4 (23.53%) MPLS
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 3 (17.65%) VoIP
8 3 (17.65%) VPN
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) CCNP
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCDP
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) F5
3 8 (47.06%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Aruba
6 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.88%) VMware