Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 152 141
Rank change year-on-year +26 -11 -30
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 1.93% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Manchester median daily rate £450 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -25.71% +21.53%
10th Percentile £390 £229 £366
90th Percentile £530 £388 £484
North West median daily rate £450 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +28.57% -11.39% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

BGP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 386 569 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.04% 16.15% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 329 265
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £207 £205
90th Percentile £538 £545 £513
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.48
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year - -5.44% -10.95%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Manchester

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BGP in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BGP.

1 11 (100.00%) Broadband
1 11 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) BT
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) JNCIE
3 6 (54.55%) JNCIP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Cacti
4 2 (18.18%) OpenNMS
4 2 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (18.18%) Foundry
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 2 (18.18%) Junos
4 2 (18.18%) MRTG
4 2 (18.18%) HSRP
4 2 (18.18%) RANCID
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Huawei
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) LLU
4 2 (18.18%) ZyXEL
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) SCOM

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Broadband
1 11 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) HSRP
3 2 (18.18%) IPv6
3 2 (18.18%) Junos
3 2 (18.18%) LLU
3 2 (18.18%) MRTG
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) TACACS
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) VRRP
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
1 7 (63.64%) Network Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Design Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Core Network Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Core Network Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) IP Architect
3 4 (36.36%) IP Design Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) IP Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Designer
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Network Designer
5 2 (18.18%) Product Design Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Product Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Network Management
1 2 (18.18%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) JNCIE
2 6 (54.55%) CCIE
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cacti
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) OpenNMS
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) RANCID
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) BT
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Brocade
3 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
3 2 (18.18%) Foundry
3 2 (18.18%) Huawei
3 2 (18.18%) ZyXEL