The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 31 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 Aberdeen 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 25 25
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 2.13% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.38% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 31.53% 13.83% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 8
Average daily rate £150 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.74% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
BGP
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BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the Aberdeen region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Aberdeen region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

BGP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CCM
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed