The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 8 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.45% - 6.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £353 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
BGP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.68% 23.26% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Average daily rate £353 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) CatOS
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) HP