The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 87 82 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Contract jobs citing BGP 44 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.54% 1.55% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.04% 6.69% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 5
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£450 £215 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -28.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +433.33%
BGP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
728 643 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.52% 23.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 237 211
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 6 £363 +20.83% 7
Bracknell - 5 £450 - 1
Windsor - 4 - -
Maidenhead -5 3 £350 +18.64% 1
Slough -1 1 - - 1
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 77 (85.56%) Cisco
2 65 (72.22%) OSPF
3 52 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (56.67%) MPLS
5 50 (55.56%) Firewall
6 38 (42.22%) Telecoms
7 36 (40.00%) CCNP
8 34 (37.78%) CheckPoint
9 28 (31.11%) VPN
10 26 (28.89%) Network Design
11 25 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (25.56%) CCIE
13 23 (25.56%) EIGRP
14 21 (23.33%) Juniper
14 21 (23.33%) LAN
15 20 (22.22%) F5
16 19 (21.11%) CCNA
17 18 (20.00%) Ethernet
17 18 (20.00%) Network Security
18 17 (18.89%) WAN
18 17 (18.89%) Linux
18 17 (18.89%) Internet
18 17 (18.89%) IPsec
19 16 (17.78%) Migration
20 14 (15.56%) RIP
20 14 (15.56%) FortiGate
21 12 (13.33%) Change Management
21 12 (13.33%) DNS
21 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.67%) Apache
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.44%) IIS
3 4 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) Confluence
4 2 (2.22%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.11%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 65 (72.22%) OSPF
2 51 (56.67%) MPLS
3 50 (55.56%) Firewall
4 28 (31.11%) VPN
5 25 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (25.56%) EIGRP
8 21 (23.33%) LAN
9 18 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 18 (20.00%) Network Security
10 17 (18.89%) WAN
10 17 (18.89%) Internet
10 17 (18.89%) IPsec
11 14 (15.56%) RIP
12 12 (13.33%) DNS
12 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 11 (12.22%) Wireless
13 11 (12.22%) Spanning Tree
14 10 (11.11%) ADSL
15 9 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.44%) DB2
2 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Hudson
1 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
1 2 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 38 (42.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Games
3 2 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 30 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 23 (25.56%) Design Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Security Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Architect
6 8 (8.89%) IP Network Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Environment Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Network Design Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Programme Test Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Test Environment Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Network Consultant
11 2 (2.22%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.22%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) MPEG
3 2 (2.22%) DTV
3 2 (2.22%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.22%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.22%) IPTV
3 2 (2.22%) Wiki
3 2 (2.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) UNIX
3 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.44%) AIX
4 4 (4.44%) SUSE
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Solaris
5 2 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Debian
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Network Design
2 16 (17.78%) Migration
3 12 (13.33%) Change Management
4 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.78%) ITIL
7 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.67%) Project Management
7 6 (6.67%) Validation
7 6 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 5 (5.56%) Network Management
8 5 (5.56%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) Java
2 2 (2.22%) Perl
2 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.22%) Ruby
3 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (40.00%) CCNP
3 23 (25.56%) CCIE
4 19 (21.11%) CCNA
5 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.78%) BC Cleared
5 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (5.56%) CISSP
7 5 (5.56%) CCIP
8 4 (4.44%) Degree
9 3 (3.33%) CCSE
9 3 (3.33%) CCSA
9 3 (3.33%) CCDP
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.11%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) FreeRADIUS
1 4 (4.44%) vSphere
2 3 (3.33%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Firmware
3 2 (2.22%) Samba
3 2 (2.22%) iptables
3 2 (2.22%) Postfix
3 2 (2.22%) XenServer
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.44%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.22%) Puppet
5 2 (2.22%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.11%) Salt
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (85.56%) Cisco
2 34 (37.78%) CheckPoint
3 21 (23.33%) Juniper
4 20 (22.22%) F5
5 9 (10.00%) Citrix
5 9 (10.00%) VMware
6 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.44%) IBM
7 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.44%) CA
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle
7 4 (4.44%) Splunk
8 3 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.33%) Huawei
8 3 (3.33%) BT
9 2 (2.22%) Adobe
9 2 (2.22%) Apple
9 2 (2.22%) Cramer
9 2 (2.22%) Tektronix
9 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
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