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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 89 92 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing BGP 34 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 1.47% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 5.79% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £253 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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
598 639 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.32% 25.44% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 217 212
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 11 £414 +16.96% 6
Slough +6 7 £208 - 1
Bracknell - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £350 - 1
Windsor -2 1 - -
Newbury -3 1 - - 3
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 65 (84.42%) Cisco
2 58 (75.32%) OSPF
3 54 (70.13%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (62.34%) MPLS
5 43 (55.84%) CCNP
6 42 (54.55%) Firewall
7 28 (36.36%) Telecoms
8 24 (31.17%) CheckPoint
8 24 (31.17%) Juniper
8 24 (31.17%) LAN
9 23 (29.87%) Network Design
10 22 (28.57%) F5
11 21 (27.27%) CCIE
12 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
12 19 (24.68%) VPN
12 19 (24.68%) EIGRP
12 19 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (22.08%) CCNA
13 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
14 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (19.48%) Load Balancing
15 15 (19.48%) RIP
16 14 (18.18%) WAN
17 13 (16.88%) Internet
18 12 (15.58%) Linux
18 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
18 12 (15.58%) Network Security
19 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
19 11 (14.29%) Broadband
19 11 (14.29%) Ethernet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (5.19%) Lync
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 58 (75.32%) OSPF
2 48 (62.34%) MPLS
3 42 (54.55%) Firewall
4 24 (31.17%) LAN
5 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
5 19 (24.68%) VPN
5 19 (24.68%) EIGRP
5 19 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (19.48%) RIP
8 14 (18.18%) WAN
9 13 (16.88%) Internet
10 12 (15.58%) Network Security
11 11 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 11 (14.29%) Broadband
12 10 (12.99%) SNMP
12 10 (12.99%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (12.99%) Wireless
13 9 (11.69%) DSL
13 9 (11.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) MySQL
1 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Subversion
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.30%) Hudson
1 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Billing
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) IP Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Design Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Architect
4 7 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.60%) Network Specialist
8 2 (2.60%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Network Support
8 2 (2.60%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) CSS
2 2 (2.60%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) MPEG
4 2 (2.60%) DTV
4 2 (2.60%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.60%) STB
4 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) IPTV
4 2 (2.60%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.30%) Wiki
5 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) UNIX
3 5 (6.49%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Solaris
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) HPUX
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Debian
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Network Design
2 15 (19.48%) Load Balancing
3 8 (10.39%) Migration
3 8 (10.39%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.79%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.19%) ITIL
6 4 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.19%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.90%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.90%) CRM
7 3 (3.90%) Validation
7 3 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.90%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (2.60%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.60%) DRM
8 2 (2.60%) Scrum
8 2 (2.60%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) Perl
1 2 (2.60%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) Python
2 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.30%) Ruby
2 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.30%) PHP
2 1 (1.30%) C
2 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (70.13%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (55.84%) CCNP
3 21 (27.27%) CCIE
4 17 (22.08%) CCNA
5 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
6 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 7 (9.09%) Degree
8 5 (6.49%) BC Cleared
9 4 (5.19%) CCDP
9 4 (5.19%) CISSP
10 3 (3.90%) CCIP
11 2 (2.60%) CCSA
11 2 (2.60%) CCSE
12 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.30%) CCSP
12 1 (1.30%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
1 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.30%) Samba
3 1 (1.30%) Postfix
3 1 (1.30%) XenServer
3 1 (1.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.90%) OpenView
3 3 (3.90%) Cacti
4 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.30%) Salt
4 1 (1.30%) Iperf
4 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (84.42%) Cisco
2 24 (31.17%) Juniper
2 24 (31.17%) CheckPoint
3 22 (28.57%) F5
4 5 (6.49%) VMware
5 4 (5.19%) Citrix
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.19%) HP
6 3 (3.90%) Huawei
7 2 (2.60%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.60%) Tektronix
7 2 (2.60%) Adobe
7 2 (2.60%) Apple
8 1 (1.30%) Radware
8 1 (1.30%) Cramer
8 1 (1.30%) EMC
8 1 (1.30%) Nortel
8 1 (1.30%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.30%) Meraki
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