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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 90 87 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing BGP 33 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 1.19% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 5.25% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 1
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£413 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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
662 571 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 22.56% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 193 179
Average daily rate £310 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £30.00 £93.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 6 £438 +45.83% 6
Maidenhead +6 4 £316 - 1
Windsor - 3 - -
Slough +1 2 - -
Newbury -4 1 - - 2
Bracknell - 1 - -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (81.01%) Cisco
2 63 (79.75%) OSPF
3 53 (67.09%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (59.49%) MPLS
5 43 (54.43%) Firewall
6 40 (50.63%) CCNP
7 32 (40.51%) Telecoms
8 26 (32.91%) CheckPoint
9 25 (31.65%) Network Design
10 23 (29.11%) Juniper
10 23 (29.11%) VPN
11 22 (27.85%) CCIE
12 21 (26.58%) EIGRP
13 20 (25.32%) LAN
14 19 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (22.78%) F5
15 18 (22.78%) CCNA
16 17 (21.52%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (20.25%) Network Security
17 16 (20.25%) WAN
18 14 (17.72%) RIP
19 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
19 13 (16.46%) Wireless
19 13 (16.46%) IPsec
20 12 (15.19%) Migration
20 12 (15.19%) Linux
20 12 (15.19%) Internet
21 11 (13.92%) SNMP
21 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
21 11 (13.92%) Load Balancing

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.06%) Lync
2 2 (2.53%) MediaWiki
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) CMS
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 63 (79.75%) OSPF
2 47 (59.49%) MPLS
3 43 (54.43%) Firewall
4 23 (29.11%) VPN
5 21 (26.58%) EIGRP
6 20 (25.32%) LAN
7 19 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (21.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (20.25%) Network Security
9 16 (20.25%) WAN
10 14 (17.72%) RIP
11 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
11 13 (16.46%) Wireless
11 13 (16.46%) IPsec
12 12 (15.19%) Internet
13 11 (13.92%) SNMP
13 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
14 9 (11.39%) VoIP
14 9 (11.39%) DSL
15 8 (10.13%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Hudson
1 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
1 2 (2.53%) Subversion
General
1 32 (40.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Games
4 2 (2.53%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Network Engineer
2 24 (30.38%) IP Engineer
3 19 (24.05%) Design Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Architect
4 7 (8.86%) IP Network Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Environment Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Test Environment Manager
9 2 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.53%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.53%) IPTV
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Wiki
3 2 (2.53%) STB
3 2 (2.53%) DTV
3 2 (2.53%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.53%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) MPEG
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) UNIX
3 5 (6.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.53%) CentOS
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
6 1 (1.27%) HPUX
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Debian
6 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Network Design
2 12 (15.19%) Migration
3 11 (13.92%) Load Balancing
4 9 (11.39%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (7.59%) ITIL
6 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.06%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.06%) Network Management
7 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.06%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (5.06%) Change Management
8 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.80%) CRM
8 3 (3.80%) Validation
8 3 (3.80%) Project Management
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.80%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.53%) Test Strategy
9 2 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.53%) Ruby
1 2 (2.53%) Java
1 2 (2.53%) Perl
1 2 (2.53%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (67.09%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (50.63%) CCNP
3 22 (27.85%) CCIE
4 18 (22.78%) CCNA
5 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.86%) Degree
6 6 (7.59%) BC Cleared
7 5 (6.33%) CISSP
8 4 (5.06%) CCDP
9 3 (3.80%) CCIP
9 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.53%) CCSE
10 2 (2.53%) CCSA
11 1 (1.27%) CCSP
11 1 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) iptables
2 2 (2.53%) XenServer
2 2 (2.53%) Postfix
2 2 (2.53%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.53%) Puppet
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.27%) Iperf
4 1 (1.27%) Salt
4 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 64 (81.01%) Cisco
2 26 (32.91%) CheckPoint
3 23 (29.11%) Juniper
4 18 (22.78%) F5
5 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.33%) Citrix
7 4 (5.06%) VMware
7 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.80%) BT
8 3 (3.80%) Huawei
9 2 (2.53%) Tektronix
9 2 (2.53%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.53%) Cramer
9 2 (2.53%) Apple
9 2 (2.53%) Adobe
10 1 (1.27%) HP
10 1 (1.27%) Nortel
10 1 (1.27%) Nokia
10 1 (1.27%) Redback
Newbury, Berkshire
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