The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 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 Birmingham 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£308 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 75 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.32% 12.36% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 32 37
Average daily rate £313 £400 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £17.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
BGP
West Midlands

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 8 (72.73%) CCNP
5 7 (63.64%) Juniper
5 7 (63.64%) Network Security
6 6 (54.55%) Clustering
6 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
6 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
6 6 (54.55%) UNIX
6 6 (54.55%) Linux
7 5 (45.45%) Perl
7 5 (45.45%) Solaris
7 5 (45.45%) Tcl
7 5 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
9 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 2 (18.18%) Junos
10 2 (18.18%) F5
10 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
10 2 (18.18%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 2 (18.18%) CCDP
10 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
10 2 (18.18%) CCSA
10 2 (18.18%) Banking
10 2 (18.18%) Network Design

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Junos
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) Extranet
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) Multicast
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
3 2 (18.18%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCDP
4 2 (18.18%) CCSA
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (9.09%) PMP
5 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
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