The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 28 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.75% 0.57% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 2.15% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +414.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 93 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.37% 26.35% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 17
Average daily rate £375 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £13.65 £27.88 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.03% +145.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 14 (87.50%) Ethernet
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Internet
2 12 (75.00%) MPLS
2 12 (75.00%) VPN
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (62.50%) DSL
3 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 9 (56.25%) OSPF
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) CCNA
4 9 (56.25%) ADSL
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) RIP
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (50.00%) CCNP
5 8 (50.00%) Migration
5 8 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 8 (50.00%) xDSL
5 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) BC Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Frame Relay
6 6 (37.50%) SDH
6 6 (37.50%) ATM
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Ethernet
2 12 (75.00%) VPN
2 12 (75.00%) Internet
2 12 (75.00%) MPLS
3 10 (62.50%) DSL
4 9 (56.25%) ADSL
4 9 (56.25%) OSPF
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) xDSL
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) RIP
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Frame Relay
6 6 (37.50%) SDH
6 6 (37.50%) ATM
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) IPsec
7 4 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) IP Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) IP Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) AIX
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) SUSE
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) BC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCIP
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) vSphere
1 4 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (18.75%) Firmware
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
2 4 (25.00%) CA
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (12.50%) Nortel