The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 68 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +35.59%
BGP
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 63 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.99% 10.11% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 35 38
Average daily rate £388 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.39% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £167 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (91.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (91.67%) EIGRP
2 11 (91.67%) IPsec
2 11 (91.67%) LAMP
2 11 (91.67%) Samba
2 11 (91.67%) Debian
2 11 (91.67%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) IPv6
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Perl
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 11 (91.67%) LDAP
2 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) Subversion
2 11 (91.67%) Ruby
2 11 (91.67%) JIRA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (91.67%) Apache
1 11 (91.67%) nginx
1 11 (91.67%) Confluence
1 11 (91.67%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) EIGRP
2 11 (91.67%) IPv6
2 11 (91.67%) LDAP
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) IPsec
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) FWSM
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
1 11 (91.67%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Subversion
1 11 (91.67%) JIRA
1 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (91.67%) Hudson
1 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Wiki
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (91.67%) Debian
2 10 (83.33%) Ubuntu
3 6 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
1 11 (91.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (91.67%) Capacity Planning
1 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Perl
1 11 (91.67%) PHP
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) Ruby
1 11 (91.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Samba
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (91.67%) Postfix
1 11 (91.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) ZABBIX
1 11 (91.67%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (25.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (8.33%) IronPort
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia