The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 66 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 2.49% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £260 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 201 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.15% 16.99% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 85 28
Average daily rate £400 £386 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.10 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.81% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.92 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £34.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Marlow - 5 - -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (78.57%) Firewall
5 10 (71.43%) LAN
5 10 (71.43%) WAN
6 9 (64.29%) EIGRP
7 8 (57.14%) Migration
7 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
7 8 (57.14%) DMVPN
7 8 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
9 6 (42.86%) OSPF
10 3 (21.43%) Linux
10 3 (21.43%) VPN
10 3 (21.43%) MPLS
11 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
11 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (14.29%) HSRP
11 2 (14.29%) iptables
11 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 2 (14.29%) TACACS
11 2 (14.29%) CCIE
11 2 (14.29%) CCDP
11 2 (14.29%) Internet
12 1 (7.14%) 802.11

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) EIGRP
5 8 (57.14%) DMVPN
6 6 (42.86%) OSPF
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (14.29%) HSRP
8 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) TACACS
8 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
9 1 (7.14%) 802.11
9 1 (7.14%) DNS
9 1 (7.14%) DSL
9 1 (7.14%) IPv4
9 1 (7.14%) SSL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) IT Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCDP
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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