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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 85 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 3.91% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£406 £413 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £351 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £413 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
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
193 128 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.59% 12.38% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 24
Average daily rate £348 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £235 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £425 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 2014. 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
Milton Keynes -9 4 £406 -1.51% 1
High Wycombe - - - - 1
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) OSPF
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (50.00%) HSRP
5 4 (50.00%) F5
5 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (50.00%) VRRP
5 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
6 3 (37.50%) Snort
6 3 (37.50%) VLAN
7 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Network Design
7 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
7 2 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (25.00%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (50.00%) VRRP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (12.50%) Multicast
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
7 1 (12.50%) Junos
7 1 (12.50%) TACACS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Snort
2 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire