The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 78 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 0.70% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £250 - £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £278 £358
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -22.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £33.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+433.33% +28.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 142 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.17% 17.03% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 49
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
BGP
South East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 4 £250 - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 1
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) OSPF
5 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (30.00%) Frame Relay
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) WLAN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (20.00%) Draytek
7 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) xDSL
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) SDH
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Windows

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) Frame Relay
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (20.00%) xDSL
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) SDH
6 2 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Japanese Language
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCIP
4 1 (10.00%) CCDA
4 1 (10.00%) CCDP
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (20.00%) Draytek
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) BT
4 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks