The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 59 52
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.38% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.41% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £255 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
BGP
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 83 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.62% 15.93% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 49
Median daily rate £363 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge