The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
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
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
49 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.14% 17.89% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 31
Average daily rate £393 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +112.50%
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 Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

BGP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat