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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.53% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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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
73 66 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.52% 19.76% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 16
Average daily rate £325 £270 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £320 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 19
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) IGRP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) IOS XR

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) IGRP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) IOS XR
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) BT