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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £102.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -75.18%
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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
60 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.86% 22.19% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 32
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £388 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014, 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 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) DNA
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) IPv6
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Junos
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) IPv6
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Junos
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DNA
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco