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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 55 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 0.84% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 3.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +25.00%
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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
83 119 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.80% 24.84% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 19
Average daily rate £275 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £153 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) IOS XR
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) IGRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) IOS XR
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) IGRP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) BT