The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 69 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 0.92% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 109 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.20% 14.93% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 65
Average daily rate £325 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 44
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £13.14 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
BGP
East of England

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Cambridgeshire region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Websense
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Micro
1 2 (66.67%) Aruba
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) DNA
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) OPNET
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) DNA
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Websense
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Micro
1 2 (66.67%) Aruba
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper