The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 Cardiff 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 - 29 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.37% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.44% 17.39% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 6
Average daily rate £375 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £125 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
BGP
South Wales

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

BGP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) CA