The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 55 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.23% - 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.86% 10.50% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 26 27
Average daily rate £363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) BT