The table below looks at the statistics for BGP-4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BGP-4 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BGP-4
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
432 736 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.46% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 539 512
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £12.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £19.72 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

BGP-4
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP-4 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP-4 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BGP-4
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP-4 across the City of London region.

BGP-4 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BGP-4
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP-4 across the City of London region.

BGP-4 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London