The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
London / City of London
Rank 137 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing BGP 18 23 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.75% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.56% 7.01% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 57
Median daily rate £433 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%

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
395 328 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 10.74% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 232 486
Median daily rate £433 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BGP
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 across the City of London region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BGP
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 across the City of London region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) Firewall
3 23 (69.70%) OSPF
4 21 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 14 (42.42%) MPLS
6 14 (42.42%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) CCNP
6 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
7 13 (39.39%) EIGRP
7 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
8 12 (36.36%) Multicast
9 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (33.33%) WAN
10 10 (30.30%) Windows
10 10 (30.30%) VPN
10 10 (30.30%) Juniper
11 9 (27.27%) LAN
11 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (24.24%) F5
12 8 (24.24%) Change Control
12 8 (24.24%) DHCP
12 8 (24.24%) CCIE
12 8 (24.24%) Wireless
12 8 (24.24%) IPsec
12 8 (24.24%) HSRP
12 8 (24.24%) Palo Alto
13 7 (21.21%) DNS
13 7 (21.21%) Network Design
14 6 (18.18%) VLAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) OSPF
3 14 (42.42%) MPLS
3 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
4 13 (39.39%) EIGRP
5 12 (36.36%) Multicast
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (33.33%) WAN
7 10 (30.30%) VPN
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (27.27%) LAN
9 8 (24.24%) DHCP
9 8 (24.24%) HSRP
9 8 (24.24%) IPsec
9 8 (24.24%) Wireless
10 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 6 (18.18%) Network Security
11 6 (18.18%) VLAN
12 5 (15.15%) WLAN
13 4 (12.12%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Network Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Change Control
2 7 (21.21%) Network Design
3 6 (18.18%) High Availability
4 5 (15.15%) Low Latency
4 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.09%) Network Management
6 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) CCIE
4 4 (12.12%) CCDP
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) CCSA
5 2 (6.06%) CCSE
5 2 (6.06%) CCSP
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Endace
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 10 (30.30%) Juniper
4 8 (24.24%) F5
4 8 (24.24%) Palo Alto
5 6 (18.18%) Aruba
6 5 (15.15%) Meraki
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.09%) NetScout
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.06%) Avaya
9 2 (6.06%) Nortel
9 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
9 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
9 2 (6.06%) VMware
10 1 (3.03%) Citrix
10 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
10 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
10 1 (3.03%) Splunk