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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 146 156 189
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +33
Contract jobs citing BGP 18 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.72% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 5.65% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 11
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
BGP
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
462 744 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 12.78% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 550 495
Median daily rate £463 £417 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £298 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 17
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -8.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.90 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.01 £51.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, 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 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (57.58%) OSPF
5 18 (54.55%) CCNP
6 17 (51.52%) EIGRP
7 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
8 13 (39.39%) WAN
8 13 (39.39%) MPLS
9 12 (36.36%) Juniper
9 12 (36.36%) Finance
9 12 (36.36%) Multicast
10 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 11 (33.33%) LAN
11 10 (30.30%) VPN
11 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (30.30%) HSRP
12 9 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (24.24%) F5
13 8 (24.24%) Windows
14 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (21.21%) ITIL
14 7 (21.21%) DNS
14 7 (21.21%) VoIP
14 7 (21.21%) Change Control
14 7 (21.21%) Network Security
15 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
15 6 (18.18%) DHCP
15 6 (18.18%) VRRP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) OSPF
3 17 (51.52%) EIGRP
4 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 13 (39.39%) MPLS
5 13 (39.39%) WAN
6 12 (36.36%) Multicast
7 11 (33.33%) LAN
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (30.30%) HSRP
8 10 (30.30%) VPN
9 9 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 7 (21.21%) Network Security
11 7 (21.21%) VoIP
12 6 (18.18%) DHCP
12 6 (18.18%) IPsec
12 6 (18.18%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.03%) MPEG
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Change Control
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Low Latency
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) High Availability
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.03%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.06%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Korn
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) CCDP
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) CCIE
5 2 (6.06%) CCSA
5 2 (6.06%) CCSE
6 1 (3.03%) CCDA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (3.03%) CCSP
6 1 (3.03%) CCVP
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) MiFID
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Snort
1 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView
2 1 (3.03%) Proventia
2 1 (3.03%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) Juniper
3 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (24.24%) F5
5 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.09%) Aruba
6 3 (9.09%) Avaya
6 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) Nokia
7 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.03%) Akamai
8 1 (3.03%) Equitrac
8 1 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.03%) ScanSafe
8 1 (3.03%) SevOne
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
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