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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 150 131 129
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing BGP 16 23 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.67% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 6.55% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 54
Median daily rate £433 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £363 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £364 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.12% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
421 351 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 10.28% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 265 551
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 17
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 £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (81.58%) Firewall
3 26 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (65.79%) OSPF
5 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
6 21 (55.26%) CheckPoint
7 19 (50.00%) CCNP
8 17 (44.74%) MPLS
8 17 (44.74%) Finance
9 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
10 15 (39.47%) Multicast
10 15 (39.47%) Windows
11 12 (31.58%) Juniper
12 11 (28.95%) Network Design
12 11 (28.95%) Change Control
12 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (28.95%) F5
13 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (23.68%) VPN
13 9 (23.68%) CCIE
13 9 (23.68%) WAN
13 9 (23.68%) EIGRP
14 8 (21.05%) IPsec
14 8 (21.05%) DHCP
14 8 (21.05%) LAN
14 8 (21.05%) HSRP
15 7 (18.42%) SNMP
15 7 (18.42%) DNS
15 7 (18.42%) CCDP
15 7 (18.42%) Palo Alto

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 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) OSPF
3 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
4 17 (44.74%) MPLS
5 15 (39.47%) Multicast
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (23.68%) EIGRP
7 9 (23.68%) VPN
7 9 (23.68%) WAN
8 8 (21.05%) DHCP
8 8 (21.05%) HSRP
8 8 (21.05%) IPsec
8 8 (21.05%) LAN
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
9 7 (18.42%) SNMP
10 6 (15.79%) Wireless
11 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
11 5 (13.16%) Network Security
12 4 (10.53%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Data Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Hedge funds
3 3 (7.89%) Fintech
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Change Control
1 11 (28.95%) Network Design
2 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
2 5 (13.16%) Network Management
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) High Availability
3 4 (10.53%) Low Latency
3 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
4 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Security Architecture
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (23.68%) CCIE
4 7 (18.42%) CCDP
5 4 (10.53%) CCNA
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.26%) CCSA
7 2 (5.26%) CCSE
7 2 (5.26%) CCSP
7 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (5.26%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Endace
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (55.26%) CheckPoint
3 12 (31.58%) Juniper
4 11 (28.95%) F5
5 7 (18.42%) Palo Alto
6 6 (15.79%) Aruba
7 5 (13.16%) Meraki
8 4 (10.53%) Brocade
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.89%) NetScout
10 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
10 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.26%) VMware
11 1 (2.63%) Citrix
11 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
11 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.63%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow