The first table below looks at the demand for BGP 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 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 171 187 198
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing BGP 32 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.53% 3.25% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 22
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £332 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £421 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
707 801 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.09% 11.26% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 532 640
Average daily rate £395 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 40
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £38.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
BGP
London

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 43 (78.18%) Cisco
2 41 (74.55%) OSPF
3 29 (52.73%) Firewall
4 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (43.64%) Juniper
5 24 (43.64%) LAN
6 23 (41.82%) WAN
7 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 22 (40.00%) CCNP
7 22 (40.00%) MPLS
8 21 (38.18%) Finance
9 20 (36.36%) Multicast
10 19 (34.55%) EIGRP
11 16 (29.09%) Network Security
12 15 (27.27%) F5
13 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (25.45%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
13 14 (25.45%) VPN
14 12 (21.82%) Banking
14 12 (21.82%) VLAN
15 9 (16.36%) HSRP
15 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
15 9 (16.36%) IPsec
15 9 (16.36%) DNS
16 8 (14.55%) VoIP
16 8 (14.55%) DHCP
16 8 (14.55%) CCIE
16 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
17 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (74.55%) OSPF
2 29 (52.73%) Firewall
3 24 (43.64%) LAN
4 23 (41.82%) WAN
5 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 22 (40.00%) MPLS
6 20 (36.36%) Multicast
7 19 (34.55%) EIGRP
8 16 (29.09%) Network Security
9 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (25.45%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (25.45%) VPN
10 12 (21.82%) VLAN
11 9 (16.36%) IPsec
11 9 (16.36%) HSRP
11 9 (16.36%) DNS
12 8 (14.55%) DHCP
12 8 (14.55%) VoIP
13 7 (12.73%) RIP
13 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Consultant
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Security Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Network Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco Support
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Network Support
7 2 (3.64%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
2 2 (3.64%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) e-Health
3 1 (1.82%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) ITIL
1 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.09%) Network Management
2 5 (9.09%) Change Management
3 4 (7.27%) Network Design
3 4 (7.27%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (7.27%) Low Latency
4 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.45%) Migration
4 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.64%) Project Management
5 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.82%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.82%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) C
2 2 (3.64%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (40.00%) CCNP
3 8 (14.55%) CCIE
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) CCSE
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Snort
2 2 (3.64%) OpenSSH
2 2 (3.64%) vCloud
2 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.82%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.82%) OpenView
4 1 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Cisco
2 24 (43.64%) Juniper
3 15 (27.27%) F5
4 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
5 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
6 7 (12.73%) Riverbed
7 4 (7.27%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.45%) Polycom
8 3 (5.45%) TippingPoint
8 3 (5.45%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.45%) VMware
9 2 (3.64%) Aruba
9 2 (3.64%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.64%) Citrix
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.82%) HP
10 1 (1.82%) Nortel
10 1 (1.82%) CA
10 1 (1.82%) Nokia
10 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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