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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 174 191 178
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing BGP 21 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 3.02% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £271 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +433.33%
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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
736 728 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.56% 11.57% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 510 625
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.55 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 78 (91.76%) Cisco
2 65 (76.47%) OSPF
3 60 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (64.71%) Firewall
5 50 (58.82%) CCNP
6 40 (47.06%) EIGRP
7 36 (42.35%) F5
8 35 (41.18%) CheckPoint
9 32 (37.65%) Finance
10 30 (35.29%) DNS
11 27 (31.76%) Juniper
11 27 (31.76%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (30.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 26 (30.59%) TCP/IP
13 25 (29.41%) DHCP
13 25 (29.41%) Network Security
14 24 (28.24%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (28.24%) LAN
15 23 (27.06%) Multicast
16 22 (25.88%) WAN
17 21 (24.71%) VMware
18 20 (23.53%) CCIE
18 20 (23.53%) Citrix
18 20 (23.53%) DMVPN
19 18 (21.18%) HSRP
19 18 (21.18%) Blue Coat
19 18 (21.18%) CCNA
20 17 (20.00%) VPN
20 17 (20.00%) Linux
20 17 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) IIS
1 1 (1.18%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 65 (76.47%) OSPF
2 55 (64.71%) Firewall
3 40 (47.06%) EIGRP
4 30 (35.29%) DNS
5 27 (31.76%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (30.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (30.59%) TCP/IP
7 25 (29.41%) DHCP
7 25 (29.41%) Network Security
8 24 (28.24%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (28.24%) LAN
9 23 (27.06%) Multicast
10 22 (25.88%) WAN
11 20 (23.53%) DMVPN
12 18 (21.18%) HSRP
13 17 (20.00%) VPN
13 17 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 16 (18.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 15 (17.65%) MPLS
15 15 (17.65%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (37.65%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Network Specialist
3 11 (12.94%) Security Specialist
3 11 (12.94%) Network Security Specialist
4 10 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco Support
6 6 (7.06%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Architect
7 4 (4.71%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Network Security Architect
9 2 (2.35%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Thin Client
1 11 (12.94%) Fat Client
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.35%) Eurex
4 2 (2.35%) Streaming Media
4 2 (2.35%) Interactive TV
4 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) IVR
5 1 (1.18%) DTV
5 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Linux
2 14 (16.47%) UNIX
3 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Solaris
4 1 (1.18%) SUSE
4 1 (1.18%) AIX
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing
1 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
2 11 (12.94%) Low Latency
3 9 (10.59%) Network Design
4 8 (9.41%) Change Management
5 7 (8.24%) ITIL
5 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.88%) Line Management
7 3 (3.53%) Service Management
7 3 (3.53%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.35%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.35%) Migration
8 2 (2.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) C
2 7 (8.24%) Perl
3 3 (3.53%) Python
4 2 (2.35%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (58.82%) CCNP
3 20 (23.53%) CCIE
4 18 (21.18%) CCNA
5 16 (18.82%) CCSE
6 3 (3.53%) CCSA
6 3 (3.53%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) CCIP
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PMP
7 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.53%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.35%) Snort
4 1 (1.18%) Firmware
4 1 (1.18%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) RANCID
1 6 (7.06%) OpenNMS
2 3 (3.53%) OpenView
3 2 (2.35%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.35%) Iperf
3 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.35%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 78 (91.76%) Cisco
2 36 (42.35%) F5
3 35 (41.18%) CheckPoint
4 27 (31.76%) Juniper
5 21 (24.71%) VMware
6 20 (23.53%) Citrix
7 18 (21.18%) Blue Coat
8 15 (17.65%) HP
9 13 (15.29%) Infoblox
10 12 (14.12%) Imperva
11 5 (5.88%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.71%) Fortinet
13 3 (3.53%) Riverbed
14 2 (2.35%) Brocade
14 2 (2.35%) Aruba
14 2 (2.35%) Nokia
14 2 (2.35%) Sun
14 2 (2.35%) Websense
14 2 (2.35%) Sourcefire
15 1 (1.18%) SAP
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago