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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 155 149 166
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing BGP 23 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 7.29% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 21
Median daily rate £385 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £363 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +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
548 741 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.60% 13.55% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 544 516
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 32 (76.19%) Firewall
3 25 (59.52%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (59.52%) TCP/IP
4 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
5 21 (50.00%) OSPF
5 21 (50.00%) CCNP
6 20 (47.62%) Multicast
7 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 18 (42.86%) Finance
8 17 (40.48%) Change Control
9 16 (38.10%) Windows
10 15 (35.71%) Network Design
11 14 (33.33%) MPLS
12 13 (30.95%) VPN
13 12 (28.57%) Juniper
14 10 (23.81%) EIGRP
14 10 (23.81%) CCDP
15 9 (21.43%) LAN
15 9 (21.43%) WAN
15 9 (21.43%) Network Security
15 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (21.43%) F5
15 9 (21.43%) HSRP
16 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
16 8 (19.05%) Financial Institution
16 8 (19.05%) VoIP
16 8 (19.05%) ITIL
17 7 (16.67%) Hedge funds

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 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) Firewall
2 25 (59.52%) TCP/IP
3 21 (50.00%) OSPF
4 20 (47.62%) Multicast
5 14 (33.33%) MPLS
6 13 (30.95%) VPN
7 10 (23.81%) EIGRP
8 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (21.43%) HSRP
8 9 (21.43%) LAN
8 9 (21.43%) Network Security
8 9 (21.43%) WAN
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (19.05%) VoIP
10 6 (14.29%) SNMP
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
11 5 (11.90%) Junos
11 5 (11.90%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (11.90%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Support
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Fintech
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) MPEG
5 1 (2.38%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Change Control
2 15 (35.71%) Network Design
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Network Management
4 5 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.52%) High Availability
5 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) SDLC
8 1 (2.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.38%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) Korn
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (50.00%) CCNP
3 10 (23.81%) CCDP
4 5 (11.90%) CCIE
5 4 (9.52%) CCNA
6 3 (7.14%) CCSP
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.76%) CCSA
7 2 (4.76%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.38%) CCDA
8 1 (2.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) MiFID
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Snort
1 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.38%) OpenView
2 1 (2.38%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
3 12 (28.57%) Juniper
4 9 (21.43%) F5
5 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.14%) Brocade
7 3 (7.14%) VMware
8 2 (4.76%) Aruba
8 2 (4.76%) Avaya
8 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) ProCurve
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) Nokia
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