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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 131 132 177
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +45
Contract jobs citing BGP 21 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 1.15% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 8.57% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 52 19
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £254 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
340 677 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.84% 13.45% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 491 442
Average daily rate £413 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 40 (88.89%) Cisco
2 34 (75.56%) OSPF
3 31 (68.89%) Firewall
4 29 (64.44%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (53.33%) CCNP
6 21 (46.67%) WAN
7 20 (44.44%) EIGRP
8 19 (42.22%) VPN
8 19 (42.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (40.00%) LAN
10 17 (37.78%) Juniper
10 17 (37.78%) CheckPoint
10 17 (37.78%) Finance
10 17 (37.78%) F5
11 15 (33.33%) MPLS
12 14 (31.11%) DNS
13 13 (28.89%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (26.67%) DHCP
14 12 (26.67%) Palo Alto
15 11 (24.44%) Wireless
15 11 (24.44%) IPsec
15 11 (24.44%) CCIE
15 11 (24.44%) Network Security
16 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
16 10 (22.22%) CCNA
16 10 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
17 9 (20.00%) Multicast
17 9 (20.00%) VRRP
17 9 (20.00%) HSRP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) OSPF
2 31 (68.89%) Firewall
3 21 (46.67%) WAN
4 20 (44.44%) EIGRP
5 19 (42.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (42.22%) VPN
6 18 (40.00%) LAN
7 15 (33.33%) MPLS
8 14 (31.11%) DNS
9 13 (28.89%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (26.67%) DHCP
11 11 (24.44%) IPsec
11 11 (24.44%) Network Security
11 11 (24.44%) Wireless
12 10 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 9 (20.00%) HSRP
13 9 (20.00%) Multicast
13 9 (20.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
5 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) Advertising
6 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Network Support
5 5 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Check Point Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.44%) XMPP
3 1 (2.22%) LAMP
3 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.22%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
3 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Debian
4 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
2 7 (15.56%) Network Design
3 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.89%) Low Latency
3 4 (8.89%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (6.67%) Line Management
4 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.67%) Open Source
4 3 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C
2 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) Korn
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (53.33%) CCNP
3 11 (24.44%) CCIE
4 10 (22.22%) CCNA
5 7 (15.56%) Degree
6 6 (13.33%) CCSE
7 3 (6.67%) CCDP
7 3 (6.67%) CISSP
7 3 (6.67%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.44%) CCSA
8 2 (4.44%) CCVP
8 2 (4.44%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.22%) CCSP
9 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.22%) MCSE
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Snort
3 2 (4.44%) iptables
3 2 (4.44%) Postfix
3 2 (4.44%) Samba
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Ceph
4 1 (2.22%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) KVM
4 1 (2.22%) NFS
4 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.22%) Squid
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (8.89%) Proventia
4 3 (6.67%) FortiGate
5 2 (4.44%) Puppet
6 1 (2.22%) Cacti
6 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.22%) Iperf
6 1 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.22%) RANCID
6 1 (2.22%) systemd
6 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Cisco
2 17 (37.78%) CheckPoint
2 17 (37.78%) F5
2 17 (37.78%) Juniper
3 12 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 8 (17.78%) VMware
5 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
6 6 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.89%) Infoblox
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
8 3 (6.67%) Citrix
8 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.67%) Imperva
8 3 (6.67%) Polycom
8 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.44%) Aruba
9 2 (4.44%) Avaya
9 2 (4.44%) CA
9 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
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