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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 145 156 188
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +32
Contract jobs citing BGP 53 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.88% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 6.37% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £263 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £50.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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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
718 816 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.34% 13.80% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 524 582
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £156.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 81 (94.19%) Cisco
2 70 (81.40%) OSPF
3 57 (66.28%) Firewall
4 52 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (52.33%) MPLS
6 43 (50.00%) CCNP
7 41 (47.67%) Finance
8 40 (46.51%) CheckPoint
9 39 (45.35%) WAN
10 38 (44.19%) LAN
11 36 (41.86%) EIGRP
12 35 (40.70%) F5
13 33 (38.37%) Juniper
14 31 (36.05%) Cisco IOS
15 29 (33.72%) DNS
16 26 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (30.23%) Multicast
17 24 (27.91%) HSRP
17 24 (27.91%) DHCP
18 22 (25.58%) TCP/IP
18 22 (25.58%) VPN
18 22 (25.58%) Banking
19 20 (23.26%) IPsec
19 20 (23.26%) Spanning Tree
20 19 (22.09%) CCIE
20 19 (22.09%) Network Security
20 19 (22.09%) Cisco ASA
21 18 (20.93%) Wireless
21 18 (20.93%) Data Centre
22 15 (17.44%) CCSA

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (1.16%) Apache
1 1 (1.16%) nginx
1 1 (1.16%) Confluence
1 1 (1.16%) Lync
1 1 (1.16%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Office
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (81.40%) OSPF
2 57 (66.28%) Firewall
3 45 (52.33%) MPLS
4 39 (45.35%) WAN
5 38 (44.19%) LAN
6 36 (41.86%) EIGRP
7 31 (36.05%) Cisco IOS
8 29 (33.72%) DNS
9 26 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (30.23%) Multicast
10 24 (27.91%) HSRP
10 24 (27.91%) DHCP
11 22 (25.58%) TCP/IP
11 22 (25.58%) VPN
12 20 (23.26%) Spanning Tree
12 20 (23.26%) IPsec
13 19 (22.09%) Network Security
13 19 (22.09%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (20.93%) Wireless
15 15 (17.44%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) MySQL
1 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.16%) Subversion
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) Hudson
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (47.67%) Finance
2 22 (25.58%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) Network Specialist
4 7 (8.14%) Network Support
4 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.49%) XMPP
3 1 (1.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.47%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (6.98%) Eurex
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Wiki
6 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.16%) e-Health
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) UNIX
3 5 (5.81%) Linux
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Debian
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
2 10 (11.63%) ITIL
3 8 (9.30%) Project Management
4 7 (8.14%) Low Latency
5 6 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.81%) Migration
6 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.65%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.65%) Investment Management
7 4 (4.65%) Network Management
8 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.49%) Network Design
8 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.33%) Service Management
9 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) Perl
1 5 (5.81%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) Ruby
3 2 (2.33%) VBScript
3 2 (2.33%) Python
3 2 (2.33%) Tcl
3 2 (2.33%) Lisp
3 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.16%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) PHP
4 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (50.00%) CCNP
3 19 (22.09%) CCIE
4 15 (17.44%) CCSA
5 11 (12.79%) CCNA
6 8 (9.30%) CCSE
7 4 (4.65%) Degree
7 4 (4.65%) MCSE
7 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.49%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.33%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.33%) CCDA
9 2 (2.33%) CCIP
10 1 (1.16%) CCSP
10 1 (1.16%) CCDP
10 1 (1.16%) CISSP
10 1 (1.16%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Postfix
2 1 (1.16%) XenServer
2 1 (1.16%) iptables
2 1 (1.16%) Samba
2 1 (1.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.81%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (5.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.49%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.33%) OpenView
4 2 (2.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.16%) Puppet
5 1 (1.16%) Ansible
5 1 (1.16%) Salt
5 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 81 (94.19%) Cisco
2 40 (46.51%) CheckPoint
3 35 (40.70%) F5
4 33 (38.37%) Juniper
5 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.30%) Fortinet
6 7 (8.14%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.98%) Riverbed
8 5 (5.81%) Infoblox
8 5 (5.81%) Aruba
9 4 (4.65%) CA
9 4 (4.65%) VMware
10 3 (3.49%) Brocade
10 3 (3.49%) Nortel
10 3 (3.49%) Citrix
11 2 (2.33%) HP
11 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.33%) McAfee
11 2 (2.33%) Websense
11 2 (2.33%) Radware
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago