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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 128 179 175
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -4
Contract jobs citing BGP 62 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.19% 4.17% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 20 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £384 £323
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £190.00
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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
675 695 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.34% 11.62% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 446 525
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 47
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -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 27 January 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 27 January 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.

1 127 (92.70%) Cisco
2 102 (74.45%) OSPF
3 99 (72.26%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (66.42%) Firewall
5 84 (61.31%) CCNP
6 64 (46.72%) EIGRP
7 54 (39.42%) CheckPoint
8 52 (37.96%) Juniper
8 52 (37.96%) F5
9 45 (32.85%) TCP/IP
9 45 (32.85%) WAN
10 44 (32.12%) LAN
11 42 (30.66%) Finance
11 42 (30.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 38 (27.74%) VPN
13 37 (27.01%) Network Security
14 35 (25.55%) HSRP
14 35 (25.55%) CCIE
15 34 (24.82%) MPLS
16 33 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (23.36%) Multicast
18 31 (22.63%) DMVPN
19 30 (21.90%) DNS
20 26 (18.98%) CCNA
21 24 (17.52%) Cisco IOS
21 24 (17.52%) VRRP
22 23 (16.79%) DHCP
22 23 (16.79%) Banking
23 21 (15.33%) UNIX
23 21 (15.33%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (2.19%) Apache
1 3 (2.19%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (74.45%) OSPF
2 91 (66.42%) Firewall
3 64 (46.72%) EIGRP
4 45 (32.85%) TCP/IP
4 45 (32.85%) WAN
5 44 (32.12%) LAN
6 42 (30.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 38 (27.74%) VPN
8 37 (27.01%) Network Security
9 35 (25.55%) HSRP
10 34 (24.82%) MPLS
11 33 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (23.36%) Multicast
13 31 (22.63%) DMVPN
14 30 (21.90%) DNS
15 24 (17.52%) Cisco IOS
15 24 (17.52%) VRRP
16 23 (16.79%) DHCP
17 19 (13.87%) SNMP
18 18 (13.14%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.19%) DB2
2 2 (1.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (30.66%) Finance
2 23 (16.79%) Banking
3 11 (8.03%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.84%) Retail
5 6 (4.38%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.65%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.19%) Marketing
8 1 (0.73%) Billing
8 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Games
8 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (50.36%) Network Engineer
2 25 (18.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (11.68%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Cisco Support
5 13 (9.49%) Security Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Architect
6 11 (8.03%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Security Specialist
7 10 (7.30%) Network Specialist
7 10 (7.30%) Network Security Specialist
8 8 (5.84%) Network Architect
9 7 (5.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Network Support
10 6 (4.38%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Network Security Architect
11 5 (3.65%) NOC Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.73%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) FlexPod
2 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.30%) Thin Client
2 10 (7.30%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.19%) Clustering
4 2 (1.46%) Interactive TV
4 2 (1.46%) PKI
4 2 (1.46%) Streaming Media
4 2 (1.46%) SecurID
4 2 (1.46%) IVR
4 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.73%) e-Health
5 1 (0.73%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.33%) UNIX
1 21 (15.33%) Linux
2 8 (5.84%) Windows
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (2.19%) SUSE
3 3 (2.19%) AIX
3 3 (2.19%) Solaris
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.73%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.60%) Change Management
2 16 (11.68%) Load Balancing
3 14 (10.22%) Network Design
4 13 (9.49%) E-Commerce
4 13 (9.49%) Low Latency
5 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
6 8 (5.84%) ITIL
6 8 (5.84%) Service Management
7 7 (5.11%) Line Management
8 6 (4.38%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.92%) Project Management
11 3 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (2.19%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.19%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.19%) High Availability
11 3 (2.19%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (2.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.95%) Perl
2 9 (6.57%) C
3 4 (2.92%) Python
4 3 (2.19%) SQL
5 2 (1.46%) Java
5 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 99 (72.26%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (61.31%) CCNP
3 35 (25.55%) CCIE
4 26 (18.98%) CCNA
5 16 (11.68%) CCSE
6 4 (2.92%) CCIP
6 4 (2.92%) CCSA
7 3 (2.19%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.46%) CCDP
8 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.73%) MCITP
9 1 (0.73%) Degree
9 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.73%) MCSE
9 1 (0.73%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.92%) Firmware
3 3 (2.19%) vSphere
3 3 (2.19%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (2.19%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.73%) XenServer
4 1 (0.73%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) RANCID
1 12 (8.76%) OpenNMS
2 3 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.73%) OpenView
4 1 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 127 (92.70%) Cisco
2 54 (39.42%) CheckPoint
3 52 (37.96%) Juniper
3 52 (37.96%) F5
4 21 (15.33%) VMware
5 20 (14.60%) Citrix
5 20 (14.60%) Blue Coat
6 13 (9.49%) HP
7 11 (8.03%) Infoblox
7 11 (8.03%) Imperva
8 9 (6.57%) Riverbed
9 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.19%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.19%) Nokia
10 3 (2.19%) Oracle
10 3 (2.19%) IBM
10 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.46%) Brocade
12 1 (0.73%) IPFX
12 1 (0.73%) Verint
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TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago