The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 13 15
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester - 10.77% 7.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 46.67% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £362 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.18% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
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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 Colchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 23.40% 23.08% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 13
Average daily rate £150 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £388 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the Colchester region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Colchester region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (100.00%) Imperva
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (100.00%) Imperva
1 2 (100.00%) F5