The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £138
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +31.35%
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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 County Antrim region.

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 10.32% 12.87% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 18
Average daily rate £375 £260 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £239 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £323 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim