The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the County Antrim region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £265 £375
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+433.33% +50.00%
Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.83% 6.69% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate £325 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
BGP
Northern Ireland

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