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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 15 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.27% 0.98% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.92 £40.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -77.77%
BGP
Northern Ireland

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
30 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 34.09% 28.43% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 2
Average daily rate £525 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.18% -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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

BGP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +4 2 £550 - 2
BGP
Northern Ireland

BGP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) IronPort
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) IronPort
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £285 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago