The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Dorset 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 26 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.89% - 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.44% 17.77% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 28
Average daily rate £313 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
BGP
South West

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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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
Wimborne - - - -
BGP
South West

BGP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper