The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 96 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.062% 0.069% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.57% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 176 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.49% 12.17% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 121
Average daily rate £325 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 10
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £24.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) WLAN
4 3 (50.00%) CCIP
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) VRRP
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) CCDP
4 3 (50.00%) Validation
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) HSRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) VRRP
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) WLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) HSRP
3 3 (50.00%) Multicast
3 3 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CCIP
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Compaq
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint