The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 121 140 104
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -36
Contract jobs citing BGP 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 2.33% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £169
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +137.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £400 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £201
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £180.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-80.55% +433.33%
BGP
England

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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 387 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.82% 12.25% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 165 144
Average daily rate £328 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Essex +10 5 £413 +3.12%
Hertfordshire +11 4 £361 -
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) MPLS
3 8 (53.33%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (40.00%) F5
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (26.67%) VLAN
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (20.00%) Juniper
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) SSL
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) MS Project
9 2 (13.33%) VoIP
9 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (13.33%) ATM
9 2 (13.33%) LDAP
9 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
2 8 (53.33%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) LDAP
7 2 (13.33%) ATM
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
1 1 (6.67%) SecurID
1 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (66.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCDP
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCSE
2 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) RANCID
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
6 1 (6.67%) Imperva
6 1 (6.67%) Aruba
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (6.67%) Zeacom
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Websense
6 1 (6.67%) BT
6 1 (6.67%) 3Com
6 1 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
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