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 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 111 114 136
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs citing BGP 13 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 3.09% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £269 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £426 £400
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
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
352 453 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.87% 16.95% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 224 172
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 58 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 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
Suffolk +9 7 £363 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £325 -
Hertfordshire +2 1 £475 +31.48% 3
Essex -1 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £300 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) OSPF
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (83.33%) CCNP
4 14 (77.78%) Cisco
5 10 (55.56%) VLAN
6 9 (50.00%) VPN
6 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 8 (44.44%) CCNA
8 7 (38.89%) MPLS
8 7 (38.89%) Firewall
9 6 (33.33%) Juniper
10 5 (27.78%) Linux
10 5 (27.78%) WAN
10 5 (27.78%) IPsec
10 5 (27.78%) Multicast
11 4 (22.22%) JNCIP
11 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
11 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (22.22%) MPEG
11 4 (22.22%) Unix
11 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
11 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
12 3 (16.67%) RIP
12 3 (16.67%) Migration
12 3 (16.67%) VMware
12 3 (16.67%) Network Security
12 3 (16.67%) Wireless
12 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (55.56%) VLAN
3 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 9 (50.00%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) IPsec
5 5 (27.78%) Multicast
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (16.67%) RIP
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) DMVPN
8 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 2 (11.11%) HSRP
8 2 (11.11%) IPv4
8 2 (11.11%) SNMP
8 2 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Designer
2 4 (22.22%) IP Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Network Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) MPEG
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) CCNP
3 8 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) JNCIP
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CCENT
5 1 (5.56%) CCIE
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.56%) HP NNM
1 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (5.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Imperva
6 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.56%) Meraki
6 1 (5.56%) Progress