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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 141 98 117
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +19
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 6.00% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
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£341 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £212 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £401 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +31.35%
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
525 350 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.06% 14.71% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 128 251
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 52 64
Average hourly rate £25.25 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.81% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £34.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 22 September 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
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £345 - 3
Bedfordshire -11 4 £344 +14.58% 1
Hertfordshire -29 1 £335 - 4
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) OSPF
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (47.37%) MPLS
5 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 8 (42.11%) VPN
5 8 (42.11%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
6 7 (36.84%) CCSE
7 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 6 (31.58%) Juniper
7 6 (31.58%) Multicast
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (26.32%) Junos
8 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) Internet
8 5 (26.32%) IPv6
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) DNA
8 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) OSPF
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) MPLS
3 8 (42.11%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) Network Security
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (31.58%) Multicast
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
5 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) IPv6
6 5 (26.32%) Internet
6 5 (26.32%) Wireless
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 5 (26.32%) Junos
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
1 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) DNA
1 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.79%) Line Management
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNP
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCSE
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CCDP
4 2 (10.53%) CCSA
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) OPNET
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Infoblox
6 4 (21.05%) F5
7 3 (15.79%) Imperva
7 3 (15.79%) Aruba
7 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
8 2 (10.53%) Websense
8 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 2 (10.53%) Trend Micro
8 2 (10.53%) Splunk
9 1 (5.26%) Zeacom
9 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 1 (5.26%) HP
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