The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 38 43
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 2.60% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 12.50% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Average daily rate
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- £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +38.98%
BGP
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 96 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.52% 20.78% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 52
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Average hourly rate £26.75 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.18% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.25 £30.28 £29.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 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
Basildon - - - -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Infoblox
3 5 (71.43%) Imperva
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) DMVPN
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Thin Client
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Fat Client
3 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat
3 5 (71.43%) CCSE
3 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (71.43%) NetScreen
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) NetScreen
3 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (71.43%) DMVPN
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 1 (14.29%) MGCP
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Specialist
1 5 (71.43%) Network Specialist
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Thin Client
1 5 (71.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Infoblox
3 5 (71.43%) Imperva
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Zeacom
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds