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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
69 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.45% 17.82% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 43
Average daily rate £438 £275 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £184 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (77.78%) IPsec
2 7 (77.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (77.78%) IMAP
2 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
2 7 (77.78%) SSL
2 7 (77.78%) FTP
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) SMTP
3 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 6 (66.67%) LDAP
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 5 (55.56%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) NetScreen
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Juniper
7 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
7 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
2 7 (77.78%) FTP
2 7 (77.78%) IMAP
2 7 (77.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (77.78%) IPsec
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) SMTP
2 7 (77.78%) SSL
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) LDAP
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) VoIP
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Check Point Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IP Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Line Management
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Imperva
3 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) HP