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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 50 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing BGP 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.13% 1.19% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 8.99% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
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£413 £400 £169
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +137.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £395 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £400 £201
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.75
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
99 89 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.71% 13.26% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 31
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 15
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.00 £23.20 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 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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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
Colchester +6 2 £388 -3.12%
Witham - 1 - -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) MGCP
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) MGCP
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Clearswift
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Zeacom
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) Imperva