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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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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
121 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.67% 18.66% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 34
Average daily rate £375 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £26.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% +48.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £112.25 £32.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) MGCP
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (25.00%) VMware