The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 60 66
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.17% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.49% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% -5.26%
BGP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.72% 11.38% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £291 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow