The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 43 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.22% 1.91% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 12.05% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £315 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -3.44%
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
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 83 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.75% 15.84% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 32
Average daily rate £320 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +118.75%
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 Gloucestershire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheltenham +3 1 £315 - 1
BGP
South West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) PKI

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia