The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 44 32 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.74% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 2.94% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +81.81%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 34 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.61% 13.08% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 43
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £130 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £120.00 £21.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+464.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
BGP
South West

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 14 July 2014. 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
Cheltenham - 1 £325 -
BGP
South West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (84.62%) Junos
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (84.62%) Load Balancing
2 11 (84.62%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) ATM
4 2 (15.38%) ISDN
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) SONET
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) DSL
4 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) Ethereal
4 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 2 (15.38%) ProxySG

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (84.62%) Junos
3 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (15.38%) DSL
3 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) Frame Relay
3 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) Ethereal
3 2 (15.38%) ATM
3 2 (15.38%) ISDN
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Network Security Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Security Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Supervisor
4 1 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Network Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat