The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 20 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.72% 2.99% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 8.00% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £293 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.08%
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
Surrey

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

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 75 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 44.83% 37.31% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 10
Average daily rate £350 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

BGP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) RSVP
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) RSVP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IP Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson