The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 63 54
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.11% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £200 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -6.66%
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
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 90 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.74% 14.08% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 42
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Hertfordshire region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (75.00%) CCSE
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 6 (75.00%) CCSA
3 6 (75.00%) JNCIS
3 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (62.50%) Tufin
4 5 (62.50%) Junos
4 5 (62.50%) JNCIP
4 5 (62.50%) JNCIE
4 5 (62.50%) JNCIA
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (62.50%) Junos
4 5 (62.50%) NetScreen
4 5 (62.50%) RSVP
4 5 (62.50%) SSL
4 5 (62.50%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Design Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCSA
2 6 (75.00%) CCSE
2 6 (75.00%) JNCIS
3 5 (62.50%) CCIE
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) JNCIA
3 5 (62.50%) JNCIE
3 5 (62.50%) JNCIP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (12.50%) HP ASE
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
3 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
4 5 (62.50%) IronPort
4 5 (62.50%) Tufin
5 2 (25.00%) F5
6 1 (12.50%) Brocade
6 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
6 1 (12.50%) VMware