The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 64 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £265 £375
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+433.33% +50.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 101 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.56% 15.86% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 53
Average daily rate £325 £305 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £36.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
BGP
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Tring - - - -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) EIGRP
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) MPLS
2 10 (90.91%) F5
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) FWSM
4 6 (54.55%) Network Architecture
4 6 (54.55%) Network Design
4 6 (54.55%) VLAN
4 6 (54.55%) WLAN
4 6 (54.55%) IPv6
4 6 (54.55%) RIP
5 5 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) SMTP
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 4 (36.36%) SNMP
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (36.36%) Multicast
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) EIGRP
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) FWSM
4 6 (54.55%) VLAN
4 6 (54.55%) WLAN
4 6 (54.55%) IPv6
4 6 (54.55%) RIP
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) SMTP
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 4 (36.36%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Architecture
1 6 (54.55%) Network Design
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox