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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 67 54 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.27% 0.38% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 2.86% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
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£335 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +38.98%
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
123 70 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.55% 13.13% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 68
Average daily rate £275 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +46.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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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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
Watford - 1 £335 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) F5
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