The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% -5.26%
BGP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.16% 14.41% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 30
Average daily rate £450 £295 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% +84.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £320 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Maidstone - - - -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Foglight
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Foglight
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) TippingPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper