The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 71 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.26% 17.75% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 3
Average daily rate £400 £280 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.86% +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

BGP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) ADSL
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) FireEye
6 1 (14.29%) xDSL
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
6 1 (14.29%) DWDM
6 1 (14.29%) CCNP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) ISDN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) ADSL
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) ISDN
4 1 (14.29%) xDSL
4 1 (14.29%) DWDM
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 1 (14.29%) FireEye