The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 311 265 304
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +39
Contract jobs citing BGP 125 174 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 5.70% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 126 82
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +19.57%
BGP
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3220 3053 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.55% 12.97% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 1985 1814
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 102 90
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.68 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in London

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in London

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in London

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in London

BGP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 23 £400 -5.88% 10
Croydon -12 5 £450 - 1
Surbiton - 4 £475 -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 181 (84.58%) Cisco
2 143 (66.82%) OSPF
3 129 (60.28%) Cisco Certification
4 127 (59.35%) Firewall
5 100 (46.73%) MPLS
6 97 (45.33%) VPN
7 96 (44.86%) CCNP
8 89 (41.59%) WAN
9 83 (38.79%) TCP/IP
10 82 (38.32%) Data Centre
11 76 (35.51%) CheckPoint
12 74 (34.58%) EIGRP
12 74 (34.58%) LAN
13 71 (33.18%) Juniper
14 65 (30.37%) Wireless
15 61 (28.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 58 (27.10%) F5
17 51 (23.83%) Cisco ASA
17 51 (23.83%) Finance
18 48 (22.43%) DNS
19 47 (21.96%) Windows
19 47 (21.96%) CCNA
20 45 (21.03%) VoIP
21 44 (20.56%) Network Security
22 43 (20.09%) HSRP
23 42 (19.63%) IPsec
24 41 (19.16%) Cisco IOS
25 40 (18.69%) Multicast
26 34 (15.89%) Ethernet
27 33 (15.42%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.74%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.34%) Apache
4 4 (1.87%) Confluence
4 4 (1.87%) IIS
4 4 (1.87%) JBoss
4 4 (1.87%) MediaWiki
4 4 (1.87%) nginx
5 3 (1.40%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (10.28%) MS Visio
2 16 (7.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) PaaS
3 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.93%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.93%) GitHub
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 143 (66.82%) OSPF
2 127 (59.35%) Firewall
3 100 (46.73%) MPLS
4 97 (45.33%) VPN
5 89 (41.59%) WAN
6 83 (38.79%) TCP/IP
7 74 (34.58%) EIGRP
7 74 (34.58%) LAN
8 65 (30.37%) Wireless
9 61 (28.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 51 (23.83%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (22.43%) DNS
12 45 (21.03%) VoIP
13 44 (20.56%) Network Security
14 43 (20.09%) HSRP
15 42 (19.63%) IPsec
16 41 (19.16%) Cisco IOS
17 40 (18.69%) Multicast
18 34 (15.89%) Ethernet
19 31 (14.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.67%) MySQL
2 5 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.67%) JIRA
3 6 (2.80%) git-flow
4 5 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.87%) Hudson
5 4 (1.87%) Subversion
General
1 51 (23.83%) Finance
2 12 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.14%) Banking
4 9 (4.21%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.87%) German Language
5 4 (1.87%) Publishing
5 4 (1.87%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Front Office
7 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.93%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.93%) Malay Language
7 2 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.93%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 124 (57.94%) Network Engineer
2 34 (15.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (15.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 28 (13.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (7.94%) Security Engineer
6 16 (7.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Architect
8 13 (6.07%) Consultant
8 13 (6.07%) Designer
9 11 (5.14%) Network Consultant
10 10 (4.67%) Firewall Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Design Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Network Design Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Data Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Infrastructure Designer
12 8 (3.74%) Juniper Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Network Architect
12 8 (3.74%) Voice Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.02%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.74%) Web Services
3 3 (1.40%) XML
4 2 (0.93%) boto
4 2 (0.93%) CSS
4 2 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.93%) LAMP
4 2 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.93%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.93%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.93%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.93%) RESTful
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) REST
5 1 (0.47%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (38.32%) Data Centre
2 26 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.67%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.27%) Streaming Media
6 6 (2.80%) MPEG
6 6 (2.80%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.34%) Fintech
7 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.87%) Clustering
8 4 (1.87%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.87%) Wiki
9 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.93%) Derivative
10 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.93%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.96%) Windows
2 28 (13.08%) Linux
3 23 (10.75%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.54%) Unix
5 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.34%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.87%) CentOS
7 4 (1.87%) Debian
8 2 (0.93%) Solaris
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.42%) Load Balancing
2 28 (13.08%) Network Design
3 25 (11.68%) Change Control
3 25 (11.68%) ITIL
4 20 (9.35%) High Availability
5 19 (8.88%) Migration
6 18 (8.41%) Project Management
7 16 (7.48%) Network Management
8 15 (7.01%) Change Management
8 15 (7.01%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (6.54%) DDoS Mitigation
10 11 (5.14%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (5.14%) Network Planning
11 10 (4.67%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.27%) HOOD
12 7 (3.27%) Low Latency
12 7 (3.27%) Network Architecture
12 7 (3.27%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (3.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.67%) Bash Shell
1 10 (4.67%) Perl
1 10 (4.67%) Python
2 8 (3.74%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.34%) Java
3 5 (2.34%) SQL
4 3 (1.40%) C
4 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.93%) PHP
5 2 (0.93%) Ruby
6 1 (0.47%) C#
6 1 (0.47%) C++
6 1 (0.47%) Korn
6 1 (0.47%) Lisp
6 1 (0.47%) VB
6 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 129 (60.28%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (44.86%) CCNP
3 47 (21.96%) CCNA
4 33 (15.42%) CCIE
5 22 (10.28%) SC Cleared
5 22 (10.28%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.07%) CCDP
7 10 (4.67%) CCSE
7 10 (4.67%) JNCIE
8 9 (4.21%) JNCIP
9 8 (3.74%) Degree
10 4 (1.87%) CCSA
10 4 (1.87%) CISSP
10 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.87%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.40%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (1.40%) CCSP
12 2 (0.93%) CCIP
12 2 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.40%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.80%) Docker
2 6 (2.80%) Firmware
2 6 (2.80%) NFS
3 5 (2.34%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.34%) Snort
4 4 (1.87%) iptables
4 4 (1.87%) Postfix
4 4 (1.87%) Samba
4 4 (1.87%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.87%) XenServer
5 3 (1.40%) Squid
6 2 (0.93%) KVM
6 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (8.88%) FortiGate
2 17 (7.94%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (6.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (6.07%) Puppet
5 10 (4.67%) Cacti
5 10 (4.67%) Nagios
5 10 (4.67%) ZABBIX
6 9 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.74%) SmokePing
8 6 (2.80%) CFEngine
8 6 (2.80%) logstash
8 6 (2.80%) OpenView
9 3 (1.40%) SCCM
10 2 (0.93%) Ansible
10 2 (0.93%) Cisco CME
10 2 (0.93%) Salt
10 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.47%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 181 (84.58%) Cisco
2 76 (35.51%) CheckPoint
3 71 (33.18%) Juniper
4 58 (27.10%) F5
5 27 (12.62%) Microsoft
5 27 (12.62%) Palo Alto
6 23 (10.75%) SolarWinds
7 19 (8.88%) VMware
8 15 (7.01%) Aruba
8 15 (7.01%) Riverbed
9 14 (6.54%) Citrix
10 10 (4.67%) Blue Coat
10 10 (4.67%) HP
11 9 (4.21%) Fortinet
12 8 (3.74%) Akamai
12 8 (3.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 8 (3.74%) Splunk
13 7 (3.27%) Intel Security
14 6 (2.80%) Apple
14 6 (2.80%) Avaya
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