The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 July 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 London 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 276 308 292
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Contract jobs citing BGP 128 99 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 3.52% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 56 76
Average daily rate
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£400 £364 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £421 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 £48.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2841 2815 3595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.05% 11.61% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1774 1770 2080
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 110 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
BGP
England

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

BGP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

BGP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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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
City of London +32 34 £388 +3.33% 23
Canary Wharf - 1 £180 -
Ealing - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 160 (78.05%) Cisco
2 135 (65.85%) OSPF
3 115 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (52.20%) Firewall
5 97 (47.32%) WAN
6 86 (41.95%) CCNP
7 80 (39.02%) MPLS
8 78 (38.05%) LAN
9 77 (37.56%) Juniper
10 72 (35.12%) EIGRP
11 67 (32.68%) VPN
12 62 (30.24%) TCP/IP
13 57 (27.80%) CheckPoint
13 57 (27.80%) Finance
14 54 (26.34%) F5
15 52 (25.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 49 (23.90%) Multicast
17 41 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
18 40 (19.51%) Banking
19 38 (18.54%) IPsec
19 38 (18.54%) CCIE
19 38 (18.54%) Cisco ASA
20 37 (18.05%) Network Security
21 36 (17.56%) Wireless
21 36 (17.56%) VLAN
22 35 (17.07%) DNS
23 34 (16.59%) CCNA
23 34 (16.59%) Internet
24 28 (13.66%) HSRP
25 27 (13.17%) Load Balancing

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.44%) Apache
2 5 (2.44%) Lync
3 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.98%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 135 (65.85%) OSPF
2 107 (52.20%) Firewall
3 97 (47.32%) WAN
4 80 (39.02%) MPLS
5 78 (38.05%) LAN
6 72 (35.12%) EIGRP
7 67 (32.68%) VPN
8 62 (30.24%) TCP/IP
9 52 (25.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 49 (23.90%) Multicast
11 41 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
12 38 (18.54%) IPsec
12 38 (18.54%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (18.05%) Network Security
14 36 (17.56%) Wireless
14 36 (17.56%) VLAN
15 35 (17.07%) DNS
16 34 (16.59%) Internet
17 28 (13.66%) HSRP
18 26 (12.68%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.46%) DB2
3 2 (0.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) Ingres
4 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Subversion
2 1 (0.49%) Ant
General
1 57 (27.80%) Finance
2 40 (19.51%) Banking
3 22 (10.73%) Telecoms
4 21 (10.24%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.41%) Law
6 6 (2.93%) Retail
7 4 (1.95%) Legal
8 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.46%) Front Office
8 3 (1.46%) Back Office
8 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.46%) Publishing
8 3 (1.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (49.76%) Network Engineer
2 29 (14.15%) Consultant
3 23 (11.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (10.73%) Network Consultant
5 19 (9.27%) Architect
6 17 (8.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (7.80%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (7.32%) Security Engineer
9 13 (6.34%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (5.85%) Analyst
11 11 (5.37%) Network Support
12 10 (4.88%) Network Architect
12 10 (4.88%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.39%) Network Analyst
14 8 (3.90%) Network Support Engineer
15 7 (3.41%) Software Engineer
16 6 (2.93%) IP Engineer
17 5 (2.44%) Cisco Support
17 5 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
17 5 (2.44%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) VCL
2 3 (1.46%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.49%) LAMP
3 1 (0.49%) DCOM
3 1 (0.49%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (2.93%) Clustering
3 5 (2.44%) NHS
3 5 (2.44%) PKI
4 4 (1.95%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.46%) Derivative
5 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.46%) Open Source
6 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.98%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) SecurID
7 1 (0.49%) e-Health
7 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.49%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.49%) Equities
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) MPEG
7 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.24%) Windows
2 20 (9.76%) Linux
3 14 (6.83%) UNIX
4 3 (1.46%) SUSE
4 3 (1.46%) AIX
4 3 (1.46%) CentOS
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.98%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.17%) Load Balancing
2 25 (12.20%) Network Design
3 22 (10.73%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (9.76%) ITIL
5 19 (9.27%) Migration
6 18 (8.78%) Low Latency
6 18 (8.78%) Network Management
7 14 (6.83%) Change Management
8 13 (6.34%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (5.85%) Project Management
10 11 (5.37%) Scrum
11 9 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.39%) Network Architecture
12 8 (3.90%) Web Development
12 8 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.90%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.41%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.41%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 5 (2.44%) BCP
14 5 (2.44%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.80%) C
2 15 (7.32%) Python
3 14 (6.83%) Perl
4 11 (5.37%) Java
5 10 (4.88%) PHP
6 5 (2.44%) SQL
7 4 (1.95%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.49%) Ruby
8 1 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 115 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (41.95%) CCNP
3 38 (18.54%) CCIE
4 34 (16.59%) CCNA
5 10 (4.88%) CCDP
6 8 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.90%) Degree
7 7 (3.41%) CCIP
7 7 (3.41%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.93%) JNCIS
9 5 (2.44%) JNCIP
9 5 (2.44%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.44%) CCSE
10 4 (1.95%) HP ASE
10 4 (1.95%) ACSP
10 4 (1.95%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.46%) CCSP
12 2 (0.98%) VTSP
13 1 (0.49%) MCITP
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.93%) SLA
2 4 (1.95%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.37%) Varnish
2 8 (3.90%) Snort
3 6 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.93%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.44%) vSphere
5 3 (1.46%) OpenSSH
5 3 (1.46%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.98%) vCloud
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.98%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.49%) XenServer
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.93%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (2.44%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.95%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.95%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.46%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.46%) Nagios
6 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.98%) Cacti
7 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.49%) OpenView
7 1 (0.49%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 160 (78.05%) Cisco
2 77 (37.56%) Juniper
3 57 (27.80%) CheckPoint
4 54 (26.34%) F5
5 26 (12.68%) Blue Coat
6 19 (9.27%) HP
7 18 (8.78%) VMware
7 18 (8.78%) Riverbed
8 16 (7.80%) Citrix
9 15 (7.32%) Microsoft
10 11 (5.37%) Sourcefire
10 11 (5.37%) Aruba
11 8 (3.90%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.90%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.93%) TippingPoint
12 6 (2.93%) Dell
13 5 (2.44%) Meraki
13 5 (2.44%) Polycom
14 4 (1.95%) Brocade
14 4 (1.95%) AirMagnet
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