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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 314 287 333
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +46
Contract jobs citing BGP 104 138 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 4.49% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 111 54
Median daily rate £425 £363 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £285 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
2895 3073 2783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 13.38% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2014 1863
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 81
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +29 19 £400 +6.66% 13
Surbiton - 3 £475 -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (88.73%) Cisco
2 132 (64.71%) OSPF
3 122 (59.80%) Cisco Certification
4 117 (57.35%) Firewall
5 97 (47.55%) MPLS
6 93 (45.59%) WAN
7 90 (44.12%) CCNP
8 88 (43.14%) VPN
9 85 (41.67%) EIGRP
10 82 (40.20%) Juniper
11 78 (38.24%) LAN
12 74 (36.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 64 (31.37%) TCP/IP
14 63 (30.88%) F5
15 62 (30.39%) Data Centre
16 60 (29.41%) CheckPoint
17 57 (27.94%) DNS
18 50 (24.51%) Finance
19 49 (24.02%) Wireless
20 46 (22.55%) CCNA
21 44 (21.57%) Cisco IOS
22 43 (21.08%) Network Security
23 42 (20.59%) HSRP
24 41 (20.10%) IPsec
25 36 (17.65%) VoIP
25 36 (17.65%) DHCP
25 36 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
26 35 (17.16%) Multicast
26 35 (17.16%) CCIE
27 34 (16.67%) Windows

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 5 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (2.45%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.96%) IIS
3 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.98%) Zimbra
4 1 (0.49%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) Smallworld
Applications
1 17 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (0.98%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (0.98%) GitHub
2 2 (0.98%) PaaS
2 2 (0.98%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 132 (64.71%) OSPF
2 117 (57.35%) Firewall
3 97 (47.55%) MPLS
4 93 (45.59%) WAN
5 88 (43.14%) VPN
6 85 (41.67%) EIGRP
7 78 (38.24%) LAN
8 74 (36.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 64 (31.37%) TCP/IP
10 57 (27.94%) DNS
11 49 (24.02%) Wireless
12 44 (21.57%) Cisco IOS
13 43 (21.08%) Network Security
14 42 (20.59%) HSRP
15 41 (20.10%) IPsec
16 36 (17.65%) DHCP
16 36 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
16 36 (17.65%) VoIP
17 35 (17.16%) Multicast
18 34 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.45%) MySQL
1 5 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.49%) DB2
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.45%) git-flow
2 5 (2.45%) JIRA
3 3 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (24.51%) Finance
2 19 (9.31%) Banking
3 14 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.41%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.92%) Retail
6 6 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.45%) Legal
7 5 (2.45%) Marketing
8 4 (1.96%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.47%) Publishing
10 2 (0.98%) Back Office
10 2 (0.98%) Front Office
10 2 (0.98%) German Language
10 2 (0.98%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.98%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.98%) Malay Language
10 2 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.98%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 112 (54.90%) Network Engineer
2 30 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 29 (14.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 23 (11.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (7.84%) Architect
5 16 (7.84%) Consultant
6 15 (7.35%) Designer
7 14 (6.86%) Network Consultant
7 14 (6.86%) Support Engineer
8 13 (6.37%) Security Engineer
9 12 (5.88%) Data Engineer
9 12 (5.88%) Network Architect
9 12 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) Design Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) Network Designer
10 10 (4.90%) Voice Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) Voice Network Engineer
11 9 (4.41%) Network Design Engineer
11 9 (4.41%) Network Support
12 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.73%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.41%) Web Services
3 3 (1.47%) XML
4 2 (0.98%) boto
4 2 (0.98%) CSS
4 2 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.98%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.98%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.49%) .NET
5 1 (0.49%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.49%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (30.39%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.43%) Streaming Media
6 6 (2.94%) MPEG
6 6 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.45%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.45%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.96%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.96%) iSeries
8 4 (1.96%) PKI
9 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.98%) Derivative
10 2 (0.98%) Equities
10 2 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.98%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.98%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.67%) Windows
2 25 (12.25%) Linux
3 21 (10.29%) Unix
4 13 (6.37%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) SUSE
6 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.71%) Load Balancing
2 29 (14.22%) Network Design
3 21 (10.29%) Migration
4 20 (9.80%) ITIL
5 15 (7.35%) High Availability
6 14 (6.86%) Change Management
6 14 (6.86%) Network Architecture
7 13 (6.37%) Change Control
7 13 (6.37%) Project Management
8 12 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (5.39%) DDoS Mitigation
9 11 (5.39%) Low Latency
10 10 (4.90%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.41%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (4.41%) Network Management
12 8 (3.92%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (3.43%) HOOD
13 7 (3.43%) Incident Management
13 7 (3.43%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.90%) Python
2 9 (4.41%) Perl
3 8 (3.92%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.96%) Lisp
4 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.96%) SQL
5 3 (1.47%) C
5 3 (1.47%) Java
5 3 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.49%) C#
6 1 (0.49%) C++
6 1 (0.49%) Korn
6 1 (0.49%) Ruby
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 122 (59.80%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (44.12%) CCNP
3 46 (22.55%) CCNA
4 35 (17.16%) CCIE
5 19 (9.31%) SC Cleared
5 19 (9.31%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.37%) Degree
7 9 (4.41%) CCDP
8 8 (3.92%) CCSE
8 8 (3.92%) JNCIP
9 7 (3.43%) JNCIE
10 6 (2.94%) CCNP Voice
10 6 (2.94%) CISSP
11 3 (1.47%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.98%) CCIP
12 2 (0.98%) CCSA
12 2 (0.98%) CCSP
12 2 (0.98%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.98%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.47%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (4.41%) Snort
2 6 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.45%) Docker
3 5 (2.45%) NFS
4 4 (1.96%) Firmware
5 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.47%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.98%) Squid
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (11.27%) FortiGate
2 14 (6.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (6.37%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (3.43%) Cacti
4 7 (3.43%) Nagios
4 7 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.43%) Puppet
5 6 (2.94%) Proventia
6 5 (2.45%) CFEngine
6 5 (2.45%) logstash
6 5 (2.45%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.96%) SmokePing
8 3 (1.47%) SCCM
9 2 (0.98%) Ansible
9 2 (0.98%) OpenView
9 2 (0.98%) Salt
9 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.49%) OPNET
Vendors
1 181 (88.73%) Cisco
2 82 (40.20%) Juniper
3 63 (30.88%) F5
4 60 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 23 (11.27%) Palo Alto
6 21 (10.29%) Microsoft
6 21 (10.29%) SolarWinds
7 16 (7.84%) VMware
8 14 (6.86%) Aruba
8 14 (6.86%) Blue Coat
9 13 (6.37%) Riverbed
10 8 (3.92%) Akamai
10 8 (3.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (3.43%) Citrix
11 7 (3.43%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.43%) HP
11 7 (3.43%) IBM
12 6 (2.94%) Apple
12 6 (2.94%) SevOne
12 6 (2.94%) Sourcefire
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Rate: NEG
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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Rate: competitive
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City of London
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Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
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