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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 296 312 294
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing BGP 124 101 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 3.58% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 58 70
Average daily rate
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£394 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £272 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £421 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £142.50 £48.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.87% -
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
2876 2818 3629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.24% 11.61% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1786 2093
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 102 179
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 £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
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 29 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 29 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 29 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 +31 33 £388 +3.33% 21
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 29 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.

1 163 (78.37%) Cisco
2 138 (66.35%) OSPF
3 118 (56.73%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (52.40%) Firewall
5 99 (47.60%) WAN
6 87 (41.83%) CCNP
7 81 (38.94%) MPLS
8 79 (37.98%) Juniper
8 79 (37.98%) LAN
9 72 (34.62%) EIGRP
10 67 (32.21%) VPN
11 62 (29.81%) TCP/IP
12 58 (27.88%) CheckPoint
12 58 (27.88%) Finance
13 55 (26.44%) F5
14 52 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 50 (24.04%) Multicast
16 41 (19.71%) Cisco IOS
17 40 (19.23%) Banking
18 38 (18.27%) IPsec
18 38 (18.27%) VLAN
18 38 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
19 37 (17.79%) Network Security
19 37 (17.79%) CCIE
20 36 (17.31%) Wireless
21 35 (16.83%) CCNA
21 35 (16.83%) DNS
22 34 (16.35%) Internet
23 28 (13.46%) HSRP
24 27 (12.98%) Load Balancing

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.40%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.40%) Lync
2 5 (2.40%) Apache
3 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 7 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 138 (66.35%) OSPF
2 109 (52.40%) Firewall
3 99 (47.60%) WAN
4 81 (38.94%) MPLS
5 79 (37.98%) LAN
6 72 (34.62%) EIGRP
7 67 (32.21%) VPN
8 62 (29.81%) TCP/IP
9 52 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 50 (24.04%) Multicast
11 41 (19.71%) Cisco IOS
12 38 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (18.27%) IPsec
12 38 (18.27%) VLAN
13 37 (17.79%) Network Security
14 36 (17.31%) Wireless
15 35 (16.83%) DNS
16 34 (16.35%) Internet
17 28 (13.46%) HSRP
18 27 (12.98%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) DB2
3 2 (0.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.48%) Ingres
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 58 (27.88%) Finance
2 40 (19.23%) Banking
3 22 (10.58%) Telecoms
4 21 (10.10%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.37%) Law
6 6 (2.88%) Retail
7 4 (1.92%) German Language
7 4 (1.92%) Legal
7 4 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.44%) Front Office
8 3 (1.44%) Back Office
8 3 (1.44%) Publishing
8 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 103 (49.52%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.94%) Consultant
3 25 (12.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (10.58%) Network Consultant
5 19 (9.13%) Architect
6 18 (8.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (7.21%) Security Engineer
9 13 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (5.77%) Analyst
11 11 (5.29%) Network Support
12 10 (4.81%) Network Architect
12 10 (4.81%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.33%) Network Analyst
14 8 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
15 7 (3.37%) Software Engineer
16 5 (2.40%) Network Manager
16 5 (2.40%) Infrastructure Architect
16 5 (2.40%) Infrastructure Manager
16 5 (2.40%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.33%) VCL
2 3 (1.44%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.48%) DCOM
3 1 (0.48%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.48%) LAMP
3 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (2.88%) Clustering
3 5 (2.40%) PKI
3 5 (2.40%) NHS
4 4 (1.92%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.44%) Open Source
5 3 (1.44%) Derivative
5 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.96%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.48%) Firmware
7 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.48%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.58%) Windows
2 20 (9.62%) Linux
3 14 (6.73%) UNIX
4 3 (1.44%) CentOS
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.44%) AIX
4 3 (1.44%) SUSE
5 2 (0.96%) Windows NT
5 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.96%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.98%) Load Balancing
2 25 (12.02%) Network Design
3 22 (10.58%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (9.62%) ITIL
5 19 (9.13%) Migration
5 19 (9.13%) Network Management
6 18 (8.65%) Low Latency
7 15 (7.21%) Change Management
8 13 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (5.77%) Project Management
10 11 (5.29%) Scrum
11 10 (4.81%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.33%) Network Architecture
13 8 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (3.85%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.85%) Web Development
14 7 (3.37%) Software Engineering
14 7 (3.37%) Ultra-Low Latency
15 5 (2.40%) Analytics
15 5 (2.40%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.69%) C
2 15 (7.21%) Python
3 14 (6.73%) Perl
4 11 (5.29%) Java
5 10 (4.81%) PHP
6 5 (2.40%) SQL
7 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.48%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) Tcl
8 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 118 (56.73%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (41.83%) CCNP
3 37 (17.79%) CCIE
4 35 (16.83%) CCNA
5 11 (5.29%) CCDP
6 8 (3.85%) Degree
7 7 (3.37%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.37%) JNCIS
7 7 (3.37%) CCIP
8 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.88%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.40%) JNCIP
9 5 (2.40%) CCSE
10 4 (1.92%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.92%) HP ASE
10 4 (1.92%) ACSP
11 3 (1.44%) CCSP
12 2 (0.96%) VTSP
13 1 (0.48%) MCSE
13 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.29%) Varnish
2 8 (3.85%) Snort
3 6 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.88%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.40%) vSphere
4 5 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.44%) OpenSSH
5 3 (1.44%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.96%) vCloud
6 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.96%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.48%) XenServer
7 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (2.40%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.92%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.44%) Nagios
6 2 (0.96%) Cacti
6 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.48%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.48%) OpenView
7 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 163 (78.37%) Cisco
2 79 (37.98%) Juniper
3 58 (27.88%) CheckPoint
4 55 (26.44%) F5
5 27 (12.98%) Blue Coat
6 20 (9.62%) HP
7 18 (8.65%) VMware
7 18 (8.65%) Riverbed
8 16 (7.69%) Citrix
9 15 (7.21%) Microsoft
10 11 (5.29%) Sourcefire
10 11 (5.29%) Aruba
11 8 (3.85%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.85%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.88%) TippingPoint
12 6 (2.88%) Dell
13 5 (2.40%) Avaya
13 5 (2.40%) Polycom
13 5 (2.40%) Meraki
14 4 (1.92%) CA
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