The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 303 239 305
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +66
Contract jobs citing BGP 106 186 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.88% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 6.57% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 137 73
Average daily rate £403 £338 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% -11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 21 £388 +4.72% 13
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Canary Wharf +1 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 213 (89.12%) Cisco
2 195 (81.59%) OSPF
3 161 (67.36%) Firewall
4 134 (56.07%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (51.46%) WAN
6 119 (49.79%) EIGRP
7 113 (47.28%) LAN
8 107 (44.77%) CCNP
9 106 (44.35%) Juniper
10 99 (41.42%) VPN
11 92 (38.49%) F5
12 90 (37.66%) MPLS
13 88 (36.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 86 (35.98%) DNS
15 85 (35.56%) CheckPoint
16 75 (31.38%) TCP/IP
17 67 (28.03%) Data Centre
18 62 (25.94%) Network Security
19 60 (25.10%) Cisco ASA
19 60 (25.10%) Finance
20 58 (24.27%) IPsec
21 55 (23.01%) DHCP
22 54 (22.59%) Cisco IOS
23 48 (20.08%) CCIE
24 47 (19.67%) HSRP
24 47 (19.67%) Multicast
25 45 (18.83%) Spanning Tree
26 43 (17.99%) ITIL
27 39 (16.32%) VLAN
28 37 (15.48%) Network Design

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (5.86%) Apache
2 12 (5.02%) nginx
3 6 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.26%) JBoss
4 3 (1.26%) SAS
5 2 (0.84%) Confluence
5 2 (0.84%) MediaWiki
5 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.18%) MS Excel
1 10 (4.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.26%) GitHub
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.42%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (81.59%) OSPF
2 161 (67.36%) Firewall
3 123 (51.46%) WAN
4 119 (49.79%) EIGRP
5 113 (47.28%) LAN
6 99 (41.42%) VPN
7 90 (37.66%) MPLS
8 88 (36.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 86 (35.98%) DNS
10 75 (31.38%) TCP/IP
11 62 (25.94%) Network Security
12 60 (25.10%) Cisco ASA
13 58 (24.27%) IPsec
14 55 (23.01%) DHCP
15 54 (22.59%) Cisco IOS
16 47 (19.67%) HSRP
16 47 (19.67%) Multicast
17 45 (18.83%) Spanning Tree
18 39 (16.32%) VLAN
19 36 (15.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.26%) MySQL
2 2 (0.84%) Big Data
2 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.09%) Subversion
3 4 (1.67%) Hudson
4 2 (0.84%) JIRA
5 1 (0.42%) Ant
5 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (25.10%) Finance
2 31 (12.97%) Banking
3 16 (6.69%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.18%) Spanish Language
6 9 (3.77%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.35%) Retail
8 5 (2.09%) Legal
9 4 (1.67%) Marketing
9 4 (1.67%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.84%) Games
10 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (49.79%) Network Engineer
2 38 (15.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (12.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 27 (11.30%) Security Engineer
5 26 (10.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 20 (8.37%) Consultant
7 18 (7.53%) Network Security Engineer
8 17 (7.11%) Architect
9 13 (5.44%) Network Architect
9 13 (5.44%) Network Consultant
9 13 (5.44%) Senior Security Engineer
10 12 (5.02%) Design Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) Administrator
11 11 (4.60%) Network Design Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) Network Support
12 10 (4.18%) Network Specialist
13 8 (3.35%) Juniper Engineer
13 8 (3.35%) Network Administrator
13 8 (3.35%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.93%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.60%) Web Services
2 10 (4.18%) 802.1X
3 7 (2.93%) Spring
4 3 (1.26%) POSIX
4 3 (1.26%) XMPP
5 2 (0.84%) CSS
5 2 (0.84%) LAMP
5 2 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.42%) boto
6 1 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.42%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.42%) RFC 2547
6 1 (0.42%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (28.03%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (3.77%) MPEG
5 6 (2.51%) Clustering
5 6 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.09%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.09%) iSeries
6 5 (2.09%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.09%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.26%) IPTV
7 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.26%) PKI
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.84%) Life Science
8 2 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.97%) Linux
2 24 (10.04%) Unix
3 21 (8.79%) Windows
4 13 (5.44%) CentOS
5 11 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.51%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.09%) Debian
8 4 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.26%) CatOS
9 3 (1.26%) Solaris
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.99%) ITIL
2 37 (15.48%) Network Design
3 32 (13.39%) Load Balancing
4 24 (10.04%) Change Management
5 22 (9.21%) High Availability
6 21 (8.79%) Load Testing
7 17 (7.11%) Network Architecture
8 15 (6.28%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.44%) Low Latency
9 13 (5.44%) Migration
10 12 (5.02%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (5.02%) Project Management
11 11 (4.60%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.18%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (4.18%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (3.35%) Open Source
14 8 (3.35%) Problem Management
14 8 (3.35%) Security Architecture
15 7 (2.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.11%) Python
2 14 (5.86%) Bash Shell
3 11 (4.60%) Java
4 8 (3.35%) C
4 8 (3.35%) Perl
5 6 (2.51%) Lisp
5 6 (2.51%) Ruby
5 6 (2.51%) SQL
6 5 (2.09%) PHP
7 3 (1.26%) Korn
7 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 134 (56.07%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (44.77%) CCNP
3 48 (20.08%) CCIE
4 37 (15.48%) CCNA
5 18 (7.53%) Degree
6 16 (6.69%) CCSE
7 12 (5.02%) CISSP
8 7 (2.93%) CCDP
8 7 (2.93%) CCNP Voice
9 6 (2.51%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.09%) CCSA
10 5 (2.09%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.26%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.84%) CCVP
12 2 (0.84%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.84%) JNCIE
12 2 (0.84%) MCSE
12 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.42%) Avaya Certification
13 1 (0.42%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.69%) Snort
3 7 (2.93%) Samba
4 6 (2.51%) iptables
5 5 (2.09%) Postfix
6 4 (1.67%) Docker
6 4 (1.67%) NFS
7 3 (1.26%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.26%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.84%) BIND 9
8 2 (0.84%) KVM
8 2 (0.84%) LXC
8 2 (0.84%) pfSense
8 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.84%) Varnish
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.42%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.42%) Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 19 (7.95%) FortiGate
2 17 (7.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (6.69%) Proventia
4 9 (3.77%) Puppet
5 6 (2.51%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (2.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (2.09%) Iperf
7 4 (1.67%) Ansible
7 4 (1.67%) Nagios
8 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.26%) systemd
8 3 (1.26%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.84%) Cacti
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.84%) RANCID
9 2 (0.84%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.42%) Salt
10 1 (0.42%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 213 (89.12%) Cisco
2 106 (44.35%) Juniper
3 92 (38.49%) F5
4 85 (35.56%) CheckPoint
5 30 (12.55%) VMware
6 26 (10.88%) Blue Coat
6 26 (10.88%) Palo Alto
7 24 (10.04%) SolarWinds
8 17 (7.11%) Citrix
8 17 (7.11%) Microsoft
9 16 (6.69%) Sourcefire
10 13 (5.44%) Infoblox
10 13 (5.44%) Riverbed
11 11 (4.60%) HP
12 10 (4.18%) Aruba
13 9 (3.77%) Fortinet
14 7 (2.93%) IBM
15 6 (2.51%) Verint
16 5 (2.09%) Nokia
16 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
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