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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 247 285 317
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +32
Contract jobs citing BGP 181 152 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.67% 4.92% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 94 62
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £50.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +22.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +31.35%
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
3195 3090 3658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.03% 12.30% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2053 2015 2200
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 87 182
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +43 66 £375 -4.76% 21
Greenford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 232 (84.98%) Cisco
2 188 (68.86%) OSPF
3 169 (61.90%) Firewall
4 148 (54.21%) Cisco Certification
5 131 (47.99%) WAN
6 110 (40.29%) CCNP
7 107 (39.19%) VPN
8 105 (38.46%) Juniper
9 102 (37.36%) EIGRP
9 102 (37.36%) LAN
10 84 (30.77%) CheckPoint
10 84 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 82 (30.04%) MPLS
12 80 (29.30%) TCP/IP
13 74 (27.11%) Finance
13 74 (27.11%) F5
14 62 (22.71%) Cisco ASA
15 59 (21.61%) HSRP
15 59 (21.61%) Multicast
16 57 (20.88%) IPsec
17 56 (20.51%) CCIE
18 53 (19.41%) Network Security
19 52 (19.05%) VLAN
20 50 (18.32%) Banking
21 47 (17.22%) Cisco IOS
22 44 (16.12%) DNS
23 43 (15.75%) Internet
23 43 (15.75%) Network Design
24 40 (14.65%) CCNA
24 40 (14.65%) SNMP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (4.76%) Apache
2 11 (4.03%) IIS
3 9 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.93%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.56%) Lync
5 7 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (68.86%) OSPF
2 169 (61.90%) Firewall
3 131 (47.99%) WAN
4 107 (39.19%) VPN
5 102 (37.36%) LAN
5 102 (37.36%) EIGRP
6 84 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 82 (30.04%) MPLS
8 80 (29.30%) TCP/IP
9 62 (22.71%) Cisco ASA
10 59 (21.61%) HSRP
10 59 (21.61%) Multicast
11 57 (20.88%) IPsec
12 53 (19.41%) Network Security
13 52 (19.05%) VLAN
14 47 (17.22%) Cisco IOS
15 44 (16.12%) DNS
16 43 (15.75%) Internet
17 40 (14.65%) SNMP
18 39 (14.29%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.66%) DB2
3 2 (0.73%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) Ingres
4 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.37%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 74 (27.11%) Finance
2 50 (18.32%) Banking
3 25 (9.16%) Investment Banking
4 22 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.49%) Retail
6 6 (2.20%) Law
7 5 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.83%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.47%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.47%) Legal
9 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.10%) Publishing
10 2 (0.73%) German Language
10 2 (0.73%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 143 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 35 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (10.99%) Architect
4 28 (10.26%) Consultant
5 26 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (9.16%) Security Engineer
7 22 (8.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (8.06%) Network Consultant
8 21 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (5.86%) Network Architect
10 14 (5.13%) Analyst
11 12 (4.40%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.66%) Network Analyst
12 10 (3.66%) Network Support
12 10 (3.66%) Security Architect
13 9 (3.30%) Cisco Support
13 9 (3.30%) Cisco Support Engineer
14 8 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
14 8 (2.93%) Project Manager
15 7 (2.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.03%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (3.66%) Regular Expression
3 5 (1.83%) VCL
4 2 (0.73%) XMPP
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.30%) FlexPod
2 9 (3.30%) Clustering
3 7 (2.56%) Open Source
4 6 (2.20%) Firmware
4 6 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.83%) NHS
6 4 (1.47%) PKI
7 3 (1.10%) SecurID
7 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.73%) e-Health
8 2 (0.73%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) Derivative
9 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.37%) Online Games
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.65%) Windows
2 29 (10.62%) Linux
3 28 (10.26%) UNIX
4 10 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
4 10 (3.66%) AIX
4 10 (3.66%) SUSE
5 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.47%) CentOS
6 3 (1.10%) Solaris
7 2 (0.73%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.75%) Network Design
2 35 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 30 (10.99%) Low Latency
3 30 (10.99%) Network Monitoring
4 26 (9.52%) Network Management
4 26 (9.52%) Migration
5 24 (8.79%) Change Management
6 19 (6.96%) ITIL
6 19 (6.96%) Mentoring
7 18 (6.59%) Project Management
8 16 (5.86%) Network Architecture
9 10 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (3.66%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.30%) E-Commerce
11 8 (2.93%) Service Management
11 8 (2.93%) BCP
11 8 (2.93%) Asset Management
11 8 (2.93%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (2.93%) Data Protection
12 7 (2.56%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.59%) Perl
2 13 (4.76%) SQL
3 11 (4.03%) Python
4 9 (3.30%) C
5 7 (2.56%) Java
5 7 (2.56%) R
6 6 (2.20%) PHP
7 4 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
8 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (54.21%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (40.29%) CCNP
3 56 (20.51%) CCIE
4 40 (14.65%) CCNA
5 13 (4.76%) CCSE
6 8 (2.93%) CCDP
6 8 (2.93%) Degree
7 7 (2.56%) CCIP
8 6 (2.20%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.20%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.83%) HP ASE
9 5 (1.83%) ACSP
9 5 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.83%) JNCIS
9 5 (1.83%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.47%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.47%) CCSA
10 4 (1.47%) CCSP
10 4 (1.47%) CISSP
11 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.30%) SLA
2 4 (1.47%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (5.86%) Snort
2 12 (4.40%) vSphere
3 10 (3.66%) FreeRADIUS
4 9 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (2.56%) Varnish
7 4 (1.47%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.47%) Nmap
8 3 (1.10%) OpenSSH
9 2 (0.73%) XenServer
10 1 (0.37%) XenApp
10 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.66%) RANCID
2 9 (3.30%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.30%) CA Spectrum
2 9 (3.30%) OpenNMS
3 7 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (2.56%) Nessus
3 7 (2.56%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) Cacti
6 1 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 232 (84.98%) Cisco
2 105 (38.46%) Juniper
3 84 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 74 (27.11%) F5
5 30 (10.99%) VMware
6 26 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 26 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 23 (8.42%) Citrix
8 18 (6.59%) HP
9 15 (5.49%) Sourcefire
9 15 (5.49%) SolarWinds
10 13 (4.76%) Riverbed
11 11 (4.03%) Aruba
11 11 (4.03%) Dell
11 11 (4.03%) IBM
11 11 (4.03%) Oracle
12 9 (3.30%) CA
13 7 (2.56%) Nortel
13 7 (2.56%) Fortinet
14 6 (2.20%) Splunk
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