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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 273 319 328
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +9
Contract jobs citing BGP 132 90 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 3.38% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 52 29
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£363 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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
2939 2659 2779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.34% 11.79% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1930 1764 1713
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 76 126
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.38 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 +25 33 £375 -6.25% 13
Canary Wharf -9 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 252 (89.68%) Cisco
2 196 (69.75%) OSPF
3 188 (66.90%) Firewall
4 180 (64.06%) Cisco Certification
5 148 (52.67%) MPLS
6 135 (48.04%) F5
7 133 (47.33%) CCNP
8 126 (44.84%) EIGRP
9 123 (43.77%) Juniper
10 116 (41.28%) LAN
10 116 (41.28%) Cisco ASA
11 112 (39.86%) Finance
12 110 (39.15%) WAN
13 101 (35.94%) VPN
14 97 (34.52%) CheckPoint
15 93 (33.10%) Network Security
16 87 (30.96%) Cisco Nexus
17 85 (30.25%) Wireless
18 84 (29.89%) IPsec
19 83 (29.54%) DNS
20 76 (27.05%) Multicast
21 72 (25.62%) TCP/IP
22 71 (25.27%) SolarWinds
23 68 (24.20%) Load Balancing
24 67 (23.84%) Cisco IOS
24 67 (23.84%) Data Centre
25 58 (20.64%) Citrix
26 54 (19.22%) HSRP
27 53 (18.86%) Infoblox
28 52 (18.51%) CCNA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 7 (2.49%) Apache
2 5 (1.78%) MediaWiki
2 5 (1.78%) Confluence
3 4 (1.42%) IIS
4 3 (1.07%) nginx
4 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) SaaS
1 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 196 (69.75%) OSPF
2 188 (66.90%) Firewall
3 148 (52.67%) MPLS
4 126 (44.84%) EIGRP
5 116 (41.28%) LAN
5 116 (41.28%) Cisco ASA
6 110 (39.15%) WAN
7 101 (35.94%) VPN
8 93 (33.10%) Network Security
9 87 (30.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 85 (30.25%) Wireless
11 84 (29.89%) IPsec
12 83 (29.54%) DNS
13 76 (27.05%) Multicast
14 72 (25.62%) TCP/IP
15 67 (23.84%) Cisco IOS
16 54 (19.22%) HSRP
17 52 (18.51%) DHCP
18 49 (17.44%) VLAN
19 46 (16.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.85%) MySQL
2 5 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.42%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.71%) DB2
4 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.78%) Hudson
1 5 (1.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.78%) JIRA
1 5 (1.78%) Subversion
2 4 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 112 (39.86%) Finance
2 44 (15.66%) Banking
3 23 (8.19%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.76%) Multimedia
5 15 (5.34%) Financial Institution
6 14 (4.98%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.49%) Games
8 4 (1.42%) Retail
8 4 (1.42%) Marketing
9 2 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 186 (66.19%) Network Engineer
2 22 (7.83%) Security Engineer
3 21 (7.47%) Network Security Engineer
3 21 (7.47%) Network Specialist
4 20 (7.12%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (5.69%) Consultant
6 14 (4.98%) Architect
6 14 (4.98%) Operations Engineer
7 12 (4.27%) Security Specialist
7 12 (4.27%) Network Security Specialist
8 11 (3.91%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.56%) Network Architect
9 10 (3.56%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (3.20%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (3.20%) NOC Engineer
11 8 (2.85%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (2.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (2.85%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.85%) Technical Operations Engineer
12 7 (2.49%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.71%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (23.84%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 19 (6.76%) PKI
4 14 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.27%) Thin Client
5 12 (4.27%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.49%) User Experience
7 6 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.14%) Online Games
7 6 (2.14%) Eurex
8 5 (1.78%) Wiki
8 5 (1.78%) IVR
8 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.07%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.07%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.71%) Clustering
10 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.52%) Linux
2 27 (9.61%) Windows
3 21 (7.47%) UNIX
4 6 (2.14%) Solaris
5 5 (1.78%) CentOS
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.07%) Debian
7 3 (1.07%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.71%) AIX
8 2 (0.71%) SUSE
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.20%) Load Balancing
2 42 (14.95%) E-Commerce
3 37 (13.17%) Network Management
4 30 (10.68%) ITIL
5 28 (9.96%) Low Latency
6 24 (8.54%) Network Design
6 24 (8.54%) Mentoring
7 21 (7.47%) DDoS Mitigation
8 19 (6.76%) Incident Management
9 18 (6.41%) Service Management
10 17 (6.05%) Service Delivery
11 14 (4.98%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (4.63%) CRM
13 11 (3.91%) Project Management
14 10 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (3.20%) Problem Management
16 8 (2.85%) Network Architecture
16 8 (2.85%) Line Management
17 7 (2.49%) Change Control
17 7 (2.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.76%) Python
2 15 (5.34%) Perl
3 9 (3.20%) C
4 7 (2.49%) PHP
5 5 (1.78%) Java
6 4 (1.42%) SQL
6 4 (1.42%) Lisp
6 4 (1.42%) Ruby
6 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 180 (64.06%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (47.33%) CCNP
3 52 (18.51%) CCNA
4 45 (16.01%) CCIE
5 26 (9.25%) Degree
6 21 (7.47%) CCSE
7 8 (2.85%) CCSA
8 4 (1.42%) Avaya Certification
9 3 (1.07%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (1.07%) CCDP
10 2 (0.71%) CCIP
10 2 (0.71%) MCSE
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.71%) PMP
10 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.71%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.36%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.36%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.36%) HP APS
11 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.12%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.91%) XenServer
3 7 (2.49%) ProxySG
4 6 (2.14%) Snort
5 5 (1.78%) iptables
5 5 (1.78%) Postfix
5 5 (1.78%) Samba
6 3 (1.07%) vSphere
6 3 (1.07%) Firmware
7 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.71%) Xen
7 2 (0.71%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.36%) XenApp
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (6.41%) RANCID
2 11 (3.91%) OpenView
3 10 (3.56%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (3.20%) AirWatch
5 8 (2.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (2.49%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.78%) Puppet
7 5 (1.78%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.78%) Cacti
7 5 (1.78%) Nagios
8 3 (1.07%) Salt
8 3 (1.07%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.71%) NetCrunch
9 2 (0.71%) Iperf
10 1 (0.36%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 252 (89.68%) Cisco
2 135 (48.04%) F5
3 123 (43.77%) Juniper
4 97 (34.52%) CheckPoint
5 71 (25.27%) SolarWinds
6 58 (20.64%) Citrix
7 53 (18.86%) Infoblox
8 44 (15.66%) Blue Coat
9 41 (14.59%) VMware
10 34 (12.10%) Aruba
11 33 (11.74%) HP
12 24 (8.54%) Riverbed
13 17 (6.05%) Fortinet
14 13 (4.63%) Imperva
15 11 (3.91%) Splunk
16 10 (3.56%) Nortel
16 10 (3.56%) Websense
16 10 (3.56%) Lancope
17 8 (2.85%) Avaya
17 8 (2.85%) Nokia
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