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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 347 285 243
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -42
Contract jobs citing BGP 92 163 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.70% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 5.74% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 115 133
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £42.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +36.65%
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
3224 2840 3244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.29% 12.25% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2074 1882 2091
Median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 82 93
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -1 20 £399 -10.14% 6
Croydon -10 4 £300 - 1
Uxbridge +1 2 £475 - 1
Hammersmith +1 1 £425 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 177 (86.76%) Cisco
2 150 (73.53%) OSPF
3 125 (61.27%) Cisco Certification
4 123 (60.29%) Firewall
5 94 (46.08%) CCNP
5 94 (46.08%) TCP/IP
6 89 (43.63%) Data Centre
7 87 (42.65%) MPLS
8 85 (41.67%) VPN
9 81 (39.71%) CheckPoint
10 79 (38.73%) Juniper
11 76 (37.25%) WAN
12 65 (31.86%) EIGRP
13 64 (31.37%) Wireless
14 62 (30.39%) LAN
15 59 (28.92%) Cisco ASA
16 57 (27.94%) Finance
17 54 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
18 52 (25.49%) F5
19 51 (25.00%) Multicast
19 51 (25.00%) CCNA
20 49 (24.02%) Windows
20 49 (24.02%) HSRP
21 48 (23.53%) Network Security
22 44 (21.57%) Palo Alto
22 44 (21.57%) IPsec
23 39 (19.12%) CCIE
23 39 (19.12%) Cisco IOS
24 37 (18.14%) VRRP
25 35 (17.16%) 802.1X

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 9 (4.41%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.96%) Apache
3 4 (1.96%) Confluence
3 4 (1.96%) JBoss
3 4 (1.96%) MediaWiki
3 4 (1.96%) nginx
4 3 (1.47%) Zimbra
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (6.86%) MS Excel
1 14 (6.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.47%) Office 365
2 3 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (73.53%) OSPF
2 123 (60.29%) Firewall
3 94 (46.08%) TCP/IP
4 87 (42.65%) MPLS
5 85 (41.67%) VPN
6 76 (37.25%) WAN
7 65 (31.86%) EIGRP
8 64 (31.37%) Wireless
9 62 (30.39%) LAN
10 59 (28.92%) Cisco ASA
11 54 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 51 (25.00%) Multicast
13 49 (24.02%) HSRP
14 48 (23.53%) Network Security
15 44 (21.57%) IPsec
16 39 (19.12%) Cisco IOS
17 37 (18.14%) VRRP
18 34 (16.67%) VoIP
19 33 (16.18%) VPLS
20 28 (13.73%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.39%) JIRA
2 10 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.94%) git-flow
3 6 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.96%) Hudson
4 4 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (27.94%) Finance
2 23 (11.27%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.39%) Banking
3 11 (5.39%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.96%) German Language
5 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.98%) Japanese Language
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Malay Language
6 2 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (0.98%) Publishing
6 2 (0.98%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 121 (59.31%) Network Engineer
2 34 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (15.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (9.80%) Security Engineer
5 17 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (7.35%) Architect
7 14 (6.86%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (6.37%) Designer
8 13 (6.37%) Firewall Engineer
9 10 (4.90%) Network Architect
10 9 (4.41%) Juniper Engineer
11 8 (3.92%) Data Engineer
11 8 (3.92%) Design Engineer
11 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Designer
11 8 (3.92%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (3.92%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.43%) Cisco Support
13 6 (2.94%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Network Designer
13 6 (2.94%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.16%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.43%) Web Services
3 3 (1.47%) RESTful
3 3 (1.47%) RFC 2544
4 2 (0.98%) LAMP
4 2 (0.98%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.98%) REST
5 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 89 (43.63%) Data Centre
2 27 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.37%) Hedge funds
4 9 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.45%) Fintech
7 4 (1.96%) Clustering
7 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.96%) Wiki
8 3 (1.47%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.98%) MPEG
9 2 (0.98%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.49%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.49%) NHS
10 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.49%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.02%) Windows
2 24 (11.76%) Linux
3 21 (10.29%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.37%) Unix
5 5 (2.45%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.96%) CentOS
6 4 (1.96%) Debian
7 2 (0.98%) Solaris
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) Mandriva Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.69%) Change Control
2 28 (13.73%) Network Design
3 27 (13.24%) Load Balancing
4 21 (10.29%) Change Management
4 21 (10.29%) ITIL
5 18 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (8.33%) Network Architecture
7 14 (6.86%) Network Management
8 13 (6.37%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.37%) Migration
9 12 (5.88%) High Availability
10 11 (5.39%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (5.39%) Network Planning
11 10 (4.90%) Low Latency
11 10 (4.90%) Project Management
12 8 (3.92%) Escalation Management
12 8 (3.92%) Open Source
12 8 (3.92%) Security Architecture
13 7 (3.43%) DDoS Mitigation
13 7 (3.43%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.41%) Shell Script
2 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 6 (2.94%) Python
3 4 (1.96%) Perl
3 4 (1.96%) PHP
4 3 (1.47%) Java
5 2 (0.98%) C
5 2 (0.98%) Ruby
5 2 (0.98%) SQL
6 1 (0.49%) Korn
6 1 (0.49%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 125 (61.27%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (46.08%) CCNP
3 51 (25.00%) CCNA
4 39 (19.12%) CCIE
5 15 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.35%) Security Cleared
6 14 (6.86%) CCDP
7 11 (5.39%) JNCIE
8 10 (4.90%) Degree
9 7 (3.43%) CCSE
9 7 (3.43%) CCSP
9 7 (3.43%) CISSP
9 7 (3.43%) JNCIP
10 5 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.96%) CCSA
11 4 (1.96%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.47%) CISM
12 3 (1.47%) GSEC
12 3 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.90%) SLA
2 5 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.47%) COBIT
3 3 (1.47%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.49%) MiFID
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.94%) Docker
3 6 (2.94%) NFS
4 4 (1.96%) Firmware
4 4 (1.96%) iptables
4 4 (1.96%) Postfix
4 4 (1.96%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.96%) Samba
4 4 (1.96%) Snort
4 4 (1.96%) XenServer
5 3 (1.47%) KVM
5 3 (1.47%) Squid
5 3 (1.47%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.98%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (10.78%) FortiGate
2 19 (9.31%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (6.86%) Cacti
4 13 (6.37%) Nagios
5 12 (5.88%) Puppet
6 10 (4.90%) ZABBIX
7 9 (4.41%) SmokePing
8 8 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.94%) CFEngine
9 6 (2.94%) logstash
9 6 (2.94%) OpenView
10 5 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (2.45%) SCCM
11 2 (0.98%) Endace
12 1 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.49%) Cisco CME
12 1 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.49%) OpenNMS
12 1 (0.49%) Terraform
12 1 (0.49%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 177 (86.76%) Cisco
2 81 (39.71%) CheckPoint
3 79 (38.73%) Juniper
4 52 (25.49%) F5
5 44 (21.57%) Palo Alto
6 25 (12.25%) Microsoft
7 24 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 22 (10.78%) Aruba
9 16 (7.84%) VMware
10 15 (7.35%) Riverbed
11 12 (5.88%) Fortinet
11 12 (5.88%) HP
12 10 (4.90%) Citrix
13 8 (3.92%) Intel Security
14 7 (3.43%) Splunk
15 6 (2.94%) Avaya
15 6 (2.94%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.94%) Nokia
16 5 (2.45%) ProCurve
17 4 (1.96%) Infoblox
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