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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 216 294 291
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -3
Contract jobs citing BGP 196 101 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 3.84% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 74 50
Average daily rate
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£338 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% -5.26%
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
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +44 62 £375 - 30
Hounslow - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £288 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 376 (91.93%) Cisco
2 303 (74.08%) OSPF
3 283 (69.19%) Firewall
4 274 (66.99%) Cisco Certification
5 211 (51.59%) CCNP
6 180 (44.01%) Juniper
7 175 (42.79%) EIGRP
8 163 (39.85%) WAN
9 157 (38.39%) MPLS
10 156 (38.14%) F5
11 152 (37.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 146 (35.70%) VPN
13 145 (35.45%) LAN
13 145 (35.45%) CheckPoint
14 128 (31.30%) Cisco ASA
15 117 (28.61%) TCP/IP
16 116 (28.36%) CCIE
17 103 (25.18%) Finance
18 98 (23.96%) Network Security
19 92 (22.49%) Multicast
20 89 (21.76%) CCNA
21 84 (20.54%) IPsec
22 77 (18.83%) HSRP
23 75 (18.34%) Banking
24 73 (17.85%) Load Balancing
25 70 (17.11%) Wireless
26 61 (14.91%) Linux
27 60 (14.67%) DNS
28 56 (13.69%) Internet
28 56 (13.69%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (3.91%) Apache
2 13 (3.18%) IIS
3 6 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.22%) MediaWiki
4 5 (1.22%) Confluence
4 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.73%) nginx
6 3 (0.73%) Lync
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 303 (74.08%) OSPF
2 283 (69.19%) Firewall
3 175 (42.79%) EIGRP
4 163 (39.85%) WAN
5 157 (38.39%) MPLS
6 152 (37.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 146 (35.70%) VPN
8 145 (35.45%) LAN
9 128 (31.30%) Cisco ASA
10 117 (28.61%) TCP/IP
11 98 (23.96%) Network Security
12 92 (22.49%) Multicast
13 84 (20.54%) IPsec
14 77 (18.83%) HSRP
15 70 (17.11%) Wireless
16 60 (14.67%) DNS
17 56 (13.69%) Internet
17 56 (13.69%) Cisco IOS
18 51 (12.47%) VLAN
19 48 (11.74%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.44%) DB2
3 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.73%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.73%) MySQL
5 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.22%) Hudson
2 5 (1.22%) JIRA
2 5 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (0.24%) Ant
General
1 103 (25.18%) Finance
2 75 (18.34%) Banking
3 41 (10.02%) Telecoms
4 34 (8.31%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.16%) Retail
6 14 (3.42%) Games
7 10 (2.44%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.47%) Marketing
9 5 (1.22%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.22%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 2 (0.49%) Law
10 2 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.49%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 234 (57.21%) Network Engineer
2 42 (10.27%) Architect
3 37 (9.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 34 (8.31%) Senior Network Engineer
5 33 (8.07%) Security Engineer
6 31 (7.58%) Consultant
6 31 (7.58%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (5.87%) Support Engineer
8 22 (5.38%) Network Support
9 17 (4.16%) Network Architect
10 15 (3.67%) Network Consultant
10 15 (3.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 14 (3.42%) Cisco Support
11 14 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.42%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 13 (3.18%) Operations Engineer
12 13 (3.18%) Security Architect
13 12 (2.93%) Network Specialist
13 12 (2.93%) Technical Consultant
13 12 (2.93%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.44%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.49%) XMPP
3 1 (0.24%) CSS
3 1 (0.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.89%) FlexPod
3 13 (3.18%) Online Games
4 10 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.20%) Clustering
6 7 (1.71%) PKI
7 6 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.22%) Open Source
8 5 (1.22%) Wiki
8 5 (1.22%) NHS
8 5 (1.22%) IVR
9 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.73%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.73%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.49%) SecurID
11 2 (0.49%) Streaming Media
11 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.91%) Linux
2 41 (10.02%) UNIX
2 41 (10.02%) Windows
3 10 (2.44%) SUSE
3 10 (2.44%) AIX
3 10 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (1.96%) Solaris
5 6 (1.47%) CentOS
5 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.73%) Debian
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (17.85%) Load Balancing
2 49 (11.98%) Network Design
3 47 (11.49%) E-Commerce
4 46 (11.25%) Low Latency
5 40 (9.78%) Network Monitoring
6 35 (8.56%) ITIL
7 34 (8.31%) Network Management
8 31 (7.58%) Mentoring
9 30 (7.33%) Change Management
10 27 (6.60%) Service Delivery
11 25 (6.11%) Service Management
12 24 (5.87%) Migration
13 22 (5.38%) Project Management
14 20 (4.89%) Network Architecture
15 16 (3.91%) Incident Management
16 12 (2.93%) CRM
16 12 (2.93%) Line Management
17 11 (2.69%) Capacity Planning
18 10 (2.44%) PRINCE2
19 9 (2.20%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.05%) Perl
2 21 (5.13%) Python
3 13 (3.18%) SQL
4 11 (2.69%) C
5 8 (1.96%) R
6 7 (1.71%) Java
7 4 (0.98%) Ruby
7 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) Tcl
9 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 274 (66.99%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (51.59%) CCNP
3 116 (28.36%) CCIE
4 89 (21.76%) CCNA
5 26 (6.36%) CCSE
6 15 (3.67%) Degree
6 15 (3.67%) CCDP
7 12 (2.93%) CCIP
8 10 (2.44%) CCSA
9 8 (1.96%) CCSP
10 7 (1.71%) JNCIP
11 4 (0.98%) JNCIS
11 4 (0.98%) PMP
11 4 (0.98%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.98%) CISSP
11 4 (0.98%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (0.73%) CCDE
12 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.73%) CCVP
13 2 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.11%) SLA
2 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.18%) vSphere
3 12 (2.93%) ProxySG
4 11 (2.69%) Snort
5 10 (2.44%) FreeRADIUS
6 9 (2.20%) Firmware
7 7 (1.71%) XenServer
7 7 (1.71%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.22%) Postfix
8 5 (1.22%) Samba
9 4 (0.98%) Nmap
9 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.73%) XenApp
11 2 (0.49%) Xen
12 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (5.38%) RANCID
2 19 (4.65%) OpenNMS
3 11 (2.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.96%) Nessus
5 7 (1.71%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.71%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.22%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.22%) Puppet
7 4 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.73%) Salt
8 3 (0.73%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.24%) NetCrunch
10 1 (0.24%) OpenView
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.24%) Foglight
Vendors
1 376 (91.93%) Cisco
2 180 (44.01%) Juniper
3 156 (38.14%) F5
4 145 (35.45%) CheckPoint
5 53 (12.96%) VMware
6 50 (12.22%) Citrix
7 49 (11.98%) Blue Coat
8 48 (11.74%) Riverbed
9 32 (7.82%) SolarWinds
10 27 (6.60%) Microsoft
11 25 (6.11%) HP
12 22 (5.38%) Fortinet
13 16 (3.91%) Splunk
13 16 (3.91%) Infoblox
14 13 (3.18%) IBM
15 11 (2.69%) Imperva
16 10 (2.44%) Oracle
17 8 (1.96%) Nortel
17 8 (1.96%) Dell
18 7 (1.71%) Aruba
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