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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 236 292 295
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +3
Contract jobs citing BGP 210 151 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 4.87% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 102 68
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£375 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £287 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £52.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +28.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +19.04%
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
3232 3098 3426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.10% 12.22% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2116 2046 2182
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 89 152
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +53 76 £375 -6.25% 16
Hounslow +1 2 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 283 (85.76%) Cisco
2 234 (70.91%) OSPF
3 208 (63.03%) Firewall
4 185 (56.06%) Cisco Certification
5 163 (49.39%) WAN
6 139 (42.12%) CCNP
7 133 (40.30%) VPN
8 125 (37.88%) LAN
9 122 (36.97%) Juniper
10 119 (36.06%) EIGRP
11 112 (33.94%) MPLS
12 110 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 107 (32.42%) CheckPoint
14 106 (32.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 93 (28.18%) F5
16 84 (25.45%) Finance
17 78 (23.64%) CCIE
18 75 (22.73%) HSRP
19 70 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
20 67 (20.30%) Multicast
20 67 (20.30%) IPsec
21 64 (19.39%) VLAN
22 63 (19.09%) Network Security
23 55 (16.67%) Banking
24 53 (16.06%) CCNA
24 53 (16.06%) DNS
25 51 (15.45%) Windows
26 49 (14.85%) Internet
26 49 (14.85%) Cisco IOS
27 48 (14.55%) Network Design

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (4.55%) Apache
2 13 (3.94%) IIS
3 9 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.12%) Lync
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 234 (70.91%) OSPF
2 208 (63.03%) Firewall
3 163 (49.39%) WAN
4 133 (40.30%) VPN
5 125 (37.88%) LAN
6 119 (36.06%) EIGRP
7 112 (33.94%) MPLS
8 110 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 106 (32.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 75 (22.73%) HSRP
11 70 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
12 67 (20.30%) IPsec
12 67 (20.30%) Multicast
13 64 (19.39%) VLAN
14 63 (19.09%) Network Security
15 53 (16.06%) DNS
16 49 (14.85%) Internet
16 49 (14.85%) Cisco IOS
17 47 (14.24%) Wireless
18 46 (13.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.64%) DB2
3 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.61%) MySQL
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.30%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (2.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
2 1 (0.30%) Ant
General
1 84 (25.45%) Finance
2 55 (16.67%) Banking
3 32 (9.70%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 20 (6.06%) Retail
6 7 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.52%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.21%) Legal
8 4 (1.21%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.91%) Publishing
9 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.91%) Law
10 2 (0.61%) Back Office
10 2 (0.61%) Games
10 2 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.61%) German Language
10 2 (0.61%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 174 (52.73%) Network Engineer
2 43 (13.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 39 (11.82%) Architect
4 34 (10.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 29 (8.79%) Consultant
6 28 (8.48%) Security Engineer
7 26 (7.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 23 (6.97%) Network Support
8 23 (6.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (6.36%) Network Consultant
10 18 (5.45%) Support Engineer
11 17 (5.15%) Network Architect
12 14 (4.24%) Security Architect
12 14 (4.24%) Analyst
13 13 (3.94%) Cisco Support
13 13 (3.94%) Cisco Support Engineer
14 11 (3.33%) Project Manager
15 10 (3.03%) Network Analyst
15 10 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
16 8 (2.42%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (3.64%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.61%) VCL
3 2 (0.61%) XMPP
4 1 (0.30%) CSS
4 1 (0.30%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.94%) FlexPod
3 11 (3.33%) PKI
4 10 (3.03%) Clustering
5 7 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.12%) Open Source
6 5 (1.52%) NHS
7 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.91%) SecurID
9 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.61%) e-Health
9 2 (0.61%) Online Games
9 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.30%) Derivative
10 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.30%) Equities
10 1 (0.30%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.45%) Windows
2 43 (13.03%) Linux
3 38 (11.52%) UNIX
4 12 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (3.64%) AIX
4 12 (3.64%) SUSE
5 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.21%) CentOS
6 4 (1.21%) Solaris
7 2 (0.61%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (14.55%) Network Design
2 46 (13.94%) Network Monitoring
3 40 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 35 (10.61%) Change Management
5 32 (9.70%) Migration
6 30 (9.09%) Low Latency
7 29 (8.79%) Network Management
8 23 (6.97%) Project Management
9 22 (6.67%) ITIL
10 19 (5.76%) Network Architecture
11 18 (5.45%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.24%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.94%) WAN Optimisation
14 12 (3.64%) Service Management
15 11 (3.33%) Information Assurance
15 11 (3.33%) High Availability
16 10 (3.03%) ISMS
16 10 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
16 10 (3.03%) E-Commerce
17 9 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.36%) Perl
2 15 (4.55%) SQL
3 10 (3.03%) Python
4 8 (2.42%) R
5 5 (1.52%) C
6 4 (1.21%) Java
6 4 (1.21%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.91%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) Tcl
8 1 (0.30%) Ruby
8 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 185 (56.06%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (42.12%) CCNP
3 78 (23.64%) CCIE
4 53 (16.06%) CCNA
5 18 (5.45%) CCSE
6 11 (3.33%) CCDP
6 11 (3.33%) Degree
7 8 (2.42%) CCIP
7 8 (2.42%) CCSA
8 7 (2.12%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.82%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.82%) JNCIA
9 6 (1.82%) CCSP
10 5 (1.52%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.52%) JNCIE
10 5 (1.52%) HP ASE
10 5 (1.52%) ACSP
11 4 (1.21%) CISSP
12 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.61%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.64%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.21%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (5.45%) Snort
2 15 (4.55%) vSphere
3 12 (3.64%) FreeRADIUS
4 10 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 9 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.42%) Firmware
7 6 (1.82%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.21%) Varnish
8 4 (1.21%) Nmap
9 3 (0.91%) OpenSSH
10 2 (0.61%) XenApp
10 2 (0.61%) XenServer
11 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.30%) Xen
11 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (4.24%) RANCID
2 13 (3.94%) OpenNMS
3 10 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 10 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
4 8 (2.42%) Nessus
4 8 (2.42%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (2.12%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco LMS
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.30%) Nagios
9 1 (0.30%) Foglight
9 1 (0.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 283 (85.76%) Cisco
2 122 (36.97%) Juniper
3 107 (32.42%) CheckPoint
4 93 (28.18%) F5
5 35 (10.61%) Blue Coat
6 34 (10.30%) VMware
7 33 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 26 (7.88%) Citrix
9 20 (6.06%) Riverbed
10 19 (5.76%) SolarWinds
10 19 (5.76%) HP
11 17 (5.15%) Sourcefire
12 13 (3.94%) IBM
12 13 (3.94%) Oracle
13 12 (3.64%) Dell
14 11 (3.33%) Aruba
15 10 (3.03%) CA
16 9 (2.73%) Nortel
17 7 (2.12%) Nokia
17 7 (2.12%) Fortinet
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £175 - £225 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 325-375 Per Annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago