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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 333 307 220
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -87
Contract jobs citing BGP 101 124 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.56% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 4.44% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 88 155
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £262 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
2830 2794 3120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.04% 12.51% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1881 2118
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 88 85
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +11.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -4 16 £433 +7.45% 7
Croydon -15 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £475 -
Chessington - 1 £388 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Westminster - 1 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 170 (87.18%) Cisco
2 150 (76.92%) OSPF
3 118 (60.51%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (58.97%) Firewall
5 95 (48.72%) TCP/IP
6 83 (42.56%) CCNP
7 82 (42.05%) VPN
7 82 (42.05%) WAN
8 81 (41.54%) MPLS
9 80 (41.03%) CheckPoint
10 69 (35.38%) Cisco ASA
11 68 (34.87%) Data Centre
11 68 (34.87%) LAN
12 66 (33.85%) Juniper
13 62 (31.79%) IPsec
14 61 (31.28%) Finance
15 58 (29.74%) EIGRP
16 56 (28.72%) Wireless
17 51 (26.15%) Palo Alto
18 48 (24.62%) Cisco Nexus
19 47 (24.10%) HSRP
19 47 (24.10%) CCNA
20 45 (23.08%) Windows
21 43 (22.05%) Network Security
22 42 (21.54%) VRRP
23 41 (21.03%) VLAN
24 40 (20.51%) F5
24 40 (20.51%) CCIE
24 40 (20.51%) SSL
25 39 (20.00%) DNS

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 5 (2.56%) Apache
1 5 (2.56%) nginx
1 5 (2.56%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.03%) Confluence
3 2 (1.03%) JBoss
3 2 (1.03%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.10%) Office 365
4 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (76.92%) OSPF
2 115 (58.97%) Firewall
3 95 (48.72%) TCP/IP
4 82 (42.05%) VPN
4 82 (42.05%) WAN
5 81 (41.54%) MPLS
6 69 (35.38%) Cisco ASA
7 68 (34.87%) LAN
8 62 (31.79%) IPsec
9 58 (29.74%) EIGRP
10 56 (28.72%) Wireless
11 48 (24.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (24.10%) HSRP
13 43 (22.05%) Network Security
14 42 (21.54%) VRRP
15 41 (21.03%) VLAN
16 40 (20.51%) SSL
17 39 (20.00%) DNS
18 36 (18.46%) Multicast
19 33 (16.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.08%) MySQL
2 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) JIRA
2 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.03%) Hudson
3 2 (1.03%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) Selenium
4 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (31.28%) Finance
2 19 (9.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.64%) Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.54%) German Language
6 3 (1.54%) Marketing
6 3 (1.54%) Publishing
7 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (57.44%) Network Engineer
2 35 (17.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (16.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (11.28%) Security Engineer
5 19 (9.74%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (8.72%) Architect
7 14 (7.18%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (5.64%) Network Architect
9 10 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Consultant
11 8 (4.10%) Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Juniper Engineer
11 8 (4.10%) Network Support
12 7 (3.59%) Data Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 6 (3.08%) Cisco Support
13 6 (3.08%) Network Analyst
13 6 (3.08%) Network Support Engineer
13 6 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.05%) RESTful
3 3 (1.54%) REST
3 3 (1.54%) RFC 2544
4 2 (1.03%) POSIX
4 2 (1.03%) Web Services
4 2 (1.03%) XMPP
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.51%) COM
5 1 (0.51%) jQuery
5 1 (0.51%) JSON
5 1 (0.51%) Kafka
5 1 (0.51%) LAMP
5 1 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.51%) OpenDaylight
5 1 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (34.87%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.13%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.54%) Clustering
6 3 (1.54%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.54%) Fintech
6 3 (1.54%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.03%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.03%) Wiki
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.08%) Windows
2 19 (9.74%) Linux
3 17 (8.72%) Unix
4 14 (7.18%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.54%) CentOS
8 3 (1.54%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.03%) Debian
9 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.51%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (0.51%) Solaris
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.36%) Change Management
2 22 (11.28%) Change Control
3 21 (10.77%) ITIL
4 19 (9.74%) Network Architecture
4 19 (9.74%) Network Design
5 17 (8.72%) Load Balancing
6 16 (8.21%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (7.69%) Network Management
8 12 (6.15%) Migration
8 12 (6.15%) Project Management
9 11 (5.64%) Open Source
10 9 (4.62%) High Availability
11 8 (4.10%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.10%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (4.10%) Security Architecture
11 8 (4.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (3.59%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (3.59%) Network Planning
12 7 (3.59%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.59%) Python
1 7 (3.59%) Shell Script
2 6 (3.08%) Java
3 5 (2.56%) C
3 5 (2.56%) PHP
4 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.51%) C#
5 1 (0.51%) Perl
5 1 (0.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (60.51%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (42.56%) CCNP
3 47 (24.10%) CCNA
4 40 (20.51%) CCIE
5 12 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.13%) CCDP
7 8 (4.10%) CISSP
7 8 (4.10%) Degree
8 7 (3.59%) CCSA
8 7 (3.59%) JNCIE
9 5 (2.56%) CCSE
9 5 (2.56%) CCSP
9 5 (2.56%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.05%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.54%) CISM
11 3 (1.54%) GSEC
11 3 (1.54%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) SLA
2 6 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.54%) COBIT
3 3 (1.54%) ISO27002
System Software
1 14 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.59%) ProxySG
4 6 (3.08%) Firmware
5 5 (2.56%) KVM
6 4 (2.05%) BIND 9
6 4 (2.05%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.05%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.05%) XenServer
7 2 (1.03%) iptables
7 2 (1.03%) Postfix
7 2 (1.03%) Samba
8 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.51%) Docker
8 1 (0.51%) etcd
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.64%) Cacti
2 10 (5.13%) Nagios
3 9 (4.62%) FortiGate
4 8 (4.10%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (4.10%) Puppet
5 6 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (2.56%) SmokePing
7 3 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (1.54%) Graphite
7 3 (1.54%) OpenView
7 3 (1.54%) SCCM
8 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.03%) Endace
8 2 (1.03%) OPNET
8 2 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.51%) Ansible
9 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 170 (87.18%) Cisco
2 80 (41.03%) CheckPoint
3 66 (33.85%) Juniper
4 51 (26.15%) Palo Alto
5 40 (20.51%) F5
6 22 (11.28%) SolarWinds
7 21 (10.77%) Microsoft
8 20 (10.26%) Aruba
9 19 (9.74%) VMware
10 17 (8.72%) Blue Coat
10 17 (8.72%) Riverbed
11 16 (8.21%) Fortinet
12 14 (7.18%) HP
13 12 (6.15%) Citrix
14 11 (5.64%) Meraki
15 8 (4.10%) Sourcefire
16 7 (3.59%) Nokia
16 7 (3.59%) Remedy
17 6 (3.08%) Avaya
18 5 (2.56%) Dell
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