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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 273 316 301
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -15
Contract jobs citing BGP 130 88 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 3.37% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 56 50
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£338 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £283
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +41.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -38.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +414.28%
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
2845 2609 2796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1677 1730
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 91 130
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +29 36 £413 +17.52% 18
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 319 (90.63%) Cisco
2 264 (75.00%) OSPF
3 244 (69.32%) Firewall
4 238 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
5 181 (51.42%) CCNP
6 163 (46.31%) MPLS
7 162 (46.02%) Juniper
8 156 (44.32%) F5
9 152 (43.18%) EIGRP
10 143 (40.63%) WAN
11 132 (37.50%) LAN
12 131 (37.22%) Cisco ASA
13 130 (36.93%) VPN
14 127 (36.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 121 (34.38%) CheckPoint
16 104 (29.55%) Finance
17 101 (28.69%) Network Security
18 97 (27.56%) TCP/IP
19 91 (25.85%) IPsec
20 85 (24.15%) CCIE
21 84 (23.86%) CCNA
22 82 (23.30%) Wireless
23 75 (21.31%) Multicast
24 74 (21.02%) Load Balancing
25 66 (18.75%) DNS
26 62 (17.61%) Banking
27 58 (16.48%) Cisco IOS
28 57 (16.19%) Citrix
29 56 (15.91%) Blue Coat
30 53 (15.06%) Linux

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (3.13%) Apache
2 7 (1.99%) IIS
3 6 (1.70%) Confluence
3 6 (1.70%) MediaWiki
4 4 (1.14%) nginx
5 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 264 (75.00%) OSPF
2 244 (69.32%) Firewall
3 163 (46.31%) MPLS
4 152 (43.18%) EIGRP
5 143 (40.63%) WAN
6 132 (37.50%) LAN
7 131 (37.22%) Cisco ASA
8 130 (36.93%) VPN
9 127 (36.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 101 (28.69%) Network Security
11 97 (27.56%) TCP/IP
12 91 (25.85%) IPsec
13 82 (23.30%) Wireless
14 75 (21.31%) Multicast
15 66 (18.75%) DNS
16 58 (16.48%) Cisco IOS
17 51 (14.49%) HSRP
18 50 (14.20%) Internet
19 45 (12.78%) VoIP
20 44 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.42%) DB2
3 5 (1.42%) MySQL
4 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Subversion
1 6 (1.70%) JIRA
1 6 (1.70%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.70%) Hudson
1 6 (1.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.28%) Ant
General
1 104 (29.55%) Finance
2 62 (17.61%) Banking
3 33 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 31 (8.81%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.26%) Games
6 13 (3.69%) Financial Institution
7 11 (3.13%) Multimedia
8 8 (2.27%) Retail
9 6 (1.70%) Marketing
10 3 (0.85%) Back Office
11 2 (0.57%) Publishing
11 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 216 (61.36%) Network Engineer
2 30 (8.52%) Architect
3 25 (7.10%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 21 (5.97%) Consultant
5 21 (5.97%) Network Support
6 20 (5.68%) Support Engineer
7 15 (4.26%) Network Specialist
8 13 (3.69%) Network Architect
9 12 (3.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (3.41%) Operations Engineer
9 12 (3.41%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (3.13%) Security Specialist
10 11 (3.13%) Network Security Specialist
11 9 (2.56%) Cisco Support
11 9 (2.56%) NOC Engineer
11 9 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.42%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.55%) PKI
3 14 (3.98%) Online Games
3 14 (3.98%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.56%) FlexPod
6 6 (1.70%) IVR
6 6 (1.70%) Wiki
7 5 (1.42%) Clustering
8 4 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.85%) Open Source
9 3 (0.85%) NHS
9 3 (0.85%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.57%) Streaming Media
10 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.06%) Linux
2 26 (7.39%) Windows
3 25 (7.10%) UNIX
4 8 (2.27%) Solaris
5 6 (1.70%) CentOS
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.42%) AIX
6 5 (1.42%) SUSE
7 4 (1.14%) Debian
7 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (21.02%) Load Balancing
2 50 (14.20%) E-Commerce
3 41 (11.65%) Network Management
4 38 (10.80%) Low Latency
5 37 (10.51%) ITIL
6 34 (9.66%) Network Design
7 31 (8.81%) Network Monitoring
8 28 (7.95%) Service Management
9 26 (7.39%) Mentoring
10 25 (7.10%) Service Delivery
11 20 (5.68%) Change Management
11 20 (5.68%) Incident Management
12 19 (5.40%) Project Management
13 17 (4.83%) Migration
14 13 (3.69%) CRM
14 13 (3.69%) Network Architecture
15 11 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
15 11 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
16 10 (2.84%) Line Management
17 8 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.39%) Perl
2 20 (5.68%) Python
3 11 (3.13%) C
4 8 (2.27%) Java
4 8 (2.27%) SQL
5 5 (1.42%) Ruby
5 5 (1.42%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.14%) PHP
7 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.28%) Tcl
8 1 (0.28%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 238 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
2 181 (51.42%) CCNP
3 85 (24.15%) CCIE
4 84 (23.86%) CCNA
5 21 (5.97%) CCSE
6 20 (5.68%) Degree
7 15 (4.26%) CCDP
8 13 (3.69%) CCIP
9 8 (2.27%) CCSA
10 7 (1.99%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.14%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.14%) CCSP
12 3 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (0.85%) Avaya Certification
12 3 (0.85%) PMP
12 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.57%) CCVP
13 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.57%) MCSE
13 2 (0.57%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.13%) ProxySG
3 8 (2.27%) XenServer
4 7 (1.99%) vSphere
4 7 (1.99%) Snort
5 6 (1.70%) Postfix
5 6 (1.70%) Samba
5 6 (1.70%) iptables
6 5 (1.42%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (1.42%) Firmware
7 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.85%) Xen
8 2 (0.57%) XenApp
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.68%) RANCID
2 8 (2.27%) OpenNMS
3 7 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.70%) ZABBIX
4 6 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (1.70%) Puppet
5 4 (1.14%) Salt
5 4 (1.14%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.14%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.57%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.57%) NetCrunch
6 2 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.57%) Iperf
7 1 (0.28%) Nessus
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Foglight
7 1 (0.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 319 (90.63%) Cisco
2 162 (46.02%) Juniper
3 156 (44.32%) F5
4 121 (34.38%) CheckPoint
5 57 (16.19%) Citrix
6 56 (15.91%) Blue Coat
7 49 (13.92%) SolarWinds
8 40 (11.36%) Riverbed
8 40 (11.36%) VMware
9 34 (9.66%) Infoblox
10 23 (6.53%) HP
11 22 (6.25%) Fortinet
12 12 (3.41%) Imperva
12 12 (3.41%) Splunk
13 11 (3.13%) Aruba
13 11 (3.13%) Microsoft
13 11 (3.13%) Nokia
14 8 (2.27%) IBM
15 7 (1.99%) Sourcefire
15 7 (1.99%) Mercator
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £240 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
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