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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 215 302 300
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -2
Contract jobs citing BGP 231 113 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.60% 3.77% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 86 52
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£365 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
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
3039 3000 3135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.80% 12.28% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2068 1980 1983
Average daily rate £388 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 90 155
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +52 73 £375 -14.28% 21
Uxbridge - 2 £288 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Greenford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 330 (89.19%) Cisco
2 274 (74.05%) OSPF
3 245 (66.22%) Firewall
4 207 (55.95%) Cisco Certification
5 169 (45.68%) WAN
6 153 (41.35%) CCNP
7 151 (40.81%) VPN
8 150 (40.54%) Juniper
9 138 (37.30%) EIGRP
9 138 (37.30%) LAN
10 131 (35.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 129 (34.86%) CheckPoint
12 127 (34.32%) TCP/IP
13 117 (31.62%) MPLS
14 107 (28.92%) F5
15 89 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
15 89 (24.05%) CCIE
16 85 (22.97%) HSRP
17 83 (22.43%) Finance
18 81 (21.89%) Network Security
19 78 (21.08%) IPsec
20 68 (18.38%) Multicast
21 67 (18.11%) CCNA
22 65 (17.57%) VLAN
23 63 (17.03%) DNS
24 61 (16.49%) Banking
25 60 (16.22%) Internet
26 59 (15.95%) Wireless
27 52 (14.05%) Network Design
28 50 (13.51%) VRRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (4.05%) Apache
2 13 (3.51%) IIS
3 9 (2.43%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.89%) Lync
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.27%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) nginx
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 274 (74.05%) OSPF
2 245 (66.22%) Firewall
3 169 (45.68%) WAN
4 151 (40.81%) VPN
5 138 (37.30%) EIGRP
5 138 (37.30%) LAN
6 131 (35.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 127 (34.32%) TCP/IP
8 117 (31.62%) MPLS
9 89 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
10 85 (22.97%) HSRP
11 81 (21.89%) Network Security
12 78 (21.08%) IPsec
13 68 (18.38%) Multicast
14 65 (17.57%) VLAN
15 63 (17.03%) DNS
16 60 (16.22%) Internet
17 59 (15.95%) Wireless
18 50 (13.51%) VRRP
18 50 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.24%) DB2
3 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.54%) MySQL
5 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.27%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.54%) Subversion
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) Hudson
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 83 (22.43%) Finance
2 61 (16.49%) Banking
3 45 (12.16%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.95%) Retail
5 20 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.89%) Games
7 5 (1.35%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.35%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.08%) Law
8 4 (1.08%) Legal
8 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.81%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.54%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Front Office
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 201 (54.32%) Network Engineer
2 46 (12.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 43 (11.62%) Architect
4 35 (9.46%) Security Engineer
5 33 (8.92%) Network Security Engineer
6 31 (8.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 28 (7.57%) Network Support
8 27 (7.30%) Support Engineer
9 25 (6.76%) Consultant
10 21 (5.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 18 (4.86%) Cisco Support
11 18 (4.86%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 17 (4.59%) Analyst
13 16 (4.32%) Security Architect
14 15 (4.05%) Network Support Engineer
14 15 (4.05%) Network Consultant
15 14 (3.78%) Network Architect
16 12 (3.24%) Project Manager
16 12 (3.24%) Network Analyst
16 12 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.24%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.54%) XMPP
3 1 (0.27%) LAMP
3 1 (0.27%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.27%) CSS
3 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.14%) FlexPod
3 12 (3.24%) Clustering
4 11 (2.97%) PKI
5 8 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.89%) Online Games
7 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.62%) Open Source
8 5 (1.35%) NHS
9 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.81%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.81%) SecurID
11 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.54%) e-Health
12 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.27%) Equities
12 1 (0.27%) IVR
12 1 (0.27%) MPEG
12 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.24%) Windows
2 46 (12.43%) UNIX
2 46 (12.43%) Linux
3 12 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
3 12 (3.24%) AIX
3 12 (3.24%) SUSE
4 7 (1.89%) Solaris
4 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.08%) CentOS
6 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (14.05%) Network Design
2 47 (12.70%) Network Monitoring
3 46 (12.43%) Load Balancing
4 39 (10.54%) Change Management
5 34 (9.19%) Migration
6 31 (8.38%) ITIL
6 31 (8.38%) Network Management
7 27 (7.30%) Low Latency
8 24 (6.49%) Network Architecture
9 23 (6.22%) Project Management
10 20 (5.41%) Service Management
11 18 (4.86%) Service Delivery
12 17 (4.59%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.51%) E-Commerce
14 12 (3.24%) Network Load Balancing
14 12 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (2.97%) High Availability
15 11 (2.97%) WAN Optimisation
15 11 (2.97%) Information Assurance
16 10 (2.70%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.76%) Perl
2 16 (4.32%) SQL
3 8 (2.16%) R
3 8 (2.16%) Python
4 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.81%) C
5 3 (0.81%) Java
6 2 (0.54%) Ruby
7 1 (0.27%) Tcl
7 1 (0.27%) VB
7 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 207 (55.95%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (41.35%) CCNP
3 89 (24.05%) CCIE
4 67 (18.11%) CCNA
5 18 (4.86%) CCSE
6 16 (4.32%) CCDP
7 15 (4.05%) CCIP
8 11 (2.97%) Degree
9 10 (2.70%) CCSA
10 8 (2.16%) CCSP
11 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.35%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.35%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.08%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.08%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.08%) HP ASE
13 4 (1.08%) ACSP
13 4 (1.08%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (1.08%) CISSP
14 3 (0.81%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.59%) SLA
2 5 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (5.14%) Snort
2 14 (3.78%) vSphere
3 12 (3.24%) FreeRADIUS
3 12 (3.24%) ProxySG
4 10 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 9 (2.43%) Firmware
6 8 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.08%) Nmap
8 3 (0.81%) XenServer
8 3 (0.81%) OpenSSH
9 2 (0.54%) XenApp
9 2 (0.54%) Varnish
10 1 (0.27%) Samba
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) Postfix
10 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (5.14%) RANCID
2 18 (4.86%) OpenNMS
3 11 (2.97%) SolarWinds Orion
4 10 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
4 10 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 8 (2.16%) Nessus
6 7 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (1.89%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.27%) Foglight
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.27%) Nagios
9 1 (0.27%) Salt
9 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.27%) Puppet
9 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 330 (89.19%) Cisco
2 150 (40.54%) Juniper
3 129 (34.86%) CheckPoint
4 107 (28.92%) F5
5 38 (10.27%) Blue Coat
6 34 (9.19%) Riverbed
7 30 (8.11%) VMware
7 30 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 29 (7.84%) Citrix
9 20 (5.41%) HP
10 19 (5.14%) SolarWinds
11 15 (4.05%) Sourcefire
11 15 (4.05%) IBM
12 13 (3.51%) Oracle
13 12 (3.24%) Dell
14 10 (2.70%) CA
15 9 (2.43%) Aruba
16 8 (2.16%) Nortel
17 7 (1.89%) Nokia
17 7 (1.89%) Splunk
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