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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / London
Rank 325 308 239
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -69
Contract jobs citing BGP 80 103 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.49% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 3.81% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 62 127
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £545 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £356
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
2475 2704 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.82% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1673 1768 1877
Median daily rate £450 £423 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 84
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -10 11 £450 +16.12% 10
Croydon - 2 £500 - 1
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 152 (85.39%) Cisco
2 132 (74.16%) OSPF
3 108 (60.67%) Cisco Certification
3 108 (60.67%) Firewall
4 90 (50.56%) MPLS
5 80 (44.94%) Juniper
5 80 (44.94%) CCNP
6 78 (43.82%) WAN
7 77 (43.26%) TCP/IP
8 65 (36.52%) LAN
9 62 (34.83%) VPN
9 62 (34.83%) CheckPoint
10 55 (30.90%) Cisco ASA
11 52 (29.21%) EIGRP
11 52 (29.21%) IPsec
12 49 (27.53%) Finance
13 48 (26.97%) Wireless
14 47 (26.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 46 (25.84%) DNS
16 42 (23.60%) CCNA
16 42 (23.60%) F5
16 42 (23.60%) Network Security
17 40 (22.47%) Data Centre
18 39 (21.91%) Palo Alto
19 37 (20.79%) HSRP
20 34 (19.10%) CCIE
21 32 (17.98%) VLAN
22 29 (16.29%) Multicast
22 29 (16.29%) 802.1X
23 28 (15.73%) DHCP

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 7 (3.93%) nginx
2 5 (2.81%) Apache
3 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.81%) Office 365
4 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.12%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 132 (74.16%) OSPF
2 108 (60.67%) Firewall
3 90 (50.56%) MPLS
4 78 (43.82%) WAN
5 77 (43.26%) TCP/IP
6 65 (36.52%) LAN
7 62 (34.83%) VPN
8 55 (30.90%) Cisco ASA
9 52 (29.21%) EIGRP
9 52 (29.21%) IPsec
10 48 (26.97%) Wireless
11 47 (26.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 46 (25.84%) DNS
13 42 (23.60%) Network Security
14 37 (20.79%) HSRP
15 32 (17.98%) VLAN
16 29 (16.29%) Multicast
17 28 (15.73%) DHCP
17 28 (15.73%) VRRP
18 27 (15.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.69%) MySQL
1 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) JIRA
1 2 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.56%) Selenium
2 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (27.53%) Finance
2 18 (10.11%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.99%) Banking
4 7 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.81%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.25%) Marketing
6 4 (2.25%) Military
6 4 (2.25%) Retail
7 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (55.06%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (14.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (10.67%) Architect
5 15 (8.43%) Network Architect
6 12 (6.74%) Analyst
6 12 (6.74%) Network Support
6 12 (6.74%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.62%) Network Analyst
7 10 (5.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (5.62%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Cisco Architect
10 6 (3.37%) Cisco Network Architect
10 6 (3.37%) Consultant
10 6 (3.37%) NOC Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.29%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.37%) POSIX
3 4 (2.25%) XMPP
4 2 (1.12%) RESTful
4 2 (1.12%) RFC 2544
4 2 (1.12%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) .NET
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.56%) CGI
5 1 (0.56%) Core Data
5 1 (0.56%) jQuery
5 1 (0.56%) JSON
5 1 (0.56%) Kafka
5 1 (0.56%) OpenDaylight
5 1 (0.56%) REST
5 1 (0.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.47%) Data Centre
2 27 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.49%) PKI
4 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.81%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.25%) Social Network
6 3 (1.69%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.69%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.12%) iSeries
7 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Social Media
7 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.61%) Windows
2 24 (13.48%) Unix
3 23 (12.92%) Linux
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.36%) Network Management
2 19 (10.67%) Change Management
3 17 (9.55%) ITIL
4 15 (8.43%) Migration
4 15 (8.43%) Network Architecture
5 14 (7.87%) Network Design
6 13 (7.30%) Load Balancing
6 13 (7.30%) Low Latency
6 13 (7.30%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (6.74%) Open Source
7 12 (6.74%) Project Management
8 9 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (5.06%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (5.06%) Service Management
9 8 (4.49%) Change Control
9 8 (4.49%) Security Architecture
9 8 (4.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (3.93%) Load Testing
10 7 (3.93%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.74%) Python
2 10 (5.62%) C
3 9 (5.06%) Java
4 6 (3.37%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.69%) PHP
6 2 (1.12%) Lisp
6 2 (1.12%) Perl
6 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 108 (60.67%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (44.94%) CCNP
3 42 (23.60%) CCNA
4 34 (19.10%) CCIE
5 11 (6.18%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.62%) JNCIS
7 9 (5.06%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.49%) Degree
8 8 (4.49%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.93%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.37%) CCSA
11 5 (2.81%) CISSP
12 4 (2.25%) CCSP
13 3 (1.69%) CCDP
13 3 (1.69%) CCSE
13 3 (1.69%) CISM
13 3 (1.69%) GSEC
13 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.69%) RHCT
14 2 (1.12%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.69%) COBIT
3 3 (1.69%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.81%) KVM
4 4 (2.25%) Firmware
4 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.25%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.69%) BIND 9
5 3 (1.69%) vCloud
6 2 (1.12%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.12%) XenServer
7 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.56%) Docker
7 1 (0.56%) etcd
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.74%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (4.49%) FortiGate
3 7 (3.93%) Graphite
4 6 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.37%) Puppet
5 5 (2.81%) Cacti
5 5 (2.81%) Nagios
6 4 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (1.69%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.12%) Endace
8 2 (1.12%) OpenView
8 2 (1.12%) OPNET
8 2 (1.12%) Pingdom
8 2 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.56%) SCCM
9 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 152 (85.39%) Cisco
2 80 (44.94%) Juniper
3 62 (34.83%) CheckPoint
4 42 (23.60%) F5
5 39 (21.91%) Palo Alto
6 24 (13.48%) SolarWinds
7 21 (11.80%) Arista
8 19 (10.67%) VMware
9 17 (9.55%) Fortinet
10 15 (8.43%) Aruba
10 15 (8.43%) Blue Coat
11 13 (7.30%) HP
11 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
12 11 (6.18%) Citrix
13 10 (5.62%) Meraki
14 9 (5.06%) Riverbed
15 8 (4.49%) Avaya
15 8 (4.49%) Infoblox
15 8 (4.49%) Sourcefire
16 7 (3.93%) Remedy
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