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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 284 321 317
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Contract jobs citing BGP 119 85 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 3.01% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 48 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £278
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £180.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-80.55% +433.33%
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
2975 2826 3018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.71% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1917 1842 1881
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 132
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +19 23 £419 +19.64% 11
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 288 (91.72%) Cisco
2 236 (75.16%) OSPF
3 219 (69.75%) Firewall
4 212 (67.52%) Cisco Certification
5 159 (50.64%) CCNP
6 151 (48.09%) Juniper
6 151 (48.09%) MPLS
7 147 (46.82%) EIGRP
8 144 (45.86%) F5
9 136 (43.31%) Cisco ASA
10 116 (36.94%) WAN
10 116 (36.94%) LAN
11 113 (35.99%) VPN
12 112 (35.67%) CheckPoint
13 106 (33.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 100 (31.85%) Network Security
14 100 (31.85%) Finance
15 89 (28.34%) Wireless
16 86 (27.39%) IPsec
17 75 (23.89%) TCP/IP
18 74 (23.57%) Load Balancing
19 72 (22.93%) CCNA
19 72 (22.93%) Multicast
20 70 (22.29%) CCIE
21 69 (21.97%) DNS
22 61 (19.43%) Citrix
23 60 (19.11%) Cisco IOS
24 59 (18.79%) SolarWinds
25 54 (17.20%) Banking
26 51 (16.24%) E-Commerce

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (2.87%) Apache
2 6 (1.91%) Confluence
2 6 (1.91%) MediaWiki
3 5 (1.59%) IIS
4 4 (1.27%) nginx
5 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 236 (75.16%) OSPF
2 219 (69.75%) Firewall
3 151 (48.09%) MPLS
4 147 (46.82%) EIGRP
5 136 (43.31%) Cisco ASA
6 116 (36.94%) LAN
6 116 (36.94%) WAN
7 113 (35.99%) VPN
8 106 (33.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 100 (31.85%) Network Security
10 89 (28.34%) Wireless
11 86 (27.39%) IPsec
12 75 (23.89%) TCP/IP
13 72 (22.93%) Multicast
14 69 (21.97%) DNS
15 60 (19.11%) Cisco IOS
16 50 (15.92%) HSRP
17 47 (14.97%) Internet
17 47 (14.97%) VoIP
18 45 (14.33%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (1.59%) MySQL
2 5 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.96%) DB2
3 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.91%) Subversion
1 6 (1.91%) JIRA
1 6 (1.91%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.91%) Hudson
1 6 (1.91%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 100 (31.85%) Finance
2 54 (17.20%) Banking
3 28 (8.92%) Investment Banking
4 27 (8.60%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.46%) Games
6 13 (4.14%) Financial Institution
7 12 (3.82%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.59%) Marketing
9 4 (1.27%) Retail
10 2 (0.64%) Publishing
10 2 (0.64%) Back Office
10 2 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 202 (64.33%) Network Engineer
2 26 (8.28%) Network Security Engineer
2 26 (8.28%) Security Engineer
3 23 (7.32%) Architect
4 18 (5.73%) Consultant
4 18 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 15 (4.78%) Network Specialist
7 13 (4.14%) Operations Engineer
8 12 (3.82%) Network Architect
9 11 (3.50%) Network Security Specialist
9 11 (3.50%) Security Specialist
9 11 (3.50%) Network Support
9 11 (3.50%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (3.18%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (3.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (2.87%) NOC Engineer
11 9 (2.87%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 8 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.96%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.14%) Online Games
3 12 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (3.50%) Fat Client
4 11 (3.50%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.50%) PKI
5 7 (2.23%) FlexPod
6 6 (1.91%) Wiki
7 5 (1.59%) IVR
8 4 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.27%) NHS
8 4 (1.27%) Clustering
8 4 (1.27%) Eurex
9 3 (0.96%) Open Source
9 3 (0.96%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.64%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.38%) Linux
2 25 (7.96%) Windows
3 21 (6.69%) UNIX
4 8 (2.55%) Solaris
5 6 (1.91%) CentOS
6 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.27%) Debian
7 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.96%) SUSE
8 3 (0.96%) AIX
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.57%) Load Balancing
2 51 (16.24%) E-Commerce
3 38 (12.10%) ITIL
4 36 (11.46%) Network Management
4 36 (11.46%) Low Latency
5 34 (10.83%) Network Design
6 27 (8.60%) Mentoring
7 26 (8.28%) Service Management
8 21 (6.69%) Service Delivery
9 20 (6.37%) Incident Management
9 20 (6.37%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (4.46%) Project Management
11 13 (4.14%) CRM
12 11 (3.50%) Migration
13 10 (3.18%) Change Management
14 9 (2.87%) Network Architecture
14 9 (2.87%) Kalman Filter
15 8 (2.55%) Line Management
15 8 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.01%) Perl
2 18 (5.73%) Python
3 11 (3.50%) C
4 8 (2.55%) Java
5 6 (1.91%) SQL
6 5 (1.59%) Ruby
6 5 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.27%) PHP
8 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.32%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 212 (67.52%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (50.64%) CCNP
3 72 (22.93%) CCNA
4 70 (22.29%) CCIE
5 22 (7.01%) Degree
6 19 (6.05%) CCSE
7 9 (2.87%) CCDP
7 9 (2.87%) CCIP
8 7 (2.23%) CCSA
8 7 (2.23%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.27%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (0.96%) Avaya Certification
10 3 (0.96%) PMP
10 3 (0.96%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.64%) CCSP
11 2 (0.64%) CCVP
11 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.32%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.32%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.64%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.87%) ProxySG
3 8 (2.55%) XenServer
4 6 (1.91%) iptables
4 6 (1.91%) Snort
4 6 (1.91%) Postfix
4 6 (1.91%) Samba
5 4 (1.27%) vSphere
6 3 (0.96%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (0.96%) Firmware
7 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.64%) Xen
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (7.01%) RANCID
2 11 (3.50%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (3.18%) OpenView
4 8 (2.55%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.91%) ZABBIX
5 6 (1.91%) OpenNMS
5 6 (1.91%) Puppet
5 6 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.27%) Salt
7 3 (0.96%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.64%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.64%) Iperf
8 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.64%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.32%) Nagios
9 1 (0.32%) Cacti
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 288 (91.72%) Cisco
2 151 (48.09%) Juniper
3 144 (45.86%) F5
4 112 (35.67%) CheckPoint
5 61 (19.43%) Citrix
6 59 (18.79%) SolarWinds
7 48 (15.29%) Blue Coat
8 45 (14.33%) VMware
9 40 (12.74%) Infoblox
10 35 (11.15%) Riverbed
11 34 (10.83%) HP
12 23 (7.32%) Fortinet
13 21 (6.69%) Aruba
14 12 (3.82%) Splunk
14 12 (3.82%) Imperva
15 9 (2.87%) Websense
15 9 (2.87%) Nokia
16 8 (2.55%) Nortel
17 7 (2.23%) Microsoft
18 6 (1.91%) IBM
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Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 27 days ago