The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 19 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.87% - 7.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% - 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
BGP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 16.52% 18.75% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 14
Average daily rate £404 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the Maidenhead region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Maidenhead region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) CCSA
3 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) SNA
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Converged Networks
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) GLBP
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) VPN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (60.00%) Converged Networks
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) SNA
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (40.00%) GLBP
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto