The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 29 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.39% 2.00% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 7.69% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £358
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -17.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £33.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+433.33% +28.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 52 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.47% 26.00% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 25
Average daily rate £420 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +19.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
BGP
South East

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) MGCP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) MGCP
1 1 (50.00%) VRRP
1 1 (50.00%) SCCP
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint