The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 70 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% 0.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +414.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.08% 9.21% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 13 23
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) CCIE
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (55.56%) MPLS
5 4 (44.44%) HSRP
5 4 (44.44%) Multicast
5 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
5 4 (44.44%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) VRRP
6 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) CCNP
6 3 (33.33%) CCIP
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) CCDP
6 3 (33.33%) Ethernet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) HSRP
4 4 (44.44%) Multicast
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) VRRP
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 3 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCIE
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCIP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) CCDP
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 1 (11.11%) Crossbeam
6 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds