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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 69 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.46% 0.73% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 5.10% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£406 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £413 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £413 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
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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
112 98 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.95% 14.39% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 26
Average daily rate £330 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £229 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -33.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £41.98 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (42.86%) HSRP
5 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
5 3 (42.86%) Snort
5 3 (42.86%) F5
5 3 (42.86%) VRRP
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
6 2 (28.57%) Network Design
6 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
7 1 (14.29%) Junos
7 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
7 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 1 (14.29%) TACACS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
6 1 (14.29%) Junos
6 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (14.29%) TACACS
6 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Snort
2 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
4 3 (42.86%) F5