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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 65 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.47% 0.39% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 3.30% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.79% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.47%
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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
88 91 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.39% 11.74% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 42
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £44.97 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.20% +128.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.18 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.99 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) HSRP
4 3 (37.50%) VRRP
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
4 3 (37.50%) Snort
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) CCSA
5 2 (25.00%) Draytek
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
6 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
6 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) BT

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) HSRP
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) VRRP
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
6 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) DPNSS
6 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Support
5 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Snort
2 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
3 3 (37.50%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Draytek
5 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (12.50%) BT