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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 66 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.64% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 3.33% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% -5.26%
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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
117 60 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.98% 8.22% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 12 19
Average daily rate £425 £248 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.71% -20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 January 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%) Unified Communications
5 4 (44.44%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
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 30 January 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%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) HSRP
4 4 (44.44%) Multicast
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
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%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network 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
4 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
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%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
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%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) Crossbeam
6 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire