The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 92 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.18% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £275 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.92 £40.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -77.77%
BGP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 87 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.02% 11.85% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 52 43
Average daily rate £300 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £275 - 5
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) MegaStream
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Tellabs
2 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) MegaStream
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) Tellabs
1 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media