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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
119 101 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.74% 16.08% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 39
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £256 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 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%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds