The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.86% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.92 £40.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -77.77%
BGP
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.63% 9.24% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate £290 £300 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -35.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 11
Average hourly rate £47.83 £31.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.84% +43.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Portsmouth region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

BGP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) L2TP
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) L2TP
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper