The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 67 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 0.40% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 1.60% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Average daily rate
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£356 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £338 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £438 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +414.28%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 250 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 25.03% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 63
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £188 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1025.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (62.50%) OSPF
4 9 (56.25%) CCNP
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (43.75%) MPLS
5 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) CCIE
6 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (31.25%) Network Security
8 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (25.00%) Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
8 4 (25.00%) F5
9 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
9 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 3 (18.75%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) Network Design
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (18.75%) SONET
9 3 (18.75%) CCIP
9 3 (18.75%) Juniper
10 2 (12.50%) APPN
10 2 (12.50%) ATM
10 2 (12.50%) ISDN
10 2 (12.50%) Python
10 2 (12.50%) Ethernet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (62.50%) OSPF
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) MPLS
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (18.75%) SONET
8 2 (12.50%) SNA
8 2 (12.50%) IPv6
8 2 (12.50%) ATM
8 2 (12.50%) ISDN
8 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (12.50%) PPP
8 2 (12.50%) X.25
8 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Network Design
1 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) SIEM
2 1 (6.25%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (18.75%) CCIP
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) CCSA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) Huawei
6 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) SevOne
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