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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 59 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 1.33% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 4.71% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£414 £354 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.96% +7.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £265 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £441 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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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
171 255 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.33% 28.21% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 84 81
Average daily rate £340 £351 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +21.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £258 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.10 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £41.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 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 12 (75.00%) OSPF
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (43.75%) F5
5 7 (43.75%) CCNP
5 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (31.25%) SNMP
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) Juniper
7 5 (31.25%) UNIX
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) CCIE
8 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (25.00%) Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) VLAN
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) IPsec
9 3 (18.75%) Broadband
9 3 (18.75%) WAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) OSPF
2 9 (56.25%) MPLS
3 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (31.25%) SNMP
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (18.75%) IPsec
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN
7 3 (18.75%) Broadband
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) IKE
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) RIP
8 2 (12.50%) IPv4
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) MPEG
2 2 (12.50%) DTV
2 2 (12.50%) Streaming Video
2 2 (12.50%) STB
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) IPTV
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Video on Demand
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Video Processing
2 2 (12.50%) DRM
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) CCIP
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
5 2 (12.50%) Tektronix
6 1 (6.25%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Meraki
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Huawei
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