The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 66 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -10
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.72% 1.95% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 7.27% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £358 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £350
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
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 55 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.11% 26.83% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 18
Average daily rate £390 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £338 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Telford -31 3 £358 -20.55%
BGP
West Midlands

BGP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu