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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 27 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.59% - 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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
51 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.18% 12.00% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 19
Average daily rate £400 £420 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £169 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £420 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 - 1 - -
BGP
West Midlands

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (80.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) OPNET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) BMC
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) CCDP
4 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Monitoring Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) OPNET
2 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (80.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) BMC
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint