The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 37 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.25% 0.83% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 4.35% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
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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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 46 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.69% 19.17% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 39
Average daily rate £285 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Broadband
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) 4G

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) L2TP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper