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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 27 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.19% 0.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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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
67 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.48% 21.16% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 18
Average daily rate £305 £221 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -36.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.00 £92.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% -78.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) Broadband
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
5 3 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) DSL
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) Broadband
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WLAN
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) DSL
5 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) VPLS
5 2 (22.22%) BT 21CN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) ADSL
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 2 (22.22%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint