The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 174 191 191
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 86 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 2.62% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £102.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -75.18%
BGP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1881 1412 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 16.55% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 656 697
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 96 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +29 47 £300 -14.28% 7
Surrey +4 14 £325 -20.24% 5
Hampshire -19 8 £410 +17.14% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 5 £425 +3.03% 2
East Sussex 0 4 £400 +23.07%
Kent - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 - 2
West Sussex -6 1 £295 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 132 (89.19%) Cisco
2 108 (72.97%) OSPF
3 102 (68.92%) Firewall
4 94 (63.51%) MPLS
5 76 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (44.59%) Telecoms
7 62 (41.89%) CheckPoint
8 61 (41.22%) Cisco ASA
9 53 (35.81%) VPN
10 50 (33.78%) F5
11 43 (29.05%) CCIE
11 43 (29.05%) CCNP
12 39 (26.35%) Network Design
12 39 (26.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 37 (25.00%) WAN
14 35 (23.65%) EIGRP
15 34 (22.97%) Juniper
15 34 (22.97%) LAN
16 33 (22.30%) Load Balancing
17 32 (21.62%) IPsec
18 29 (19.59%) Network Security
18 29 (19.59%) ITIL
18 29 (19.59%) Ethernet
19 27 (18.24%) DNS
20 26 (17.57%) CCNA
21 23 (15.54%) SNMP
22 22 (14.86%) Linux
22 22 (14.86%) HSRP
23 20 (13.51%) SAN
23 20 (13.51%) Cisco PIX

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.05%) Apache
3 5 (3.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (72.97%) OSPF
2 102 (68.92%) Firewall
3 94 (63.51%) MPLS
4 61 (41.22%) Cisco ASA
5 53 (35.81%) VPN
6 39 (26.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 37 (25.00%) WAN
8 35 (23.65%) EIGRP
9 34 (22.97%) LAN
10 32 (21.62%) IPsec
11 29 (19.59%) Network Security
11 29 (19.59%) Ethernet
12 27 (18.24%) DNS
13 23 (15.54%) SNMP
14 22 (14.86%) HSRP
15 20 (13.51%) Cisco PIX
15 20 (13.51%) SAN
16 17 (11.49%) TCP/IP
16 17 (11.49%) VoIP
16 17 (11.49%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) GDB
2 1 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 66 (44.59%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.08%) Back Office
3 8 (5.41%) Finance
4 7 (4.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.70%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.35%) Billing
7 2 (1.35%) Local Government
7 2 (1.35%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (31.76%) IP Engineer
2 42 (28.38%) Network Engineer
3 33 (22.30%) Design Engineer
4 25 (16.89%) Architect
5 23 (15.54%) Security Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Network Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Consultant
9 9 (6.08%) Environment Manager
10 8 (5.41%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.41%) Test Manager
10 8 (5.41%) Network Consultant
11 7 (4.73%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) IP Network Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Back Office Engineer
13 5 (3.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 5 (3.38%) Senior Network Engineer
14 4 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.38%) Middleware
1 5 (3.38%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Smart Meter
2 7 (4.73%) PKI
3 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.35%) DTV
6 2 (1.35%) GIS
6 2 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.86%) Linux
2 14 (9.46%) Windows
3 9 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.73%) UNIX
4 7 (4.73%) SUSE
5 5 (3.38%) AIX
5 5 (3.38%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.35%) Network Design
2 33 (22.30%) Load Balancing
3 29 (19.59%) ITIL
4 19 (12.84%) Change Management
4 19 (12.84%) Migration
4 19 (12.84%) Network Management
5 15 (10.14%) Validation
6 14 (9.46%) Project Management
7 11 (7.43%) Network Architecture
8 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.08%) ITSM
9 9 (6.08%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.41%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.73%) Service Management
11 7 (4.73%) Supplier Management
11 7 (4.73%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.73%) Test Strategy
12 6 (4.05%) SIEM
12 6 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.05%) SQL
2 5 (3.38%) Python
3 3 (2.03%) C
4 2 (1.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 76 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (29.05%) CCIE
2 43 (29.05%) CCNP
3 26 (17.57%) CCNA
4 13 (8.78%) CCDP
4 13 (8.78%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.76%) CCIP
7 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (5.41%) CISSP
8 8 (5.41%) CCSP
9 7 (4.73%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (3.38%) Degree
11 4 (2.70%) BC Cleared
11 4 (2.70%) HNC
11 4 (2.70%) HND
12 3 (2.03%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.35%) CCSA
13 2 (1.35%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) SLA
2 7 (4.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.08%) vSphere
2 6 (4.05%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.38%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (2.70%) Firmware
4 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.03%) Snort
6 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.35%) XenApp
6 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (11.49%) FortiGate
2 8 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.38%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.35%) Foglight
4 2 (1.35%) SCCM
4 2 (1.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) Cacti
5 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 132 (89.19%) Cisco
2 62 (41.89%) CheckPoint
3 50 (33.78%) F5
4 34 (22.97%) Juniper
5 15 (10.14%) Nokia
5 15 (10.14%) VMware
5 15 (10.14%) Blue Coat
6 11 (7.43%) Redback
6 11 (7.43%) Radware
7 10 (6.76%) Citrix
8 9 (6.08%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.73%) IBM
10 6 (4.05%) Huawei
10 6 (4.05%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.38%) Oracle
11 5 (3.38%) CA
11 5 (3.38%) Splunk
12 4 (2.70%) Ericsson
12 4 (2.70%) HP
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