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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 188 180 157
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Contract jobs citing BGP 68 58 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.63% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 3.60% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 42
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £181 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £283
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +41.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.33% +414.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +414.28%
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
2004 1610 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 17.59% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 673 608
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 138 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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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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 +15 51 £450 +104.54% 11
Surrey -7 6 £340 -33.98% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £343 - 4
Hampshire -8 3 £550 +144.44% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £225 - 2
East Sussex -7 1 £370 -1.33% 1
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 130 (86.09%) Cisco
2 107 (70.86%) OSPF
3 94 (62.25%) Firewall
4 85 (56.29%) MPLS
5 83 (54.97%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (40.40%) Telecoms
7 59 (39.07%) CCNP
8 53 (35.10%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (31.79%) VPN
10 47 (31.13%) WAN
10 47 (31.13%) F5
11 46 (30.46%) CheckPoint
12 42 (27.81%) EIGRP
12 42 (27.81%) LAN
13 39 (25.83%) CCIE
14 38 (25.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 36 (23.84%) Network Design
16 34 (22.52%) CCNA
17 30 (19.87%) Juniper
18 29 (19.21%) ITIL
19 28 (18.54%) Ethernet
19 28 (18.54%) Network Security
20 27 (17.88%) Migration
21 25 (16.56%) Linux
21 25 (16.56%) Wireless
21 25 (16.56%) IPsec
22 23 (15.23%) TCP/IP
22 23 (15.23%) Load Balancing
23 22 (14.57%) HSRP
24 21 (13.91%) Security Cleared

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (4.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (4.64%) Lync
2 6 (3.97%) Apache
3 4 (2.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.32%) Confluence
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.32%) MediaWiki
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (70.86%) OSPF
2 94 (62.25%) Firewall
3 85 (56.29%) MPLS
4 53 (35.10%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (31.79%) VPN
6 47 (31.13%) WAN
7 42 (27.81%) LAN
7 42 (27.81%) EIGRP
8 38 (25.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (18.54%) Network Security
9 28 (18.54%) Ethernet
10 25 (16.56%) IPsec
10 25 (16.56%) Wireless
11 23 (15.23%) TCP/IP
12 22 (14.57%) HSRP
13 21 (13.91%) Internet
14 20 (13.25%) DNS
15 18 (11.92%) SAN
16 17 (11.26%) VLAN
16 17 (11.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.65%) DB2
2 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Subversion
1 2 (1.32%) JIRA
1 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.32%) Hudson
1 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 61 (40.40%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.62%) Back Office
3 6 (3.97%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.31%) Retail
5 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.99%) Finance
7 2 (1.32%) Electronics
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (37.09%) Network Engineer
2 41 (27.15%) IP Engineer
3 25 (16.56%) Design Engineer
4 24 (15.89%) Architect
5 23 (15.23%) Security Engineer
6 14 (9.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Network Architect
7 13 (8.61%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Consultant
8 10 (6.62%) IP Network Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) Environment Manager
9 9 (5.96%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (5.30%) Test Manager
10 8 (5.30%) Back Office Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Network Consultant
12 5 (3.31%) Network Support
12 5 (3.31%) Network Support Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) Middleware
2 4 (2.65%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.95%) PKI
2 9 (5.96%) Smart Meter
3 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.97%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.99%) GIS
7 2 (1.32%) Wiki
7 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.32%) DTV
7 2 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.56%) Linux
2 16 (10.60%) Windows
3 12 (7.95%) UNIX
4 9 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.64%) SUSE
6 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.65%) AIX
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) CentOS
8 2 (1.32%) Solaris
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.84%) Network Design
2 29 (19.21%) ITIL
3 27 (17.88%) Migration
4 23 (15.23%) Load Balancing
5 14 (9.27%) Change Management
6 13 (8.61%) Validation
7 11 (7.28%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.28%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.28%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (6.62%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.62%) Project Management
9 9 (5.96%) Service Management
10 8 (5.30%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.30%) Security Architecture
10 8 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.64%) Test Strategy
11 7 (4.64%) SIEM
11 7 (4.64%) Supplier Management
12 6 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.97%) SQL
2 2 (1.32%) Java
2 2 (1.32%) Perl
2 2 (1.32%) Ruby
2 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.66%) PHP
3 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (54.97%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (39.07%) CCNP
3 39 (25.83%) CCIE
4 34 (22.52%) CCNA
5 21 (13.91%) Security Cleared
6 16 (10.60%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.95%) CCIP
8 9 (5.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (5.30%) CCDP
10 7 (4.64%) BC Cleared
10 7 (4.64%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.31%) Degree
12 4 (2.65%) CISSP
12 4 (2.65%) HNC
12 4 (2.65%) HND
13 2 (1.32%) MCSE
13 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.32%) CCSA
13 2 (1.32%) CCSE
13 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.96%) vSphere
2 6 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.65%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.99%) Firmware
4 3 (1.99%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.32%) Samba
5 2 (1.32%) Postfix
5 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 2 (1.32%) XenServer
5 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.32%) iptables
5 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.66%) Snort
6 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (10.60%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.65%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.32%) Foglight
4 2 (1.32%) SCCM
4 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.32%) Cacti
4 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.66%) Salt
5 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 130 (86.09%) Cisco
2 47 (31.13%) F5
3 46 (30.46%) CheckPoint
4 30 (19.87%) Juniper
5 17 (11.26%) VMware
6 12 (7.95%) Citrix
6 12 (7.95%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.30%) Blue Coat
8 6 (3.97%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.97%) BT
9 5 (3.31%) IBM
9 5 (3.31%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.65%) HP
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle
10 4 (2.65%) CA
10 4 (2.65%) Splunk
11 2 (1.32%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.32%) Infoblox
11 2 (1.32%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.32%) Ericsson
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