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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 187 194 156
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -38
Contract jobs citing BGP 79 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.50% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 2.79% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 35
Average daily rate
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£370 £275 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +433.33%
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
2015 1576 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.56% 17.80% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 651 613
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £192 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Berkshire +20 48 £388 +64.89% 12
Surrey +14 17 £293 - 5
Hampshire -6 8 £550 +144.44% 4
Oxfordshire - 4 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £350 - 2
East Sussex -2 1 £370 +5.71% 3
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 133 (86.93%) Cisco
2 106 (69.28%) OSPF
3 100 (65.36%) Firewall
4 88 (57.52%) MPLS
5 80 (52.29%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (39.87%) Telecoms
7 58 (37.91%) Cisco ASA
8 54 (35.29%) CheckPoint
9 52 (33.99%) VPN
10 51 (33.33%) CCNP
11 50 (32.68%) F5
12 44 (28.76%) WAN
13 40 (26.14%) LAN
13 40 (26.14%) EIGRP
14 39 (25.49%) CCIE
14 39 (25.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (22.22%) Network Design
16 33 (21.57%) Network Security
17 32 (20.92%) IPsec
17 32 (20.92%) Ethernet
18 31 (20.26%) CCNA
18 31 (20.26%) ITIL
18 31 (20.26%) Juniper
19 25 (16.34%) Migration
20 24 (15.69%) Linux
21 23 (15.03%) DNS
21 23 (15.03%) HSRP
22 22 (14.38%) Internet
22 22 (14.38%) Load Balancing
23 21 (13.73%) Wireless

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.58%) Apache
1 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.27%) Lync
2 5 (3.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.31%) Confluence
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.31%) MediaWiki
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.31%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (69.28%) OSPF
2 100 (65.36%) Firewall
3 88 (57.52%) MPLS
4 58 (37.91%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (33.99%) VPN
6 44 (28.76%) WAN
7 40 (26.14%) LAN
7 40 (26.14%) EIGRP
8 39 (25.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (21.57%) Network Security
10 32 (20.92%) IPsec
10 32 (20.92%) Ethernet
11 23 (15.03%) DNS
11 23 (15.03%) HSRP
12 22 (14.38%) Internet
13 21 (13.73%) TCP/IP
13 21 (13.73%) Wireless
14 20 (13.07%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (11.76%) VLAN
15 18 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.27%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.27%) DB2
2 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Subversion
1 2 (1.31%) JIRA
1 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.31%) Hudson
1 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 61 (39.87%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.19%) Back Office
3 7 (4.58%) Retail
4 6 (3.92%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.27%) Finance
6 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.31%) Electronics
7 2 (1.31%) Billing
7 2 (1.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 45 (29.41%) IP Engineer
3 27 (17.65%) Design Engineer
4 25 (16.34%) Security Engineer
4 25 (16.34%) Architect
5 13 (8.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) Consultant
5 13 (8.50%) Network Architect
6 11 (7.19%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (7.19%) IP Network Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Environment Manager
7 9 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Test Manager
8 8 (5.23%) Network Consultant
8 8 (5.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Back Office Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.27%) Network Support
10 5 (3.27%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (3.27%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) Middleware
2 5 (3.27%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.31%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.88%) PKI
1 9 (5.88%) Smart Meter
2 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.92%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.96%) GIS
6 2 (1.31%) Wiki
6 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.31%) DTV
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.69%) Linux
2 18 (11.76%) Windows
3 10 (6.54%) UNIX
4 9 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.23%) SUSE
6 5 (3.27%) AIX
6 5 (3.27%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (2.61%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.96%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) Debian
10 1 (0.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.22%) Network Design
2 31 (20.26%) ITIL
3 25 (16.34%) Migration
4 22 (14.38%) Load Balancing
5 16 (10.46%) Change Management
6 14 (9.15%) Validation
7 11 (7.19%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.19%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.19%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.19%) Project Management
8 10 (6.54%) Service Management
8 10 (6.54%) Network Architecture
8 10 (6.54%) Network Management
9 8 (5.23%) Security Architecture
9 8 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.23%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (5.23%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.58%) Supplier Management
10 7 (4.58%) ITSM
10 7 (4.58%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.58%) SQL
2 2 (1.31%) Python
2 2 (1.31%) Ruby
2 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.31%) Java
2 2 (1.31%) Perl
3 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (52.29%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (33.33%) CCNP
3 39 (25.49%) CCIE
4 31 (20.26%) CCNA
5 19 (12.42%) Security Cleared
6 16 (10.46%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.54%) CCIP
8 9 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (5.23%) BC Cleared
10 7 (4.58%) CCDP
11 5 (3.27%) Degree
12 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.61%) HNC
12 4 (2.61%) HND
13 2 (1.31%) MCSE
13 2 (1.31%) CCSP
13 2 (1.31%) CISSP
13 2 (1.31%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.54%) vSphere
2 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.27%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.27%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (2.61%) Firmware
5 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.31%) Postfix
6 2 (1.31%) XenApp
6 2 (1.31%) XenServer
6 2 (1.31%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.31%) Samba
6 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.65%) Snort
7 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.27%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (3.27%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.31%) Foglight
4 2 (1.31%) SCCM
4 2 (1.31%) SCOM
4 2 (1.31%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.31%) Cacti
4 2 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 133 (86.93%) Cisco
2 54 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 50 (32.68%) F5
4 31 (20.26%) Juniper
5 18 (11.76%) VMware
6 13 (8.50%) Citrix
7 12 (7.84%) Blue Coat
8 11 (7.19%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.58%) Nokia
9 7 (4.58%) IBM
9 7 (4.58%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.92%) BT
11 5 (3.27%) Redback
11 5 (3.27%) Huawei
11 5 (3.27%) Splunk
11 5 (3.27%) Oracle
11 5 (3.27%) CA
11 5 (3.27%) Radware
12 4 (2.61%) Ericsson
12 4 (2.61%) Microsoft
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Posted: 18 days ago
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Surrey
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