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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 198 185 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing BGP 56 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.61% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 3.41% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £162 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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
1831 1614 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.62% 18.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 701 604
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 167
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 33 £413 +106.25% 9
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £335 +34.00% 5
Hampshire -1 7 £400 +166.66% 7
Surrey +1 3 £340 -29.53% 3
Kent +5 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 115 (83.94%) Cisco
2 112 (81.75%) OSPF
3 87 (63.50%) Firewall
4 84 (61.31%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (56.93%) MPLS
6 63 (45.99%) CCNP
7 49 (35.77%) Telecoms
8 48 (35.04%) WAN
9 47 (34.31%) VPN
10 45 (32.85%) Cisco ASA
11 44 (32.12%) LAN
12 42 (30.66%) EIGRP
12 42 (30.66%) F5
13 39 (28.47%) Juniper
14 38 (27.74%) CheckPoint
15 35 (25.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (24.82%) CCIE
16 34 (24.82%) CCNA
17 33 (24.09%) TCP/IP
18 32 (23.36%) Network Design
19 29 (21.17%) Wireless
19 29 (21.17%) HSRP
20 27 (19.71%) Network Security
21 25 (18.25%) ITIL
22 24 (17.52%) IPsec
23 23 (16.79%) Ethernet
23 23 (16.79%) Load Balancing
24 21 (15.33%) Security Cleared
25 20 (14.60%) Migration
26 19 (13.87%) VRRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.11%) Lync
2 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.46%) CMS
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.46%) Apache
2 2 (1.46%) Confluence
2 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.46%) MediaWiki
2 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
2 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) SaaS
1 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (81.75%) OSPF
2 87 (63.50%) Firewall
3 78 (56.93%) MPLS
4 48 (35.04%) WAN
5 47 (34.31%) VPN
6 45 (32.85%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (32.12%) LAN
8 42 (30.66%) EIGRP
9 35 (25.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (24.09%) TCP/IP
11 29 (21.17%) Wireless
11 29 (21.17%) HSRP
12 27 (19.71%) Network Security
13 24 (17.52%) IPsec
14 23 (16.79%) Ethernet
15 19 (13.87%) VRRP
16 16 (11.68%) Internet
16 16 (11.68%) SSL
17 15 (10.95%) RIP
17 15 (10.95%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) JIRA
1 2 (1.46%) Subversion
1 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.46%) Hudson
1 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (35.77%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.30%) Back Office
3 7 (5.11%) Finance
4 4 (2.92%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.19%) Electronics
5 3 (2.19%) Games
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) German Language
7 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (42.34%) Network Engineer
2 33 (24.09%) IP Engineer
3 21 (15.33%) Security Engineer
4 19 (13.87%) Design Engineer
4 19 (13.87%) Architect
5 13 (9.49%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Network Architect
7 10 (7.30%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) IP Network Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Back Office Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Consultant
11 5 (3.65%) Network Consultant
11 5 (3.65%) Network Specialist
12 4 (2.92%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Network Design Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) Middleware
2 2 (1.46%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.73%) CSS
3 1 (0.73%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) PKI
2 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.92%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.92%) DTV
4 4 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.19%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.46%) IPTV
6 2 (1.46%) Wiki
6 2 (1.46%) STB
6 2 (1.46%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.46%) Clustering
6 2 (1.46%) MPEG
6 2 (1.46%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.73%) User Experience
7 1 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.95%) Linux
2 13 (9.49%) UNIX
3 10 (7.30%) Windows
4 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.46%) CentOS
5 2 (1.46%) Solaris
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.73%) HPUX
6 1 (0.73%) Debian
6 1 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.36%) Network Design
2 25 (18.25%) ITIL
3 23 (16.79%) Load Balancing
4 20 (14.60%) Migration
5 13 (9.49%) Incident Management
6 12 (8.76%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (8.03%) Validation
8 9 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.65%) Network Management
11 5 (3.65%) SIEM
11 5 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.65%) Change Management
11 5 (3.65%) Service Management
11 5 (3.65%) Project Planning
12 4 (2.92%) Data Architecture
12 4 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.92%) SOA
12 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.19%) Perl
2 2 (1.46%) Ruby
2 2 (1.46%) Java
2 2 (1.46%) SQL
2 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (61.31%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (45.99%) CCNP
3 34 (24.82%) CCIE
3 34 (24.82%) CCNA
4 21 (15.33%) Security Cleared
5 17 (12.41%) SC Cleared
6 11 (8.03%) CCIP
7 9 (6.57%) CCDP
7 9 (6.57%) DV Cleared
8 7 (5.11%) Degree
9 6 (4.38%) BC Cleared
10 5 (3.65%) CISSP
11 4 (2.92%) HNC
11 4 (2.92%) HND
12 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (2.19%) CCSE
13 2 (1.46%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.46%) CCSA
13 2 (1.46%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.73%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.92%) Snort
3 3 (2.19%) vSphere
4 2 (1.46%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.46%) Samba
4 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.46%) Postfix
4 2 (1.46%) XenApp
4 2 (1.46%) XenServer
4 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.46%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.46%) SCCM
4 2 (1.46%) SCOM
4 2 (1.46%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.46%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.46%) Puppet
5 1 (0.73%) Iperf
5 1 (0.73%) Salt
5 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.73%) Cacti
5 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 115 (83.94%) Cisco
2 42 (30.66%) F5
3 39 (28.47%) Juniper
4 38 (27.74%) CheckPoint
5 12 (8.76%) Blue Coat
6 9 (6.57%) VMware
7 8 (5.84%) Citrix
8 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds
8 7 (5.11%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.38%) BT
10 5 (3.65%) Nokia
11 4 (2.92%) Sourcefire
11 4 (2.92%) HP
11 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.19%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.19%) Huawei
13 2 (1.46%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.46%) Cramer
13 2 (1.46%) Adobe
13 2 (1.46%) SAP
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