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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 197 180 168
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing BGP 62 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.75% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 4.26% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 41
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£388 £280 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.39% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £278
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.33% +453.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £180.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-80.55% +433.33%
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
2018 1715 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.05% 17.72% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 762 667
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 130 156
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.56 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.01% -4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 43 £450 +109.30% 8
Surrey +4 7 £341 -33.73% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £335 +34.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £225 - 1
Kent -1 1 - -
East Sussex -5 1 £370 -1.33%
Hampshire - - - - 5
West Sussex - - - - 2
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 124 (86.11%) Cisco
2 106 (73.61%) OSPF
3 88 (61.11%) Firewall
4 80 (55.56%) MPLS
5 78 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (38.19%) CCNP
6 55 (38.19%) Telecoms
7 50 (34.72%) VPN
8 49 (34.03%) Cisco ASA
9 46 (31.94%) WAN
10 44 (30.56%) F5
11 43 (29.86%) CheckPoint
12 42 (29.17%) LAN
12 42 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 41 (28.47%) EIGRP
14 35 (24.31%) CCIE
15 34 (23.61%) Juniper
16 31 (21.53%) CCNA
16 31 (21.53%) Network Design
17 28 (19.44%) Network Security
18 27 (18.75%) TCP/IP
19 25 (17.36%) ITIL
19 25 (17.36%) Migration
20 24 (16.67%) Wireless
20 24 (16.67%) Linux
20 24 (16.67%) Ethernet
21 23 (15.97%) IPsec
21 23 (15.97%) HSRP
22 21 (14.58%) Load Balancing
22 21 (14.58%) Internet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (4.86%) Lync
2 6 (4.17%) Apache
2 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.78%) IIS
4 2 (1.39%) Confluence
4 2 (1.39%) CMS
4 2 (1.39%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.69%) nginx
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (73.61%) OSPF
2 88 (61.11%) Firewall
3 80 (55.56%) MPLS
4 50 (34.72%) VPN
5 49 (34.03%) Cisco ASA
6 46 (31.94%) WAN
7 42 (29.17%) LAN
7 42 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 41 (28.47%) EIGRP
9 28 (19.44%) Network Security
10 27 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 24 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 24 (16.67%) Wireless
12 23 (15.97%) IPsec
12 23 (15.97%) HSRP
13 21 (14.58%) Internet
14 18 (12.50%) VLAN
15 16 (11.11%) DNS
15 16 (11.11%) RIP
15 16 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.78%) DB2
2 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Subversion
1 2 (1.39%) JIRA
1 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.39%) Hudson
1 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 55 (38.19%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.94%) Back Office
3 5 (3.47%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.78%) Finance
4 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Games
5 2 (1.39%) Electronics
5 2 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (38.19%) Network Engineer
2 37 (25.69%) IP Engineer
3 26 (18.06%) Security Engineer
4 22 (15.28%) Design Engineer
4 22 (15.28%) Architect
5 16 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (8.33%) Network Architect
7 9 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Environment Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Back Office Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Consultant
8 8 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.86%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Network Consultant
11 4 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.78%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) Middleware
2 4 (2.78%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.39%) Silverlight
3 2 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) PKI
2 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.56%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.47%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.78%) DTV
5 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.08%) GIS
7 2 (1.39%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.39%) Clustering
7 2 (1.39%) STB
7 2 (1.39%) MPEG
7 2 (1.39%) IPTV
7 2 (1.39%) Wiki
7 2 (1.39%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.67%) Linux
2 15 (10.42%) Windows
3 13 (9.03%) UNIX
4 8 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.86%) SUSE
6 4 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.78%) AIX
6 4 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.39%) Solaris
8 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.69%) Debian
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.53%) Network Design
2 25 (17.36%) ITIL
2 25 (17.36%) Migration
3 21 (14.58%) Load Balancing
4 13 (9.03%) Validation
4 13 (9.03%) Change Management
5 12 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.94%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.25%) Project Management
7 9 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.56%) Service Management
9 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.17%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.17%) Supplier Management
10 6 (4.17%) Test Strategy
10 6 (4.17%) Security Architecture
10 6 (4.17%) Network Management
11 5 (3.47%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (1.39%) Ruby
2 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.39%) Java
2 2 (1.39%) Perl
3 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (38.19%) CCNP
3 35 (24.31%) CCIE
4 31 (21.53%) CCNA
5 20 (13.89%) Security Cleared
6 16 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 11 (7.64%) CCIP
8 8 (5.56%) CCDP
8 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (4.86%) BC Cleared
9 7 (4.86%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.78%) CISSP
10 4 (2.78%) HNC
10 4 (2.78%) HND
10 4 (2.78%) Degree
11 3 (2.08%) CCSE
12 2 (1.39%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.39%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.39%) CCSA
13 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) vSphere
2 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.78%) Snort
3 4 (2.78%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (2.08%) Firmware
4 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.39%) Postfix
5 2 (1.39%) Samba
5 2 (1.39%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.39%) iptables
5 2 (1.39%) XenServer
6 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (10.42%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.39%) Puppet
4 2 (1.39%) SCCM
4 2 (1.39%) SCOM
4 2 (1.39%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.69%) Cacti
5 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.69%) Salt
5 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 124 (86.11%) Cisco
2 44 (30.56%) F5
3 43 (29.86%) CheckPoint
4 34 (23.61%) Juniper
5 16 (11.11%) VMware
6 11 (7.64%) Blue Coat
6 11 (7.64%) Citrix
6 11 (7.64%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.17%) BT
8 5 (3.47%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.47%) CA
8 5 (3.47%) IBM
8 5 (3.47%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.78%) Oracle
9 4 (2.78%) HP
9 4 (2.78%) Splunk
9 4 (2.78%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.08%) Huawei
11 2 (1.39%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.39%) Cramer
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