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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 186 187 167
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing BGP 64 45 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.52% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 3.00% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 27
Average daily rate
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£360 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £362 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.18% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
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
1896 1502 1974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.51% 17.47% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 696 632
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 101 169
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 October 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 October 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 +21 36 £278 -20.43% 7
Surrey +2 15 £360 -4.00% 2
Hampshire -15 4 £335 +8.94% 2
Kent - 4 £438 -
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £388 -6.06%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 106 (85.48%) Cisco
2 98 (79.03%) OSPF
3 85 (68.55%) MPLS
4 81 (65.32%) Firewall
5 67 (54.03%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (47.58%) CheckPoint
7 54 (43.55%) Telecoms
8 44 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
9 42 (33.87%) VPN
10 41 (33.06%) Juniper
11 40 (32.26%) CCIE
12 36 (29.03%) Network Design
13 35 (28.23%) CCNP
14 33 (26.61%) Load Balancing
15 32 (25.81%) IPsec
15 32 (25.81%) F5
16 27 (21.77%) SNMP
17 26 (20.97%) LAN
17 26 (20.97%) WAN
17 26 (20.97%) Cisco PIX
18 25 (20.16%) Network Management
18 25 (20.16%) Ethernet
19 23 (18.55%) DNS
19 23 (18.55%) Network Security
19 23 (18.55%) Cisco Nexus
20 22 (17.74%) FWSM
21 21 (16.94%) VoIP
21 21 (16.94%) Nokia
22 18 (14.52%) EIGRP
22 18 (14.52%) ITIL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
1 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.42%) Apache
2 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) Lync
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (79.03%) OSPF
2 85 (68.55%) MPLS
3 81 (65.32%) Firewall
4 44 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
5 42 (33.87%) VPN
6 32 (25.81%) IPsec
7 27 (21.77%) SNMP
8 26 (20.97%) LAN
8 26 (20.97%) WAN
8 26 (20.97%) Cisco PIX
9 25 (20.16%) Ethernet
10 23 (18.55%) DNS
10 23 (18.55%) Network Security
10 23 (18.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (17.74%) FWSM
12 21 (16.94%) VoIP
13 18 (14.52%) EIGRP
14 16 (12.90%) HSRP
15 15 (12.10%) VRRP
15 15 (12.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) GDB
General
1 54 (43.55%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.26%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Back Office
4 2 (1.61%) Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Billing
4 2 (1.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) French Language
5 1 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (34.68%) IP Engineer
2 35 (28.23%) Design Engineer
3 28 (22.58%) Network Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) Architect
5 12 (9.68%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Consultant
7 7 (5.65%) Network Consultant
7 7 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.65%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) IP Network Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Development Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) CSS
1 2 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) SecurID
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.03%) UNIX
5 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.81%) SUSE
6 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.03%) Network Design
2 33 (26.61%) Load Balancing
3 25 (20.16%) Network Management
4 18 (14.52%) ITIL
5 15 (12.10%) Validation
5 15 (12.10%) Network Architecture
6 9 (7.26%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (7.26%) Project Management
6 9 (7.26%) Change Management
7 8 (6.45%) Migration
8 6 (4.84%) ITSM
8 6 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.03%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.23%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.23%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.42%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.42%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.65%) C
2 6 (4.84%) Embedded C
3 5 (4.03%) Python
4 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.81%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (54.03%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (32.26%) CCIE
3 35 (28.23%) CCNP
4 16 (12.90%) CCNA
5 11 (8.87%) CCDP
5 11 (8.87%) CCSP
6 10 (8.06%) CISSP
7 9 (7.26%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.84%) MCSE
10 5 (4.03%) Degree
10 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (3.23%) CCIP
12 2 (1.61%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.81%) CCSA
13 1 (0.81%) CCSE
13 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) vSphere
2 6 (4.84%) XenApp
2 6 (4.84%) XenDesktop
2 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.84%) ProxySG
3 4 (3.23%) Snort
4 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.81%) Xen
5 1 (0.81%) Firmware
5 1 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.61%) Foglight
3 2 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.81%) Cacti
4 1 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 106 (85.48%) Cisco
2 59 (47.58%) CheckPoint
3 41 (33.06%) Juniper
4 32 (25.81%) F5
5 21 (16.94%) Nokia
6 17 (13.71%) Radware
6 17 (13.71%) Redback
7 12 (9.68%) Blue Coat
8 10 (8.06%) Huawei
9 8 (6.45%) VMware
9 8 (6.45%) Ericsson
10 7 (5.65%) Citrix
10 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.84%) Fortinet
12 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.23%) Sourcefire
13 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.23%) TippingPoint
14 3 (2.42%) IBM
15 2 (1.61%) HP
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