The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 60 59
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.20% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.50% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £275 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.92 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -
BGP
Wales

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 40 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.91% 7.94% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 43
Average daily rate £388 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £490 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £34.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +76.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £34.50 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the South Wales region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

BGP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Networks

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed