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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 48 43
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.70% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +35.59%
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
52 74 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.93% 16.26% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 29
Average daily rate £373 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.56% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
BGP
Wales

BGP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) BT