The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 123 122 138
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing BGP 18 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.72% 1.55% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
Average daily rate £450 - £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £358
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -17.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £33.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+433.33% +28.57%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
484 323 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.40% 13.53% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 188 291
Average daily rate £390 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £16.24 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
BGP
England

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the South West region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +11 10 £450 - 1
Bristol -12 4 £425 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £205 - 2
Dorset - 1 £303 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 27 (84.38%) Cisco
1 27 (84.38%) OSPF
2 23 (71.88%) Network Security
3 22 (68.75%) Firewall
4 17 (53.13%) Juniper
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
4 17 (53.13%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
6 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (40.63%) VPN
7 13 (40.63%) Linux
7 13 (40.63%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (40.63%) Junos
8 12 (37.50%) CCNP
8 12 (37.50%) IPsec
9 11 (34.38%) MPLS
10 10 (31.25%) F5
10 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
11 9 (28.13%) EIGRP
11 9 (28.13%) LAN
11 9 (28.13%) WAN
12 7 (21.88%) CCNA
12 7 (21.88%) IPv6
12 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
13 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (18.75%) JNCIS
13 6 (18.75%) IPv4
14 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.63%) VMware
15 4 (12.50%) Ruby

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (12.50%) Confluence
1 4 (12.50%) nginx
1 4 (12.50%) MediaWiki
1 4 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) OSPF
2 23 (71.88%) Network Security
3 22 (68.75%) Firewall
4 17 (53.13%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (40.63%) VPN
5 13 (40.63%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (40.63%) Junos
6 12 (37.50%) IPsec
7 11 (34.38%) MPLS
8 9 (28.13%) EIGRP
8 9 (28.13%) LAN
8 9 (28.13%) WAN
9 7 (21.88%) IPv6
10 6 (18.75%) IPv4
11 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
12 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
12 4 (12.50%) LDAP
12 4 (12.50%) H.323
12 4 (12.50%) Wireless
13 3 (9.38%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
1 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Subversion
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.38%) Military
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 16 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 14 (43.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Designer
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Wiki
1 4 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Debian
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.50%) Network Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Ruby
1 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) Perl
1 4 (12.50%) PHP
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (37.50%) CCNP
3 7 (21.88%) CCNA
3 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) JNCIS
5 3 (9.38%) CCSP
5 3 (9.38%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.50%) Postfix
1 4 (12.50%) XenServer
1 4 (12.50%) Samba
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
1 4 (12.50%) ZABBIX
2 3 (9.38%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) Juniper
3 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
4 10 (31.25%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.38%) Tandberg
8 1 (3.13%) BT
8 1 (3.13%) Nokia
8 1 (3.13%) IronPort
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
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