The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 112 105 119
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing BGP 30 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 0.14% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 1.18% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
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 £38.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +31.35%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
550 254 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.58% 11.51% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 133 185
Average daily rate £363 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 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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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
Gloucestershire - 11 £288 - 3
Wiltshire -7 6 £400 +37.93% 1
Bristol - 2 £388 - 3
Dorset - - - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 48 (87.27%) Firewall
2 42 (76.36%) Cisco
3 39 (70.91%) OSPF
4 37 (67.27%) LAN
5 36 (65.45%) WAN
6 31 (56.36%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (49.09%) CCNP
8 26 (47.27%) MPLS
8 26 (47.27%) VPN
9 24 (43.64%) EIGRP
9 24 (43.64%) Juniper
10 23 (41.82%) ITIL
11 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
12 21 (38.18%) Network Security
13 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
14 19 (34.55%) Windows
14 19 (34.55%) Linux
15 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (27.27%) VMware
17 13 (23.64%) F5
17 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
18 12 (21.82%) ZABBIX
18 12 (21.82%) Postfix
18 12 (21.82%) XenServer
18 12 (21.82%) nginx
18 12 (21.82%) Hudson
18 12 (21.82%) Puppet
18 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (21.82%) Apache
1 12 (21.82%) nginx
1 12 (21.82%) Confluence
1 12 (21.82%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (87.27%) Firewall
2 39 (70.91%) OSPF
3 37 (67.27%) LAN
4 36 (65.45%) WAN
5 26 (47.27%) VPN
5 26 (47.27%) MPLS
6 24 (43.64%) EIGRP
7 21 (38.18%) Network Security
8 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (21.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (21.82%) IPsec
9 12 (21.82%) IPv6
9 12 (21.82%) LDAP
10 11 (20.00%) VLAN
11 9 (16.36%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (12.73%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (12.73%) SSL
12 7 (12.73%) Junos
13 6 (10.91%) BIG-IP
14 4 (7.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) MySQL
1 12 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Subversion
1 12 (21.82%) JIRA
1 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
1 12 (21.82%) Hudson
1 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Network Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) Network Team Leader
4 6 (10.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Team Leader
4 6 (10.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Specialist
5 5 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Wiki
2 3 (5.45%) Firmware
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (21.82%) Debian
3 11 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (12.73%) CentOS
5 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
3 12 (21.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (21.82%) DevOps
4 10 (18.18%) High Availability
4 10 (18.18%) Network Design
5 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
6 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
7 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.91%) Change Management
9 4 (7.27%) Service Management
9 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.45%) ERP
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
10 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Java
1 12 (21.82%) Perl
1 12 (21.82%) PHP
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
1 12 (21.82%) Ruby
1 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (49.09%) CCNP
3 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 12 (21.82%) CCNA
6 4 (7.27%) CCSP
6 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.64%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.82%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.82%) Postfix
2 12 (21.82%) XenServer
2 12 (21.82%) Samba
3 6 (10.91%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.64%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) NFS
5 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) ZABBIX
1 12 (21.82%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.45%) Salt
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (76.36%) Cisco
2 24 (43.64%) Juniper
3 15 (27.27%) VMware
4 13 (23.64%) F5
5 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
5 12 (21.82%) Citrix
6 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (18.18%) Blue Coat
8 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.27%) McAfee
10 3 (5.45%) Nokia
11 2 (3.64%) IronPort
11 2 (3.64%) NetQoS
12 1 (1.82%) Trustwave
12 1 (1.82%) Brocade
12 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.82%) Siemens
12 1 (1.82%) IBM
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