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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 111 134 135
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing BGP 24 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 2.75% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 15
Average daily rate £363 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.92 £40.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -77.77%
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
476 363 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.73% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 175 255
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 28
Average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.55 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +17 21 £363 +26.08% 1
Dorset - 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire 0 1 £325 -27.77% 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (87.50%) MPLS
3 34 (85.00%) OSPF
3 34 (85.00%) Juniper
4 33 (82.50%) VPN
4 33 (82.50%) CCNP
5 28 (70.00%) IPsec
5 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
6 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
6 27 (67.50%) WAN
7 24 (60.00%) DV Cleared
8 19 (47.50%) Linux
9 18 (45.00%) Firewall
10 17 (42.50%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (42.50%) JNCIS
11 16 (40.00%) BT
12 14 (35.00%) EIGRP
13 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
14 8 (20.00%) JNCIP
15 5 (12.50%) Palo Alto
15 5 (12.50%) Sourcefire
15 5 (12.50%) SIEM
15 5 (12.50%) ITIL
15 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
15 5 (12.50%) CCIE
15 5 (12.50%) Intel Security
15 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
16 4 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
16 4 (10.00%) Ethernet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) MPLS
2 34 (85.00%) OSPF
3 33 (82.50%) VPN
4 28 (70.00%) IPsec
5 27 (67.50%) WAN
6 18 (45.00%) Firewall
7 17 (42.50%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (35.00%) EIGRP
9 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (10.00%) Network Security
10 4 (10.00%) PuTTY
10 4 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (10.00%) SSH
10 4 (10.00%) Telnet
11 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.50%) RSVP
11 3 (7.50%) VLAN
12 2 (5.00%) NetScreen
12 2 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Designer
2 25 (62.50%) Network Designer
3 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) IP Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) OCX
2 1 (2.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) CatOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL
1 5 (12.50%) SIEM
2 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.50%) Change Management
3 3 (7.50%) High Availability
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Network Design
4 2 (5.00%) Network Management
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 35 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (82.50%) CCNP
3 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
5 24 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 17 (42.50%) JNCIS
7 8 (20.00%) JNCIP
8 5 (12.50%) CCIE
9 4 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (7.50%) Degree
11 2 (5.00%) CCNA
11 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (2.50%) CCSA
12 1 (2.50%) HND
12 1 (2.50%) MCSE
12 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (85.00%) Juniper
3 16 (40.00%) BT
4 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 5 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 5 (12.50%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.00%) Nokia
6 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
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