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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 124 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing BGP 20 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.18% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 1.29% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
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£425 £400 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +142.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +414.28%
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
397 389 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.48% 13.80% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 199 191
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 30
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £9.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.18 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 - 10 £450 -
Bristol - 8 £425 - 5
Wiltshire -4 2 - - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (93.02%) OSPF
1 40 (93.02%) Firewall
2 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 32 (74.42%) LAN
2 32 (74.42%) WAN
3 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (55.81%) MPLS
5 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
6 19 (44.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (44.19%) CCNP
6 19 (44.19%) VPN
7 18 (41.86%) IPsec
8 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
9 14 (32.56%) Citrix
10 12 (27.91%) ITIL
11 11 (25.58%) IPv6
11 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
11 11 (25.58%) Network Design
12 10 (23.26%) Network Security
12 10 (23.26%) VMware
12 10 (23.26%) High Availability
13 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
13 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (20.93%) Linux
14 8 (18.60%) Apache
14 8 (18.60%) Windows
14 8 (18.60%) LDAP
14 8 (18.60%) MySQL
14 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
14 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (18.60%) Apache
1 8 (18.60%) nginx
1 8 (18.60%) Confluence
1 8 (18.60%) MediaWiki
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (93.02%) OSPF
1 40 (93.02%) Firewall
2 32 (74.42%) LAN
2 32 (74.42%) WAN
3 24 (55.81%) MPLS
4 19 (44.19%) VPN
4 19 (44.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (41.86%) IPsec
6 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
6 11 (25.58%) IPv6
7 10 (23.26%) Network Security
8 8 (18.60%) LDAP
8 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (16.28%) SSL
10 6 (13.95%) Unified Communications
10 6 (13.95%) Wireless
11 5 (11.63%) FWSM
11 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
11 5 (11.63%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
1 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Subversion
1 8 (18.60%) JIRA
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
1 8 (18.60%) Hudson
1 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Network Specialist
2 8 (18.60%) Network Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Network Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Network Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Network Support
7 3 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Support
8 2 (4.65%) Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Wiki
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (18.60%) Debian
2 8 (18.60%) Ubuntu
2 8 (18.60%) CentOS
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Network Design
3 10 (23.26%) High Availability
4 8 (18.60%) Build Automation
4 8 (18.60%) DevOps
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.95%) Network Management
5 6 (13.95%) Database Theory
5 6 (13.95%) Relational Database Theory
6 4 (9.30%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.33%) ERP
9 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Perl
1 6 (13.95%) PHP
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
1 6 (13.95%) Ruby
1 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
3 19 (44.19%) CCNP
4 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
6 8 (18.60%) CCNA
7 3 (6.98%) CCIE
7 3 (6.98%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.33%) Degree
9 1 (2.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) Postfix
2 8 (18.60%) XenServer
2 8 (18.60%) Samba
3 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) ZABBIX
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Salt
2 5 (11.63%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 14 (32.56%) Citrix
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
4 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.95%) Nokia
5 6 (13.95%) Juniper
5 6 (13.95%) IronPort
6 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
6 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
6 5 (11.63%) CA
6 5 (11.63%) IBM
6 5 (11.63%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.65%) McAfee
8 2 (4.65%) Brocade
8 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
8 2 (4.65%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.33%) Trustwave
9 1 (2.33%) Siemens
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