The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 44 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.79% 1.22% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 9.76% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +31.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.54% 12.50% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 28 15
Average daily rate £343 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) 802.11
2 3 (60.00%) H.323
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) French Language

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) 802.11
2 3 (60.00%) H.323
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) F5