The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Southampton 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 44 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.58% 0.96% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 6.98% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£195 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.58% 13.83% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 12
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £457 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £43.75 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.51% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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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
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 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) H.323
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) H.323
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint