The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.06% 16.96% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 10
Average daily rate £375 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.35 £9.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire