The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 8.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £358
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -17.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £33.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+433.33% +28.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.64% - 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate £300 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
BGP
Staffordshire

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

BGP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco