The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 86 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.56% 0.86% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 4.87% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Average daily rate
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£351 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -4.00%
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%
BGP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
240 226 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.83% 17.70% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 122 167
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 18
Average hourly rate £16.75 £26.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.57% -30.66%
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 Surrey

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Reigate - 1 - - 3
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) OSPF
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
5 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
6 5 (45.45%) VoIP
6 5 (45.45%) MPLS
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
7 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) VPN
7 4 (36.36%) CCNA
7 4 (36.36%) Juniper
7 4 (36.36%) Network Design
7 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
7 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) RIP
8 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
9 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (18.18%) 3G
9 2 (18.18%) NetScreen
9 2 (18.18%) DNS
9 2 (18.18%) DHCP
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (18.18%) F5

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (90.91%) OSPF
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
5 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) RIP
7 2 (18.18%) NetScreen
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) 3G
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (18.18%) IPsec
8 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) IronPort
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) HP