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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 79 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing BGP 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.99% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 1.79% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £362 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.18% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
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
294 223 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.37% 16.96% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 157 121
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £418 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.20 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 October 2014. 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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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
Guildford - 9 £364 -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) MPLS
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
3 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (77.27%) OSPF
4 17 (77.27%) VPN
4 17 (77.27%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (68.18%) Load Balancing
6 13 (59.09%) Ethernet
6 13 (59.09%) SNMP
6 13 (59.09%) Nokia
7 12 (54.55%) Juniper
7 12 (54.55%) CCIE
7 12 (54.55%) IPsec
7 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
7 12 (54.55%) Network Architecture
7 12 (54.55%) Network Management
8 10 (45.45%) Validation
8 10 (45.45%) Radware
8 10 (45.45%) Huawei
8 10 (45.45%) Redback
9 9 (40.91%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (40.91%) UMTS
9 9 (40.91%) VoIP
9 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
9 9 (40.91%) CCNP
9 9 (40.91%) VRRP
9 9 (40.91%) FWSM
9 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (40.91%) HSRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) MPLS
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (77.27%) OSPF
3 17 (77.27%) VPN
4 13 (59.09%) Ethernet
4 13 (59.09%) SNMP
5 12 (54.55%) IPsec
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (40.91%) LTE
6 9 (40.91%) FWSM
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (40.91%) HSRP
6 9 (40.91%) UMTS
6 9 (40.91%) VoIP
6 9 (40.91%) VRRP
7 8 (36.36%) RSVP
8 6 (27.27%) TACACS
8 6 (27.27%) SAN
8 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
General
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Design Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) IP Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Load Balancing
2 12 (54.55%) Network Architecture
2 12 (54.55%) Network Management
3 10 (45.45%) Validation
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Network Design
8 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCIE
3 9 (40.91%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
4 1 (4.55%) CCSP
4 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Nokia
3 12 (54.55%) Juniper
4 10 (45.45%) Radware
4 10 (45.45%) Redback
4 10 (45.45%) Huawei
5 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
6 8 (36.36%) F5
7 7 (31.82%) Ericsson
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
9 3 (13.64%) TippingPoint
10 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 1 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks