The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 Swindon 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 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.72% 0.99% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 5.19% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£519 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.85% 19.01% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 38
Average daily rate £450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £290 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
BGP
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BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

BGP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) F5