The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 26 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 2.13% 4.04% 6.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 16.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +433.33%
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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 Telford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 26.95% 25.25% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 17
Average daily rate £475 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £245 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £420 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Telford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
3 6 (66.67%) Network Design
3 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 6 (66.67%) CCDP
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) Network Management
5 4 (44.44%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) BMC
6 3 (33.33%) Nokia
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) F5
6 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
6 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
6 3 (33.33%) OPNET
6 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (33.33%) User Experience
6 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) BT
7 1 (11.11%) CCNP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
3 4 (44.44%) Network Management
4 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) CCDP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (33.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) BMC
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
3 1 (11.11%) BT