The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Telford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 3.77% 6.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £338 £540 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £278 £358
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -22.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £33.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+433.33% +28.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 26.42% 28.00% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 8
Average daily rate £380 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £615 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
BGP
Shropshire

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 21 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) BT 21CN
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) CCDP
3 3 (60.00%) CiscoWorks

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) BT 21CN
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) F5