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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 19 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 6.78% 2.53% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.63% 7.14% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £343 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -19.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £102.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -75.18%
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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
27 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 22.88% 35.44% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 17
Average daily rate £330 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.01% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.41 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Telford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (87.50%) Load Balancing
4 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (81.25%) CCNA
5 10 (62.50%) Network Management
6 9 (56.25%) Network Design
7 8 (50.00%) BIG-IP
7 8 (50.00%) Firewall
7 8 (50.00%) CCDP
7 8 (50.00%) Nokia
7 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (50.00%) F5
7 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (43.75%) Network Architecture
8 7 (43.75%) Juniper
8 7 (43.75%) CCNP
8 7 (43.75%) CSS
8 7 (43.75%) ITIL
8 7 (43.75%) Fortinet
9 6 (37.50%) OPNET
9 6 (37.50%) BMC
9 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
9 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
9 6 (37.50%) Visualisation
9 6 (37.50%) User Experience
10 5 (31.25%) Network Security
10 5 (31.25%) CiscoWorks

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (100.00%) OSPF
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) BT 21CN
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Design Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Network Specialist
3 5 (31.25%) Monitoring Specialist
3 5 (31.25%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Visualisation
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 10 (62.50%) Network Management
3 9 (56.25%) Network Design
4 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (43.75%) Network Architecture
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (81.25%) CCNA
2 8 (50.00%) CCDP
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) OPNET
2 5 (31.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Nokia
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 7 (43.75%) Fortinet
4 6 (37.50%) BMC
4 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (18.75%) BT
6 2 (12.50%) Fujitsu