The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 Wales 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 60 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% - 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% - 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate £351 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 - £428
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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.96% 12.62% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 43
Average daily rate £338 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
BGP
UK

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £351 - 1
North Wales - - - - 1
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) BT
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) BMC
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) CA Spectrum

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) BT
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) CA