The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 84 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing BGP 41 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.60% 2.45% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £593
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%
BGP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
427 286 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.85% 11.97% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 122 119
Average daily rate £345 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 38
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.85 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.03% -18.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.30
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 the West Midlands

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the West Midlands region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +28 32 £325 -27.77% 3
Shropshire -11 4 £450 +33.33%
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Worcestershire - 1 £225 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 54 (98.18%) Cisco
2 52 (94.55%) OSPF
3 44 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (61.82%) CheckPoint
5 32 (58.18%) Firewall
6 29 (52.73%) F5
7 28 (50.91%) Juniper
7 28 (50.91%) CCNP
8 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
9 22 (40.00%) CCNA
9 22 (40.00%) MPLS
10 21 (38.18%) Network Security
11 17 (30.91%) Riverbed
12 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (23.64%) ITIL
14 12 (21.82%) UNIX
15 11 (20.00%) Solaris
15 11 (20.00%) Linux
16 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 10 (18.18%) VPN
17 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
17 9 (16.36%) ITIL V3
17 9 (16.36%) Multicast
18 8 (14.55%) Network Monitoring
18 8 (14.55%) Network Management
18 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
18 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
18 8 (14.55%) Network Design
18 8 (14.55%) Clustering
18 8 (14.55%) WAN

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 52 (94.55%) OSPF
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
3 22 (40.00%) MPLS
4 21 (38.18%) Network Security
5 14 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 10 (18.18%) VPN
7 9 (16.36%) Multicast
8 8 (14.55%) WAN
8 8 (14.55%) LAN
9 7 (12.73%) DNS
9 7 (12.73%) BIG-IP
9 7 (12.73%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (9.09%) DSL
11 4 (7.27%) Junos
11 4 (7.27%) ATM
11 4 (7.27%) EIGRP
11 4 (7.27%) Internet
12 3 (5.45%) xDSL
General
1 7 (12.73%) Marketing
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 10 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
3 10 (18.18%) Consultant
3 10 (18.18%) Technical Manager
4 8 (14.55%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Design Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Network Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Clustering
2 6 (10.91%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) UNIX
2 11 (20.00%) Solaris
2 11 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
2 13 (23.64%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL V3
4 8 (14.55%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (14.55%) Network Management
4 8 (14.55%) Network Design
4 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.55%) Project Management
5 7 (12.73%) PRINCE
6 6 (10.91%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.45%) Change Control
8 3 (5.45%) Workflow
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.64%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.64%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Tcl
1 3 (5.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (50.91%) CCNP
3 22 (40.00%) CCNA
4 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) CCDP
5 7 (12.73%) PMP
5 7 (12.73%) PMI Certification
6 6 (10.91%) CCIE
7 4 (7.27%) CCSA
7 4 (7.27%) CCIP
7 4 (7.27%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.64%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.82%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.82%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) OPNET
1 6 (10.91%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 54 (98.18%) Cisco
2 34 (61.82%) CheckPoint
3 29 (52.73%) F5
4 28 (50.91%) Juniper
5 17 (30.91%) Riverbed
6 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
7 7 (12.73%) Nokia
7 7 (12.73%) Fortinet
7 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.91%) BMC
9 2 (3.64%) BT
10 1 (1.82%) Meraki
10 1 (1.82%) Aruba
10 1 (1.82%) Remedy
10 1 (1.82%) Symantec
10 1 (1.82%) Citrix
10 1 (1.82%) Motorola
10 1 (1.82%) HP
10 1 (1.82%) AirMagnet
10 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
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