The table below looks at the statistics for BGP-4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BGP-4 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BGP-4
South East

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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 106 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.90% 18.28% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 74 51
Median daily rate £366 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.07% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £43.75 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £15.50 £14.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%