The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 46 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing BGP 18 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.58% 0.43% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.06% 2.40% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 3
Average daily rate £363 - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
BGP
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 125 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.34% 18.09% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 64 51
Average daily rate £363 £413 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% -32.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swindon +13 18 £363 -
BGP
South West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
3 23 (88.46%) MPLS
3 23 (88.46%) OSPF
4 22 (84.62%) CCNP
4 22 (84.62%) IPsec
5 21 (80.77%) Juniper
6 20 (76.92%) VPN
7 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
7 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
8 16 (61.54%) WAN
9 15 (57.69%) Firewall
9 15 (57.69%) DV Cleared
10 13 (50.00%) JNCIS
10 13 (50.00%) Linux
11 12 (46.15%) BT
12 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (30.77%) Intel Security
14 7 (26.92%) EIGRP
15 6 (23.08%) SSH
15 6 (23.08%) Degree
15 6 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
16 5 (19.23%) Network Security
16 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
16 5 (19.23%) IronPort
16 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
16 5 (19.23%) CCIE
17 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
17 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
17 4 (15.38%) VRRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) MPLS
1 23 (88.46%) OSPF
2 22 (84.62%) IPsec
3 20 (76.92%) VPN
4 16 (61.54%) WAN
5 15 (57.69%) Firewall
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (26.92%) EIGRP
8 6 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (23.08%) SSH
9 5 (19.23%) Network Security
10 4 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
10 4 (15.38%) HSRP
10 4 (15.38%) Junos
10 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 4 (15.38%) VRRP
11 3 (11.54%) RIP
11 3 (11.54%) SNMP
11 3 (11.54%) SSL
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Designer
2 15 (57.69%) Network Designer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IP Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) IronPort Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) High Availability
1 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
1 4 (15.38%) SIEM
2 3 (11.54%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) Network Management
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Network Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) ISMS
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (84.62%) CCNP
3 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
4 15 (57.69%) DV Cleared
5 13 (50.00%) JNCIS
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) CCIE
8 4 (15.38%) JNCIP
9 3 (11.54%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (11.54%) CISSP
9 3 (11.54%) JNCIE
10 1 (3.85%) CCNA
10 1 (3.85%) HND
10 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) Juniper
3 12 (46.15%) BT
4 8 (30.77%) Intel Security
5 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
5 5 (19.23%) IronPort
5 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
6 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 4 (15.38%) Intel
7 3 (11.54%) F5
7 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
7 3 (11.54%) Remedy