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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 47 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing BGP 16 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.30% 0.74% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 3.85% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£475 £519 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% +78.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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
138 130 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.83% 19.32% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 44
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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
Swindon +7 11 £475 -8.44%
BGP
South West

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) OSPF
2 17 (89.47%) MPLS
2 17 (89.47%) LAN
3 15 (78.95%) WAN
4 14 (73.68%) VPN
5 12 (63.16%) Juniper
6 11 (57.89%) Firewall
7 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (52.63%) CCNP
8 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
8 9 (47.37%) IPsec
9 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
9 8 (42.11%) JNCIS
9 8 (42.11%) Ethernet
10 7 (36.84%) IPv4
10 7 (36.84%) IPv6
10 7 (36.84%) VRRP
10 7 (36.84%) H.323
10 7 (36.84%) VLAN
10 7 (36.84%) Tandberg
10 7 (36.84%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
10 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
10 7 (36.84%) Network Security
10 7 (36.84%) F5
10 7 (36.84%) HSRP
10 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
11 6 (31.58%) Cryptography
11 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (10.53%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) OSPF
2 17 (89.47%) LAN
2 17 (89.47%) MPLS
3 15 (78.95%) WAN
4 14 (73.68%) VPN
5 11 (57.89%) Firewall
6 9 (47.37%) IPsec
7 8 (42.11%) Ethernet
8 7 (36.84%) VRRP
8 7 (36.84%) H.323
8 7 (36.84%) IPv4
8 7 (36.84%) IPv6
8 7 (36.84%) VLAN
8 7 (36.84%) Network Security
8 7 (36.84%) HSRP
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (21.05%) Wireless
10 4 (21.05%) RIP
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Designer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Lead Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Design Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Cryptography
3 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Network Design
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Network Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNP
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) JNCIS
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) CCDP
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Juniper
3 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
4 7 (36.84%) Tandberg
4 7 (36.84%) F5
5 5 (26.32%) Radware
6 2 (10.53%) Websense
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.26%) Intel
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) Brocade
7 1 (5.26%) IronPort
7 1 (5.26%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) McAfee