The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 34 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.33% - 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% - 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +36.65%
BGP
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.77% 10.47% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 34
Median daily rate £388 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 4 - - 1
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (81.82%) LAN
3 9 (81.82%) WAN
4 8 (72.73%) CCNP
4 8 (72.73%) F5
5 7 (63.64%) Network Security
6 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
6 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
6 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
6 6 (54.55%) Nessus
6 6 (54.55%) Splunk
6 6 (54.55%) ArcSight
6 6 (54.55%) LogLogic
6 6 (54.55%) SIEM
6 6 (54.55%) tcpdump
6 6 (54.55%) Network Management
6 6 (54.55%) LogRhythm
6 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (54.55%) Information Security
6 6 (54.55%) CISSP
6 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
7 5 (45.45%) Juniper
7 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
7 5 (45.45%) Tripwire

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) LAN
3 9 (81.82%) WAN
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
5 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 6 (54.55%) tcpdump
5 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 1 (9.09%) ICMP
8 1 (9.09%) IPsec
8 1 (9.09%) MPLS
8 1 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Security Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Security Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
1 6 (54.55%) Network Management
1 6 (54.55%) SIEM
1 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
3 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) CCENT
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (9.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) ArcSight
3 6 (54.55%) LogLogic
3 6 (54.55%) LogRhythm
3 6 (54.55%) Splunk
4 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) Tripwire
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Progress