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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 35 52
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.02% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.57% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £388 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
36 35 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.90% 11.86% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 50
Median daily rate £415 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) Splunk
4 6 (60.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (60.00%) LogLogic
4 6 (60.00%) SIEM
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (60.00%) Nessus
4 6 (60.00%) CISSP
4 6 (60.00%) Information Security
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
4 6 (60.00%) Network Management
4 6 (60.00%) LogRhythm
4 6 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (50.00%) Fortinet

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 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
1 6 (60.00%) SIEM
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 6 (60.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (60.00%) LogLogic
3 6 (60.00%) LogRhythm
3 6 (60.00%) Splunk
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (10.00%) Intel