The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 83 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing BGP 40 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.05% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.30% 4.21% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 8
Median daily rate £414 £283 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.46% -11.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £226 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £385
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
BGP
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 Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
548 618 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.38% 24.91% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 251 218
Median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Reading +14 24 £422 - 3
Slough +2 2 - -
Maidenhead -1 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £288 -
Bracknell - 1 £338 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 59 (73.75%) Cisco
2 48 (60.00%) OSPF
3 41 (51.25%) MPLS
4 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (45.00%) VPN
6 33 (41.25%) TCP/IP
7 30 (37.50%) CCNP
8 29 (36.25%) DNS
8 29 (36.25%) EIGRP
8 29 (36.25%) IPsec
9 27 (33.75%) Firewall
9 27 (33.75%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
10 24 (30.00%) Juniper
11 22 (27.50%) CheckPoint
12 21 (26.25%) WAN
12 21 (26.25%) HTTP
13 20 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (20.00%) Load Balancing
14 16 (20.00%) DHCP
15 15 (18.75%) Linux
15 15 (18.75%) RIP
15 15 (18.75%) F5
16 14 (17.50%) SNMP
16 14 (17.50%) Windows
17 13 (16.25%) IPv6
17 13 (16.25%) CCIE
17 13 (16.25%) VRRP
17 13 (16.25%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (60.00%) OSPF
2 41 (51.25%) MPLS
3 36 (45.00%) VPN
4 33 (41.25%) TCP/IP
5 29 (36.25%) DNS
5 29 (36.25%) EIGRP
5 29 (36.25%) IPsec
6 27 (33.75%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (33.75%) Firewall
7 21 (26.25%) HTTP
7 21 (26.25%) WAN
8 20 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (20.00%) DHCP
10 15 (18.75%) RIP
11 14 (17.50%) SNMP
12 13 (16.25%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (16.25%) IPv6
12 13 (16.25%) VRRP
13 12 (15.00%) LAN
13 12 (15.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.25%) Marketing
3 4 (5.00%) Games
4 3 (3.75%) Billing
4 3 (3.75%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) IP Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Designer
6 7 (8.75%) IP Security Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Network Designer
7 6 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Design Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) IP Designer
8 5 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Network Support
8 5 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) IP Design Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) CSS
2 10 (12.50%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) XML
3 4 (5.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Public Cloud
2 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.00%) Digital TV
6 4 (5.00%) IPTV
6 4 (5.00%) MPEG
6 4 (5.00%) Streaming Video
6 4 (5.00%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.25%) Eurex
8 1 (1.25%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.25%) STB
8 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 14 (17.50%) Windows
3 12 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (15.00%) Process Improvement
3 10 (12.50%) Presales
3 10 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 10 (12.50%) Workflow
4 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.25%) Migration
5 8 (10.00%) Network Design
6 7 (8.75%) DDoS Mitigation
6 7 (8.75%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 7 (8.75%) High Availability
6 7 (8.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (8.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 6 (7.50%) Validation
8 4 (5.00%) Change Management
8 4 (5.00%) Network Planning
8 4 (5.00%) Video Processing
9 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.75%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (3.75%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) C
1 10 (12.50%) C#
1 10 (12.50%) C++
1 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 10 (12.50%) VB
1 10 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (2.50%) Perl
2 2 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (37.50%) CCNP
3 13 (16.25%) CCIE
4 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.25%) CCNA
6 8 (10.00%) Degree
7 7 (8.75%) CCSA
7 7 (8.75%) CCSE
7 7 (8.75%) CISSP
7 7 (8.75%) JNCIP
7 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.50%) MCSA
8 6 (7.50%) MCSD
8 6 (7.50%) MCSE
8 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (6.25%) JNCIS
10 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.75%) CCDP
12 2 (2.50%) CCDA
12 2 (2.50%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) GLP
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.75%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.50%) vCloud
3 2 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (8.75%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.25%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 59 (73.75%) Cisco
2 24 (30.00%) Juniper
3 22 (27.50%) CheckPoint
4 15 (18.75%) F5
5 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
7 10 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 8 (10.00%) Nokia
9 7 (8.75%) Blue Coat
10 4 (5.00%) Adobe
10 4 (5.00%) Apple
10 4 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (3.75%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.75%) Tektronix
11 3 (3.75%) VMware
12 2 (2.50%) Huawei
12 2 (2.50%) Nortel
13 1 (1.25%) NetScout
13 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.25%) Tandberg
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