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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing BGP 30 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.57% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.47% 6.99% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 16
Median daily rate £329 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
464 544 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.71% 22.52% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 272 311
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £52.38 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +7 10 £300 -31.81% 2
Slough - 3 - - 1
Newbury +4 1 £320 +2.40%
Bracknell +3 1 £338 -
Maidenhead -3 1 £374 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 35 (85.37%) MPLS
3 26 (63.41%) OSPF
4 23 (56.10%) Juniper
5 20 (48.78%) Telecoms
6 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (43.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (41.46%) SNMP
8 15 (36.59%) WAN
8 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
9 14 (34.15%) DNS
9 14 (34.15%) CCNP
10 13 (31.71%) CCNA
10 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
10 13 (31.71%) Firewall
11 12 (29.27%) LAN
12 11 (26.83%) VPN
12 11 (26.83%) SAN
13 10 (24.39%) VMware
13 10 (24.39%) Huawei
14 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
14 9 (21.95%) Ethernet
14 9 (21.95%) F5
15 8 (19.51%) Palo Alto
15 8 (19.51%) CRM
15 8 (19.51%) Broadband
16 7 (17.07%) Internet
16 7 (17.07%) VPLS
17 6 (14.63%) VLAN
17 6 (14.63%) PKI

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 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (85.37%) MPLS
2 26 (63.41%) OSPF
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (41.46%) SNMP
5 15 (36.59%) WAN
6 14 (34.15%) DNS
7 13 (31.71%) Firewall
7 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
8 12 (29.27%) LAN
9 11 (26.83%) SAN
9 11 (26.83%) VPN
10 9 (21.95%) Ethernet
11 8 (19.51%) Broadband
12 7 (17.07%) Internet
12 7 (17.07%) VPLS
13 6 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (14.63%) DSL
13 6 (14.63%) HTTP
13 6 (14.63%) ICMP
13 6 (14.63%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JMeter
General
1 20 (48.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Billing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) IP Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) IP Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Network Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Network Security Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.76%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Deployment Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) PKI
3 3 (7.32%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (7.32%) EMC VNX
3 3 (7.32%) IPTV
3 3 (7.32%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (7.32%) STB
3 3 (7.32%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Android
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) CRM
2 6 (14.63%) Change Management
3 5 (12.20%) Network Management
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.88%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Stress Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (34.15%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) CCNA
4 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) CCIP
5 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) CCIE
6 4 (9.76%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.44%) CCDA
7 1 (2.44%) CCDP
7 1 (2.44%) CCVP
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (7.32%) vCloud
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Nagios
1 3 (7.32%) vRealize
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) Juniper
3 10 (24.39%) Huawei
3 10 (24.39%) VMware
4 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
4 9 (21.95%) F5
5 8 (19.51%) Palo Alto
6 6 (14.63%) EMC
7 5 (12.20%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.88%) Ericsson
9 2 (4.88%) Tandberg
10 1 (2.44%) Aruba
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.44%) Meraki
10 1 (2.44%) Mitel
10 1 (2.44%) Nokia
10 1 (2.44%) Polycom
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