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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 89 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing BGP 31 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.40% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.73% 5.90% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 6
Median daily rate £375 £340 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £208 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £424 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 - £40.00
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
541 610 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.50% 23.74% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 274 203
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £494 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 15
Median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £14.08 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.06 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 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 24 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 +12 18 £423 +2.23% 3
Slough +6 5 - -
Bracknell -9 2 £344 -
Wokingham -9 1 £288 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 55 (72.37%) Cisco
2 44 (57.89%) OSPF
3 39 (51.32%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (47.37%) MPLS
5 35 (46.05%) VPN
6 32 (42.11%) IPsec
6 32 (42.11%) EIGRP
6 32 (42.11%) CCNP
7 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
8 27 (35.53%) DNS
8 27 (35.53%) Firewall
9 26 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (28.95%) WAN
11 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
12 20 (26.32%) Juniper
12 20 (26.32%) HTTP
13 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
14 18 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
15 16 (21.05%) DHCP
16 14 (18.42%) Linux
16 14 (18.42%) F5
17 13 (17.11%) Windows
17 13 (17.11%) LAN
17 13 (17.11%) CSS
17 13 (17.11%) RIP
17 13 (17.11%) CCIE
17 13 (17.11%) VRRP
17 13 (17.11%) Wireless
17 13 (17.11%) Data Centre

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 2 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.89%) OSPF
2 36 (47.37%) MPLS
3 35 (46.05%) VPN
4 32 (42.11%) EIGRP
4 32 (42.11%) IPsec
5 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
6 27 (35.53%) DNS
6 27 (35.53%) Firewall
7 26 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (28.95%) WAN
9 20 (26.32%) HTTP
10 18 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (21.05%) DHCP
12 13 (17.11%) LAN
12 13 (17.11%) RIP
12 13 (17.11%) VRRP
12 13 (17.11%) Wireless
13 12 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (15.79%) HSRP
13 12 (15.79%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.84%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Billing
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) IP Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Designer
5 7 (9.21%) IP Security Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Network Designer
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) IP Designer
8 4 (5.26%) Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Network Support
8 4 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) IP Network Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) CSS
2 10 (13.16%) .NET
2 10 (13.16%) XML
3 2 (2.63%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.79%) Public Cloud
3 8 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.63%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.63%) IPTV
7 2 (2.63%) MPEG
7 2 (2.63%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.63%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.32%) Eurex
8 1 (1.32%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.32%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) Windows
3 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.95%) Unix
6 1 (1.32%) CentOS
6 1 (1.32%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 12 (15.79%) Process Improvement
3 11 (14.47%) Presales
4 10 (13.16%) Software Testing
4 10 (13.16%) Workflow
5 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.53%) Migration
7 7 (9.21%) DDoS Mitigation
7 7 (9.21%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 7 (9.21%) High Availability
7 7 (9.21%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (9.21%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 6 (7.89%) Network Design
9 5 (6.58%) Project Management
10 4 (5.26%) Network Planning
10 4 (5.26%) Validation
11 3 (3.95%) Business Process Improvement
11 3 (3.95%) Capacity Management
11 3 (3.95%) Quality Management
11 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) C
1 10 (13.16%) C#
1 10 (13.16%) C++
1 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
1 10 (13.16%) VB
1 10 (13.16%) VBScript
2 3 (3.95%) Perl
3 2 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) PHP
4 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (51.32%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (42.11%) CCNP
3 13 (17.11%) CCIE
4 11 (14.47%) CCNA
5 10 (13.16%) Degree
5 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.21%) CCSA
6 7 (9.21%) CCSE
6 7 (9.21%) CISSP
6 7 (9.21%) JNCIP
6 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.89%) MCSA
7 6 (7.89%) MCSD
7 6 (7.89%) MCSE
7 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.26%) CCDP
8 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.26%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.95%) CCIP
10 2 (2.63%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) GLP
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.21%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.63%) vCloud
3 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (9.21%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.32%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Cisco
2 20 (26.32%) Juniper
3 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (18.42%) F5
5 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 10 (13.16%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.53%) Nokia
8 7 (9.21%) Blue Coat
9 5 (6.58%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (3.95%) VMware
11 2 (2.63%) Adobe
11 2 (2.63%) Apple
11 2 (2.63%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.63%) Tandberg
11 2 (2.63%) Tektronix
12 1 (1.32%) Foundry
12 1 (1.32%) Huawei
12 1 (1.32%) NetScout
12 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds