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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 80 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing BGP 29 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 1.50% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.95% 6.51% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 17
Median daily rate £387 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £366
% change year-on-year
-11.72% -1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
417 584 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.26% 23.12% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 299 332
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 £225 £253 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £27.40 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +5 7 £310 -14.48% 2
Slough - 5 £450 -
Bracknell +2 3 £338 - 1
Newbury -1 2 £320 +2.40%
Maidenhead -1 1 £374 -
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 46 (90.20%) Cisco
2 41 (80.39%) MPLS
3 31 (60.78%) OSPF
4 25 (49.02%) Telecoms
5 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (47.06%) Juniper
6 20 (39.22%) CCNP
6 20 (39.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (37.25%) SNMP
8 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
9 17 (33.33%) CCNA
9 17 (33.33%) Firewall
10 16 (31.37%) WAN
10 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
11 15 (29.41%) DNS
12 14 (27.45%) VPN
13 13 (25.49%) LAN
14 12 (23.53%) Ethernet
14 12 (23.53%) SAN
14 12 (23.53%) Huawei
15 11 (21.57%) VMware
16 10 (19.61%) Internet
17 9 (17.65%) VPLS
17 9 (17.65%) Broadband
18 8 (15.69%) CRM
18 8 (15.69%) CheckPoint
18 8 (15.69%) DSL
18 8 (15.69%) CCIP
18 8 (15.69%) VLAN
18 8 (15.69%) xDSL

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 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (80.39%) MPLS
2 31 (60.78%) OSPF
3 20 (39.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (37.25%) SNMP
5 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 17 (33.33%) Firewall
7 16 (31.37%) WAN
8 15 (29.41%) DNS
9 14 (27.45%) VPN
10 13 (25.49%) LAN
11 12 (23.53%) Ethernet
11 12 (23.53%) SAN
12 10 (19.61%) Internet
13 9 (17.65%) Broadband
13 9 (17.65%) VPLS
14 8 (15.69%) DSL
14 8 (15.69%) VLAN
14 8 (15.69%) xDSL
15 7 (13.73%) HTTP
15 7 (13.73%) ICMP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JMeter
General
1 25 (49.02%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) IP Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Architect
3 9 (17.65%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Network Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Network Security Architect
4 4 (7.84%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Security Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Network Support
6 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) JMS
3 1 (1.96%) REST
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) PKI
3 4 (7.84%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (7.84%) EMC VNX
3 4 (7.84%) IPTV
3 4 (7.84%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (7.84%) STB
3 4 (7.84%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) PMI
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Android
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) CRM
2 7 (13.73%) Change Management
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Network Management
5 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (3.92%) BCP
7 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.92%) Data Security
7 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.92%) High Availability
7 2 (3.92%) Presales
7 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.92%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C
1 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (39.22%) CCNP
3 17 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (15.69%) CCIP
5 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) CCIE
6 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.80%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.92%) BC Cleared
8 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.92%) CCDA
8 2 (3.92%) CCDP
9 1 (1.96%) CCVP
9 1 (1.96%) Degree
9 1 (1.96%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 4 (7.84%) vCloud
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) vRealize
2 3 (5.88%) Nagios
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.96%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (1.96%) Netcool
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) Cisco
2 24 (47.06%) Juniper
3 12 (23.53%) Huawei
4 11 (21.57%) VMware
5 8 (15.69%) CheckPoint
5 8 (15.69%) F5
6 7 (13.73%) Palo Alto
7 6 (11.76%) EMC
7 6 (11.76%) HP
8 4 (7.84%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.88%) Citrix
9 3 (5.88%) Ericsson
10 2 (3.92%) Genesys
10 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.92%) Tandberg
11 1 (1.96%) Aruba
11 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.96%) Meraki
11 1 (1.96%) Nokia
11 1 (1.96%) Polycom