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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 84 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing BGP 44 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.78% 1.33% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.57% 5.13% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 9
Median daily rate £400 £381 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +90.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £271 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.31% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £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
581 663 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.52% 25.85% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 280 203
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +22 26 £400 -8.57% 4
Maidenhead -1 2 £400 +26.48% 2
Bracknell -5 2 £500 - 1
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 64 (78.05%) Cisco
2 52 (63.41%) OSPF
3 40 (48.78%) VPN
4 37 (45.12%) MPLS
5 36 (43.90%) TCP/IP
6 32 (39.02%) EIGRP
7 31 (37.80%) Firewall
7 31 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (36.59%) IPsec
9 28 (34.15%) Juniper
9 28 (34.15%) DNS
9 28 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (32.93%) CCNP
10 27 (32.93%) WAN
11 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
12 21 (25.61%) CheckPoint
13 20 (24.39%) HTTP
13 20 (24.39%) LAN
14 18 (21.95%) IPv6
15 17 (20.73%) SNMP
15 17 (20.73%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (19.51%) F5
16 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
16 16 (19.51%) DHCP
17 15 (18.29%) Linux
18 14 (17.07%) Windows
18 14 (17.07%) Wireless
19 13 (15.85%) Internet
20 12 (14.63%) RIP
20 12 (14.63%) Microsoft

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 (1.22%) CMS
1 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (63.41%) OSPF
2 40 (48.78%) VPN
3 37 (45.12%) MPLS
4 36 (43.90%) TCP/IP
5 32 (39.02%) EIGRP
6 31 (37.80%) Firewall
7 30 (36.59%) IPsec
8 28 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (34.15%) DNS
9 27 (32.93%) WAN
10 20 (24.39%) HTTP
10 20 (24.39%) LAN
11 18 (21.95%) IPv6
12 17 (20.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (20.73%) SNMP
13 16 (19.51%) DHCP
14 14 (17.07%) Wireless
15 13 (15.85%) Internet
16 12 (14.63%) RIP
16 12 (14.63%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.98%) Marketing
3 5 (6.10%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Billing
5 2 (2.44%) Finance
5 2 (2.44%) Games
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (46.34%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.07%) IP Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Support Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Network Support
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Designer
7 7 (8.54%) Network Designer
7 7 (8.54%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) IP Network Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) IP Security Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Design Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) IP Designer
9 5 (6.10%) LAN Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) WAN Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) CSS
2 10 (12.20%) .NET
2 10 (12.20%) XML
3 5 (6.10%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) DTV
6 2 (2.44%) IPTV
6 2 (2.44%) MPEG
6 2 (2.44%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.44%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.22%) Eurex
7 1 (1.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Linux
2 14 (17.07%) Windows
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.44%) Unix
7 1 (1.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
2 12 (14.63%) Process Improvement
3 11 (13.41%) High Availability
4 10 (12.20%) Migration
4 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
4 10 (12.20%) Workflow
5 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.98%) Presales
6 7 (8.54%) Network Design
7 6 (7.32%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (7.32%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 6 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (4.88%) Change Management
8 4 (4.88%) Network Planning
9 3 (3.66%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (3.66%) Line Management
9 3 (3.66%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.66%) Validation
10 2 (2.44%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) C
1 10 (12.20%) C#
1 10 (12.20%) C++
1 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
1 10 (12.20%) VB
1 10 (12.20%) VBScript
2 1 (1.22%) Perl
2 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.93%) CCNP
3 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.76%) CCNA
4 8 (9.76%) Degree
4 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.54%) CCIE
5 7 (8.54%) JNCIP
6 6 (7.32%) CCSA
6 6 (7.32%) CCSE
6 6 (7.32%) CISSP
6 6 (7.32%) MCSA
6 6 (7.32%) MCSD
6 6 (7.32%) MCSE
6 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.10%) JNCIS
8 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.44%) CCDA
9 2 (2.44%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) GLP
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.32%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.44%) vCloud
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (7.32%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.22%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 64 (78.05%) Cisco
2 28 (34.15%) Juniper
3 21 (25.61%) CheckPoint
4 16 (19.51%) F5
5 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.54%) Fortinet
7 7 (8.54%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.32%) Blue Coat
8 6 (7.32%) NetScout
9 5 (6.10%) Aruba
9 5 (6.10%) Avaya
9 5 (6.10%) Brocade
9 5 (6.10%) HP
9 5 (6.10%) Nokia
10 3 (3.66%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (3.66%) VMware
11 2 (2.44%) Adobe
11 2 (2.44%) Apple
11 2 (2.44%) Nortel
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