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 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 107 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 1.75% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 8.13% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 10
Median daily rate £400 £388 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £208 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +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
455 541 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.75% 21.51% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 283 246
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 23
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 September 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 25 September 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
Slough +1 3 - -
Bracknell -2 3 £350 -
Reading -1 2 £268 -35.34%
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 40 (76.92%) Cisco
2 32 (61.54%) OSPF
3 24 (46.15%) MPLS
3 24 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (44.23%) VPN
4 23 (44.23%) Firewall
5 22 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
7 19 (36.54%) CCNP
8 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
8 18 (34.62%) WAN
8 18 (34.62%) EIGRP
9 17 (32.69%) IPsec
10 16 (30.77%) F5
10 16 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
11 15 (28.85%) Juniper
12 14 (26.92%) DNS
12 14 (26.92%) LAN
13 13 (25.00%) HTTP
14 12 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
15 11 (21.15%) RIP
16 10 (19.23%) CCIE
16 10 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 10 (19.23%) Fortinet
16 10 (19.23%) BIG-IP
17 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
17 9 (17.31%) SNMP
17 9 (17.31%) Ethernet

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 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (61.54%) OSPF
2 24 (46.15%) MPLS
3 23 (44.23%) Firewall
3 23 (44.23%) VPN
4 22 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (34.62%) EIGRP
5 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
5 18 (34.62%) WAN
6 17 (32.69%) IPsec
7 16 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (26.92%) DNS
8 14 (26.92%) LAN
9 13 (25.00%) HTTP
10 12 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (21.15%) RIP
12 10 (19.23%) BIG-IP
12 10 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (17.31%) Ethernet
13 9 (17.31%) SNMP
13 9 (17.31%) Wireless
General
1 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Billing
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) IP Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) IP Security Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Design Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IP Design Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) CSS
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Digital TV
4 2 (3.85%) IPTV
4 2 (3.85%) MPEG
4 2 (3.85%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Eurex
5 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (1.92%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
2 6 (11.54%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (11.54%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 6 (11.54%) High Availability
2 6 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (11.54%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (9.62%) Network Design
3 5 (9.62%) Presales
3 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 4 (7.69%) Validation
4 4 (7.69%) Workflow
5 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Video Content Ingestion
6 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) C
2 4 (7.69%) C#
2 4 (7.69%) C++
2 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.69%) VB
2 4 (7.69%) VBScript
3 2 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (36.54%) CCNP
3 10 (19.23%) CCIE
4 7 (13.46%) CCNA
5 6 (11.54%) CCSA
5 6 (11.54%) CCSE
5 6 (11.54%) CISSP
6 4 (7.69%) Degree
6 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.77%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.85%) CCDA
8 2 (3.85%) CCDP
8 2 (3.85%) CCIP
8 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.85%) PMP
8 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) MCSA
9 1 (1.92%) MCSE
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.54%) ProxySG
3 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) Cisco
2 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
3 16 (30.77%) F5
4 15 (28.85%) Juniper
5 10 (19.23%) Fortinet
6 8 (15.38%) Nokia
7 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.54%) Blue Coat
9 5 (9.62%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
11 3 (5.77%) VMware
12 2 (3.85%) Adobe
12 2 (3.85%) Apple
12 2 (3.85%) Tandberg
12 2 (3.85%) Tektronix
13 1 (1.92%) Dell
13 1 (1.92%) EMC
13 1 (1.92%) Foundry
13 1 (1.92%) HP
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