The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
South West / Bristol
Rank 68 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.34% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 2.31% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £358 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £383 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £443 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 130 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.96% 14.76% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 96 63
Median daily rate £356 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.79% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.50 £8.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the Bristol region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Bristol region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for BGP.

1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) FWSM
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) IronPort
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) FWSM
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) PPP
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Telephony Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Resilience Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) IronPort
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft