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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 62 65
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.96% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -
BGP
South West

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
142 101 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.36% 11.43% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 57 46
Median daily rate £370 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Median hourly rate £9.00 £25.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.21% +56.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 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 Bristol region with a requirement for BGP.

1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) FWSM
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds