The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 36 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.72% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 2.94% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
BGP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.70% 10.12% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 34
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £172 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for BGP.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed