The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / East of England
Rank 118 117 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 1.70% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £209 £388 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.19% +43.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £330 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £413 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 - -
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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
385 352 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.13% 14.93% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 173 198
Median daily rate £325 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 53
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Essex +2 4 £220 -45.00%
Suffolk - 3 £175 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for BGP.

1 21 (100.00%) OSPF
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) F5
5 11 (52.38%) Network Security
5 11 (52.38%) Juniper
5 11 (52.38%) WAN
6 10 (47.62%) LAN
6 10 (47.62%) CCNP
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (42.86%) MPLS
8 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
9 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 6 (28.57%) Wireshark
10 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
10 6 (28.57%) Nessus
10 6 (28.57%) tcpdump
10 6 (28.57%) Network Management
10 6 (28.57%) Splunk
10 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
10 6 (28.57%) LogLogic
10 6 (28.57%) SIEM
10 6 (28.57%) LogRhythm
10 6 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (28.57%) VPN
10 6 (28.57%) CISSP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) OSPF
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) Network Security
3 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (47.62%) LAN
5 9 (42.86%) MPLS
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (28.57%) tcpdump
7 6 (28.57%) VPN
7 6 (28.57%) Wireshark
8 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
8 5 (23.81%) SMTP
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) Internet
9 4 (19.05%) IPsec
9 4 (19.05%) LDAP
9 4 (19.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (28.57%) Information Security
2 6 (28.57%) Network Management
2 6 (28.57%) SIEM
2 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Presales
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.76%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) F5
3 11 (52.38%) Juniper
4 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
5 6 (28.57%) LogLogic
5 6 (28.57%) LogRhythm
5 6 (28.57%) Splunk
6 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
6 5 (23.81%) Tripwire
7 4 (19.05%) Huawei
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) NetApp
9 2 (9.52%) Tellabs
10 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
10 1 (4.76%) HP
10 1 (4.76%) Intel
10 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
10 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
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