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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 110 143 140
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Contract jobs citing BGP 21 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.84% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.53% 1.17% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 7
Median daily rate £400 £600 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £630 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
BGP
England

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
464 515 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.49% 16.50% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 242 248
Median daily rate £375 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 72 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.53 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.21% -15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.52 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 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
Hertfordshire +14 10 £363 -39.58%
Bedfordshire - 10 £525 -
Cambridgeshire +18 1 £550 +115.68%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for BGP.

1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
1 27 (90.00%) OSPF
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (50.00%) CCNP
4 15 (50.00%) LAN
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (46.67%) WAN
6 13 (43.33%) Network Security
6 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 12 (40.00%) F5
8 11 (36.67%) VLAN
9 10 (33.33%) Juniper
10 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
10 9 (30.00%) Linux
10 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
11 8 (26.67%) VPN
11 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
12 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
12 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
12 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree
13 6 (20.00%) LogRhythm
13 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 6 (20.00%) Nessus
13 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
13 6 (20.00%) tcpdump
13 6 (20.00%) Network Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) OSPF
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (50.00%) LAN
4 14 (46.67%) WAN
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (43.33%) Network Security
6 11 (36.67%) VLAN
7 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (26.67%) VPN
9 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
10 6 (20.00%) tcpdump
10 6 (20.00%) Wireless
11 5 (16.67%) Multicast
12 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (13.33%) MPLS
12 4 (13.33%) SNMP
12 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Security Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Network Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Network Integration Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) MPEG
3 1 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Information Security
3 6 (20.00%) Network Management
3 6 (20.00%) SIEM
3 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Presales
6 2 (6.67%) Server Hardening
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Internal Audit
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (20.00%) CISSP
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCENT
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 2 (6.67%) iptables
2 2 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (40.00%) F5
3 10 (33.33%) Juniper
4 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
5 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 6 (20.00%) LogLogic
5 6 (20.00%) LogRhythm
5 6 (20.00%) Splunk
6 5 (16.67%) Tripwire
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
8 3 (10.00%) Aruba
9 2 (6.67%) Brocade
9 2 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (6.67%) Meraki
9 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.33%) HP
10 1 (3.33%) Intel
10 1 (3.33%) Progress
10 1 (3.33%) Riverbed