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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 117 111 139
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.85% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 5.79% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
Median daily rate £350 £388 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +43.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £245 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £448 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
384 380 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.75% 14.73% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 196 290
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 38
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Essex +8 6 £285 -6.55% 1
Hertfordshire -6 2 £430 +126.31% 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 25 (92.59%) OSPF
2 23 (85.19%) Cisco
3 19 (70.37%) Firewall
4 16 (59.26%) WAN
5 15 (55.56%) LAN
6 14 (51.85%) Network Security
6 14 (51.85%) F5
6 14 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (37.04%) Juniper
9 10 (37.04%) CCNP
9 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
10 9 (33.33%) MPLS
10 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 9 (33.33%) VPN
11 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
11 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
12 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
12 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (25.93%) SMTP
13 6 (22.22%) FTP
13 6 (22.22%) DNS
13 6 (22.22%) IPsec
13 6 (22.22%) CISSP
13 6 (22.22%) Internet
13 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (22.22%) Information Security
13 6 (22.22%) Nessus

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 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) OSPF
2 19 (70.37%) Firewall
3 16 (59.26%) WAN
4 15 (55.56%) LAN
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (51.85%) Network Security
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
8 9 (33.33%) MPLS
8 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 9 (33.33%) VPN
9 7 (25.93%) SMTP
10 6 (22.22%) DNS
10 6 (22.22%) FTP
10 6 (22.22%) Internet
10 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (22.22%) IPsec
10 6 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (22.22%) tcpdump
10 6 (22.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Security Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
2 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Network Management
3 6 (22.22%) SIEM
3 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Server Hardening
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (7.41%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Firmware
2 2 (7.41%) iptables
2 2 (7.41%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.70%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) F5
3 10 (37.04%) Juniper
4 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
6 6 (22.22%) ArcSight
6 6 (22.22%) LogLogic
6 6 (22.22%) LogRhythm
6 6 (22.22%) Splunk
7 5 (18.52%) Tripwire
8 4 (14.81%) VMware
9 2 (7.41%) HP
9 2 (7.41%) Huawei
9 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.70%) Citrix
10 1 (3.70%) Clearswift
10 1 (3.70%) Intel
10 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
10 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.70%) NetApp