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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 117 123 136
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing BGP 13 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 2.72% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £450 £430 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £211 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +36.65%
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
459 441 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.65% 15.58% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 193 283
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 66 76
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £51.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Bedfordshire - 8 £525 - 3
Hertfordshire +2 5 £400 -33.33% 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 21 (87.50%) OSPF
3 17 (70.83%) Firewall
4 15 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (58.33%) LAN
6 13 (54.17%) WAN
6 13 (54.17%) F5
7 12 (50.00%) Network Security
7 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (45.83%) CCNP
8 11 (45.83%) Juniper
8 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
8 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 8 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 7 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (29.17%) Fortinet
11 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (25.00%) Nessus
12 6 (25.00%) Wireshark
12 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
12 6 (25.00%) LogRhythm
12 6 (25.00%) tcpdump
12 6 (25.00%) Network Management
12 6 (25.00%) Splunk
12 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
12 6 (25.00%) LogLogic
12 6 (25.00%) SIEM

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 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) OSPF
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (58.33%) LAN
5 13 (54.17%) WAN
6 12 (50.00%) Network Security
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 8 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 7 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (25.00%) tcpdump
11 6 (25.00%) VPN
11 6 (25.00%) Wireshark
12 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (20.83%) VLAN
13 4 (16.67%) MPLS
13 4 (16.67%) Wireless
14 3 (12.50%) FCoE
14 3 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security
3 6 (25.00%) Network Management
3 6 (25.00%) SIEM
3 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Network Design
5 2 (8.33%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) Server Hardening
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Internal Audit
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 6 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.33%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) iptables
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) F5
3 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
3 11 (45.83%) Juniper
4 7 (29.17%) Fortinet
5 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
5 6 (25.00%) LogLogic
5 6 (25.00%) LogRhythm
5 6 (25.00%) Splunk
6 5 (20.83%) Tripwire
7 3 (12.50%) Aruba
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (8.33%) Brocade
8 2 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.17%) Citrix
9 1 (4.17%) HP
9 1 (4.17%) Huawei
9 1 (4.17%) Intel