The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 344 323 382
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +59
Contract jobs citing BGP 305 332 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.66% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 4.41% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 209 128
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £475 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.31% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.57% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.66 £32.00 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.76 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
BGP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7814 7525 6422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.61% 15.01% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4812 4262 3548
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 430 370
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in England

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in England

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in England

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in England

BGP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

BGP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

BGP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
London -39 106 £425 +18.05% 44
South East +38 96 £375 -6.25% 22
West Midlands -21 30 £370 +13.84% 3
South West +3 22 £363 -10.49% 3
Yorkshire +12 19 £375 +21.45% 12
North West -29 16 £325 -13.33% 5
East of England +1 9 £300 - 5
East Midlands +10 3 £313 -26.47% 1
North East -40 2 £275 -4.34%
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 England region with a requirement for BGP.

1 497 (88.43%) Cisco
2 392 (69.75%) OSPF
3 356 (63.35%) Cisco Certification
4 312 (55.52%) MPLS
5 294 (52.31%) Firewall
6 268 (47.69%) CCNP
7 267 (47.51%) WAN
8 258 (45.91%) VPN
9 247 (43.95%) Juniper
10 214 (38.08%) LAN
11 209 (37.19%) EIGRP
12 164 (29.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 153 (27.22%) CheckPoint
14 149 (26.51%) TCP/IP
15 139 (24.73%) Cisco ASA
16 138 (24.56%) IPsec
17 133 (23.67%) DNS
18 132 (23.49%) Data Centre
19 130 (23.13%) CCNA
20 127 (22.60%) Security Cleared
21 126 (22.42%) F5
22 113 (20.11%) SC Cleared
23 111 (19.75%) Wireless
24 86 (15.30%) DHCP
25 83 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
26 82 (14.59%) Telecoms
26 82 (14.59%) Migration
27 81 (14.41%) Linux
27 81 (14.41%) Load Balancing
28 80 (14.23%) Network Security

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (1.07%) OpenStack
2 5 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.71%) IIS
3 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.36%) Apache
4 2 (0.36%) Zimbra
5 1 (0.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.18%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.27%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.42%) MS Office
4 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (0.36%) GitHub
3 2 (0.36%) PaaS
3 2 (0.36%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 392 (69.75%) OSPF
2 312 (55.52%) MPLS
3 294 (52.31%) Firewall
4 267 (47.51%) WAN
5 258 (45.91%) VPN
6 214 (38.08%) LAN
7 209 (37.19%) EIGRP
8 164 (29.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 149 (26.51%) TCP/IP
10 139 (24.73%) Cisco ASA
11 138 (24.56%) IPsec
12 133 (23.67%) DNS
13 111 (19.75%) Wireless
14 86 (15.30%) DHCP
15 83 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
16 80 (14.23%) Network Security
17 79 (14.06%) HSRP
18 77 (13.70%) VLAN
19 72 (12.81%) VoIP
20 62 (11.03%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.25%) MySQL
2 6 (1.07%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.36%) Informix
4 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.18%) Big Data
5 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.18%) DB2
5 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (3.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.07%) JIRA
4 5 (0.89%) git-flow
5 1 (0.18%) Hudson
5 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 82 (14.59%) Telecoms
2 78 (13.88%) Finance
3 25 (4.45%) Marketing
4 20 (3.56%) Banking
5 12 (2.14%) Retail
6 11 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.78%) Electronics
7 10 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.42%) Back Office
9 7 (1.25%) Military
10 6 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.89%) Billing
11 5 (0.89%) Games
11 5 (0.89%) Legal
12 4 (0.71%) French Language
12 4 (0.71%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.53%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.53%) German Language
13 3 (0.53%) Publishing
14 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 300 (53.38%) Network Engineer
2 94 (16.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 77 (13.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 70 (12.46%) Designer
5 62 (11.03%) Network Designer
6 53 (9.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 43 (7.65%) Support Engineer
8 36 (6.41%) Security Engineer
9 33 (5.87%) Architect
9 33 (5.87%) Network Support
10 30 (5.34%) Design Engineer
11 28 (4.98%) Network Architect
11 28 (4.98%) Network Security Engineer
12 27 (4.80%) Network Support Engineer
13 26 (4.63%) Consultant
14 24 (4.27%) IP Engineer
15 23 (4.09%) Analyst
16 22 (3.91%) Firewall Engineer
16 22 (3.91%) Network Consultant
16 22 (3.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.94%) 802.1X
2 19 (3.38%) CSS
3 14 (2.49%) XML
4 11 (1.96%) .NET
5 9 (1.60%) Web Services
6 4 (0.71%) OCX
7 3 (0.53%) Middleware
8 2 (0.36%) boto
8 2 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.36%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.36%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.18%) LAMP
9 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.18%) RFC 2547
9 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (23.49%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 25 (4.45%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.02%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.14%) MPEG
8 11 (1.96%) PKI
9 9 (1.60%) iSeries
10 8 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.42%) e-Health
11 7 (1.25%) Streaming Media
11 7 (1.25%) User Experience
12 6 (1.07%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.89%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.89%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.71%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.71%) Statistics
14 4 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (14.41%) Linux
2 68 (12.10%) Windows
3 37 (6.58%) Windows Server
4 34 (6.05%) Unix
5 16 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.71%) CatOS
8 3 (0.53%) AIX
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (14.59%) Migration
2 81 (14.41%) Load Balancing
3 74 (13.17%) Network Design
4 67 (11.92%) ITIL
5 40 (7.12%) High Availability
6 37 (6.58%) Network Architecture
7 33 (5.87%) Change Management
8 28 (4.98%) Change Control
9 26 (4.63%) Network Management
9 26 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
10 24 (4.27%) Project Management
11 21 (3.74%) Mentoring
12 19 (3.38%) DDoS Mitigation
13 18 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (2.85%) Configuration Management
14 16 (2.85%) Problem Management
15 13 (2.31%) Network Planning
15 13 (2.31%) Service Delivery
16 12 (2.14%) Presales
16 12 (2.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.56%) Python
2 17 (3.02%) Perl
3 15 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 14 (2.49%) C
5 11 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 11 (1.96%) C#
5 11 (1.96%) C++
5 11 (1.96%) VB
5 11 (1.96%) VBScript
6 10 (1.78%) Lisp
7 8 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.07%) SQL
9 4 (0.71%) Tcl
10 3 (0.53%) Java
11 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.18%) Korn
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 356 (63.35%) Cisco Certification
2 268 (47.69%) CCNP
3 130 (23.13%) CCNA
4 127 (22.60%) Security Cleared
5 113 (20.11%) SC Cleared
6 76 (13.52%) CCIE
7 47 (8.36%) Degree
8 40 (7.12%) JNCIS
9 36 (6.41%) DV Cleared
10 33 (5.87%) CCDP
11 32 (5.69%) JNCIP
12 30 (5.34%) JNCIA
13 18 (3.20%) CCSE
14 13 (2.31%) CISSP
15 12 (2.14%) CCSA
16 9 (1.60%) JNCIE
17 8 (1.42%) MCSE
17 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
18 6 (1.07%) MCSA
18 6 (1.07%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.56%) SLA
2 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.53%) QA
4 2 (0.36%) GLP
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.60%) ProxySG
5 9 (1.60%) Snort
6 5 (0.89%) Docker
6 5 (0.89%) NFS
7 4 (0.71%) Firmware
8 3 (0.53%) vCloud
8 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.53%) vSphere
9 2 (0.36%) iptables
9 2 (0.36%) Squid
10 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (7.83%) Cisco Prime
2 34 (6.05%) FortiGate
3 22 (3.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (2.14%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (1.96%) Nagios
6 10 (1.78%) OpenView
7 9 (1.60%) OPNET
7 9 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.42%) Cacti
9 7 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.25%) Puppet
10 6 (1.07%) Proventia
10 6 (1.07%) WhatsUp Gold
11 5 (0.89%) CFEngine
11 5 (0.89%) logstash
11 5 (0.89%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.71%) SmokePing
13 3 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
13 3 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 497 (88.43%) Cisco
2 247 (43.95%) Juniper
3 153 (27.22%) CheckPoint
4 126 (22.42%) F5
5 63 (11.21%) Palo Alto
6 52 (9.25%) SolarWinds
7 44 (7.83%) Fortinet
8 43 (7.65%) VMware
9 40 (7.12%) Microsoft
10 28 (4.98%) Aruba
11 27 (4.80%) BT
12 26 (4.63%) HP
13 25 (4.45%) Riverbed
14 24 (4.27%) Nokia
15 23 (4.09%) Blue Coat
16 21 (3.74%) Sourcefire
17 17 (3.02%) Huawei
18 16 (2.85%) Red Hat
19 15 (2.67%) IBM
20 12 (2.14%) SAP
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Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
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