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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK / England
Rank 379 371 272
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -99
Contract jobs citing BGP 188 254 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.53% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 3.69% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 155 236
Median daily rate £360 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £356
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
6137 6876 7139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 14.46% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3840 4134 3985
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 298 425
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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
London -5 79 £425 +6.25% 29
South East +1 55 £320 -8.57% 21
West Midlands +20 20 £313 - 3
North West +34 13 £320 -37.56% 5
Yorkshire +13 8 £323 +5.65% 2
East of England +8 7 £220 -39.31% 4
South West -14 5 £370 +2.06% 2
East Midlands +1 1 £265 -11.66%
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 England region with a requirement for BGP.

1 346 (86.93%) Cisco
2 309 (77.64%) OSPF
3 244 (61.31%) Cisco Certification
4 226 (56.78%) Firewall
5 187 (46.98%) CCNP
6 186 (46.73%) MPLS
7 181 (45.48%) Juniper
8 175 (43.97%) WAN
9 145 (36.43%) LAN
10 134 (33.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 132 (33.17%) VPN
12 116 (29.15%) Cisco ASA
13 115 (28.89%) TCP/IP
14 111 (27.89%) F5
15 108 (27.14%) Data Centre
16 107 (26.88%) EIGRP
16 107 (26.88%) CheckPoint
17 103 (25.88%) CCNA
18 87 (21.86%) DNS
19 84 (21.11%) Wireless
20 81 (20.35%) Network Security
21 74 (18.59%) IPsec
22 65 (16.33%) VLAN
23 63 (15.83%) Security Cleared
24 60 (15.08%) Palo Alto
25 58 (14.57%) Telecoms
26 56 (14.07%) CCIE
27 55 (13.82%) Cisco IOS
28 54 (13.57%) Finance
29 53 (13.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 7 (1.76%) nginx
2 5 (1.26%) Apache
2 5 (1.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.50%) IIS
4 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.25%) SAS
5 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.51%) Office 365
4 3 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 309 (77.64%) OSPF
2 226 (56.78%) Firewall
3 186 (46.73%) MPLS
4 175 (43.97%) WAN
5 145 (36.43%) LAN
6 134 (33.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 132 (33.17%) VPN
8 116 (29.15%) Cisco ASA
9 115 (28.89%) TCP/IP
10 107 (26.88%) EIGRP
11 87 (21.86%) DNS
12 84 (21.11%) Wireless
13 81 (20.35%) Network Security
14 74 (18.59%) IPsec
15 65 (16.33%) VLAN
16 55 (13.82%) Cisco IOS
17 53 (13.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 49 (12.31%) HSRP
19 45 (11.31%) DHCP
19 45 (11.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.01%) JIRA
2 3 (0.75%) JMeter
2 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) JUnit
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (14.57%) Telecoms
2 54 (13.57%) Finance
3 17 (4.27%) Banking
4 7 (1.76%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.76%) Retail
5 5 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.26%) Marketing
6 4 (1.01%) Military
7 3 (0.75%) Electronics
7 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.50%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 215 (54.02%) Network Engineer
2 64 (16.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 58 (14.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 36 (9.05%) Architect
5 27 (6.78%) Analyst
6 25 (6.28%) Senior Network Engineer
7 24 (6.03%) Network Architect
7 24 (6.03%) Security Engineer
8 22 (5.53%) Network Analyst
9 21 (5.28%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (5.03%) Consultant
10 20 (5.03%) Network Support
11 19 (4.77%) Support Engineer
12 16 (4.02%) Juniper Engineer
12 16 (4.02%) Network Support Engineer
13 14 (3.52%) Designer
14 13 (3.27%) IP Engineer
14 13 (3.27%) IP Network Engineer
14 13 (3.27%) Network Designer
15 12 (3.02%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.04%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.51%) Middleware
2 6 (1.51%) POSIX
3 5 (1.26%) XMPP
4 4 (1.01%) Web Services
5 2 (0.50%) RESTful
5 2 (0.50%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.25%) .NET
6 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.25%) CGI
6 1 (0.25%) Core Data
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) jQuery
6 1 (0.25%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) Kafka
6 1 (0.25%) OpenDaylight
6 1 (0.25%) REST
6 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (27.14%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.27%) PKI
4 9 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.26%) IPTV
7 5 (1.26%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (1.26%) RSA SecurID
7 5 (1.26%) STB
7 5 (1.26%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.01%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.01%) Social Network
8 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.75%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.75%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (0.75%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.30%) Windows
2 36 (9.05%) Unix
3 35 (8.79%) Linux
4 7 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.75%) Android
6 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (11.06%) Network Design
1 44 (11.06%) Network Management
2 42 (10.55%) ITIL
3 40 (10.05%) Load Balancing
4 37 (9.30%) Migration
5 29 (7.29%) Change Management
6 20 (5.03%) Mentoring
7 19 (4.77%) Network Architecture
7 19 (4.77%) Project Management
8 15 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (3.52%) High Availability
10 13 (3.27%) Low Latency
10 13 (3.27%) Open Source
11 12 (3.02%) Change Control
11 12 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (2.76%) Service Delivery
12 11 (2.76%) Service Management
13 9 (2.26%) Configuration Management
13 9 (2.26%) CRM
13 9 (2.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.77%) Python
2 12 (3.02%) C
3 10 (2.51%) Java
4 8 (2.01%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.26%) Perl
6 4 (1.01%) PHP
7 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.50%) Lisp
8 2 (0.50%) SQL
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.25%) C#
9 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 244 (61.31%) Cisco Certification
2 187 (46.98%) CCNP
3 103 (25.88%) CCNA
4 63 (15.83%) Security Cleared
5 56 (14.07%) CCIE
6 52 (13.07%) SC Cleared
7 23 (5.78%) JNCIA
7 23 (5.78%) JNCIS
8 19 (4.77%) CCDP
9 18 (4.52%) Degree
10 9 (2.26%) CCIP
11 8 (2.01%) JNCIE
12 7 (1.76%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.51%) CCDA
13 6 (1.51%) CCSA
13 6 (1.51%) CISSP
13 6 (1.51%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.01%) CCSE
15 4 (1.01%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.77%) SLA
2 7 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.75%) COBIT
4 3 (0.75%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.51%) Firmware
3 6 (1.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.51%) vCloud
3 6 (1.51%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.26%) KVM
5 4 (1.01%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.75%) BIND 9
6 3 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (0.75%) vSphere
7 2 (0.50%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.50%) NFS
7 2 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.50%) XenServer
8 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.25%) Docker
8 1 (0.25%) etcd
Systems Management
1 26 (6.53%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (2.76%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.01%) Nagios
4 7 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.76%) Graphite
5 6 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.51%) Puppet
6 5 (1.26%) Cacti
6 5 (1.26%) OpenView
7 4 (1.01%) OPNET
8 3 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.75%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (0.75%) vRealize
9 2 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.50%) Endace
9 2 (0.50%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.50%) Nessus
9 2 (0.50%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 346 (86.93%) Cisco
2 181 (45.48%) Juniper
3 111 (27.89%) F5
4 107 (26.88%) CheckPoint
5 60 (15.08%) Palo Alto
6 41 (10.30%) VMware
7 32 (8.04%) Fortinet
8 31 (7.79%) HP
8 31 (7.79%) SolarWinds
9 25 (6.28%) Blue Coat
10 24 (6.03%) Microsoft
11 23 (5.78%) Aruba
12 21 (5.28%) Arista
13 19 (4.77%) Huawei
14 15 (3.77%) Citrix
14 15 (3.77%) Riverbed
15 11 (2.76%) Meraki
16 10 (2.51%) Infoblox
16 10 (2.51%) Nokia
17 9 (2.26%) Brocade
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