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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 342 321 356
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +35
Contract jobs citing BGP 306 343 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.66% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 4.66% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 206 150
Median daily rate £375 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Median hourly rate £46.92 £47.83 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +19.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £47.83 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £141.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +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
8058 7360 6929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.18% 14.23% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 4283 3738
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 459 407
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 -42 123 £425 - 36
South East -5 67 £365 -2.66% 22
West Midlands -1 37 £344 +9.12% 4
South West +6 31 £363 -23.68% 2
Yorkshire +10 20 £400 +16.78% 2
East of England +21 14 £400 +50.94% 4
North East -34 7 £350 +24.11%
North West -28 6 - - 6
East Midlands +4 2 £350 -3.44% 1
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 492 (84.39%) Cisco
2 409 (70.15%) OSPF
3 360 (61.75%) Cisco Certification
4 324 (55.57%) Firewall
5 288 (49.40%) MPLS
6 283 (48.54%) CCNP
7 269 (46.14%) VPN
8 257 (44.08%) WAN
9 236 (40.48%) Juniper
10 201 (34.48%) LAN
11 191 (32.76%) EIGRP
12 181 (31.05%) CheckPoint
13 164 (28.13%) Data Centre
14 163 (27.96%) Cisco Nexus
14 163 (27.96%) TCP/IP
15 161 (27.62%) Cisco ASA
16 146 (25.04%) IPsec
17 139 (23.84%) Security Cleared
17 139 (23.84%) F5
18 130 (22.30%) CCNA
19 124 (21.27%) SC Cleared
20 123 (21.10%) DNS
20 123 (21.10%) Wireless
21 96 (16.47%) Load Balancing
21 96 (16.47%) HSRP
22 95 (16.30%) Network Security
23 86 (14.75%) VLAN
24 85 (14.58%) VoIP
25 82 (14.07%) Windows
26 80 (13.72%) DHCP

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 11 (1.89%) OpenStack
2 8 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.20%) Apache
4 4 (0.69%) Confluence
4 4 (0.69%) IIS
4 4 (0.69%) JBoss
4 4 (0.69%) MediaWiki
4 4 (0.69%) nginx
5 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.51%) Zimbra
6 2 (0.34%) CMS
6 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.32%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.06%) MS Office
4 6 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.51%) PaaS
4 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.34%) AWS OpsWorks
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 409 (70.15%) OSPF
2 324 (55.57%) Firewall
3 288 (49.40%) MPLS
4 269 (46.14%) VPN
5 257 (44.08%) WAN
6 201 (34.48%) LAN
7 191 (32.76%) EIGRP
8 163 (27.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 163 (27.96%) TCP/IP
9 161 (27.62%) Cisco ASA
10 146 (25.04%) IPsec
11 123 (21.10%) DNS
11 123 (21.10%) Wireless
12 96 (16.47%) HSRP
13 95 (16.30%) Network Security
14 86 (14.75%) VLAN
15 85 (14.58%) VoIP
16 80 (13.72%) DHCP
17 73 (12.52%) Cisco IOS
18 66 (11.32%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.06%) MySQL
2 11 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.34%) Informix
5 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.17%) DB2
6 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.40%) JIRA
4 11 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.03%) git-flow
6 5 (0.86%) Hudson
6 5 (0.86%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 75 (12.86%) Finance
2 66 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.43%) Marketing
4 11 (1.89%) Banking
4 11 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.72%) Retail
6 9 (1.54%) Electronics
6 9 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.03%) Military
8 4 (0.69%) Back Office
8 4 (0.69%) Billing
8 4 (0.69%) French Language
8 4 (0.69%) Games
8 4 (0.69%) German Language
8 4 (0.69%) Publishing
9 3 (0.51%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.51%) Legal
9 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 312 (53.52%) Network Engineer
2 86 (14.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 79 (13.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 61 (10.46%) Designer
5 56 (9.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 54 (9.26%) Network Designer
7 45 (7.72%) Security Engineer
8 37 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 32 (5.49%) Support Engineer
10 29 (4.97%) Analyst
11 28 (4.80%) Architect
11 28 (4.80%) Firewall Engineer
12 27 (4.63%) Design Engineer
13 26 (4.46%) Consultant
14 24 (4.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 22 (3.77%) Network Design Engineer
16 21 (3.60%) Network Consultant
17 20 (3.43%) Network Analyst
18 19 (3.26%) Network Architect
18 19 (3.26%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.89%) 802.1X
2 32 (5.49%) CSS
3 13 (2.23%) XML
4 11 (1.89%) .NET
5 8 (1.37%) Web Services
6 6 (1.03%) Middleware
7 4 (0.69%) OCX
8 3 (0.51%) LAMP
9 2 (0.34%) boto
9 2 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.34%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.34%) Rendezvous
9 2 (0.34%) RESTful
9 2 (0.34%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.17%) REST
10 1 (0.17%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 164 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 44 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.74%) Public Cloud
5 15 (2.57%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.40%) User Experience
7 12 (2.06%) MPEG
7 12 (2.06%) PKI
8 11 (1.89%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.72%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.54%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.20%) Clustering
11 7 (1.20%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.20%) Streaming Media
11 7 (1.20%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.03%) CESG
13 5 (0.86%) Fintech
13 5 (0.86%) Streaming Video
13 5 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (14.07%) Windows
2 76 (13.04%) Linux
3 50 (8.58%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.12%) Unix
5 17 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.57%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.20%) CentOS
8 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.69%) AIX
9 4 (0.69%) Debian
10 3 (0.51%) Solaris
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (16.47%) Load Balancing
2 79 (13.55%) ITIL
3 72 (12.35%) Migration
3 72 (12.35%) Network Design
4 43 (7.38%) High Availability
5 42 (7.20%) Change Control
6 38 (6.52%) Network Architecture
6 38 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
7 36 (6.17%) Network Management
8 35 (6.00%) Change Management
9 31 (5.32%) Project Management
10 26 (4.46%) Configuration Management
11 25 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
12 23 (3.95%) DDoS Mitigation
13 22 (3.77%) Mentoring
14 19 (3.26%) ITIL V3
15 18 (3.09%) Network Planning
16 16 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
17 15 (2.57%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.09%) Perl
2 17 (2.92%) Python
3 15 (2.57%) Bash Shell
3 15 (2.57%) C
3 15 (2.57%) PowerShell
4 13 (2.23%) Shell Script
4 13 (2.23%) SQL
5 11 (1.89%) C#
5 11 (1.89%) C++
5 11 (1.89%) VB
5 11 (1.89%) VBScript
6 6 (1.03%) Java
7 4 (0.69%) PHP
7 4 (0.69%) Tcl
8 3 (0.51%) Lisp
9 2 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 360 (61.75%) Cisco Certification
2 283 (48.54%) CCNP
3 139 (23.84%) Security Cleared
4 130 (22.30%) CCNA
5 124 (21.27%) SC Cleared
6 78 (13.38%) CCIE
7 49 (8.40%) CCDP
8 41 (7.03%) JNCIP
9 40 (6.86%) Degree
10 33 (5.66%) JNCIA
11 31 (5.32%) DV Cleared
11 31 (5.32%) JNCIS
12 22 (3.77%) CCSE
13 15 (2.57%) CCSA
14 13 (2.23%) JNCIE
15 12 (2.06%) CISSP
16 11 (1.89%) CCDA
17 9 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
19 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.40%) SLA
2 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.51%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) GLP
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 31 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.57%) Hyper-V
3 15 (2.57%) ProxySG
4 9 (1.54%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.37%) Docker
5 8 (1.37%) Firmware
5 8 (1.37%) NFS
6 6 (1.03%) iptables
7 5 (0.86%) Snort
8 4 (0.69%) Postfix
8 4 (0.69%) Samba
8 4 (0.69%) XenServer
9 3 (0.51%) Squid
9 3 (0.51%) vCloud
9 3 (0.51%) vSphere
10 2 (0.34%) KVM
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (6.86%) Cisco Prime
2 33 (5.66%) FortiGate
3 22 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (3.43%) OPNET
5 17 (2.92%) Nagios
6 15 (2.57%) Puppet
7 12 (2.06%) Cacti
7 12 (2.06%) ZABBIX
8 11 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.54%) SmokePing
9 9 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (1.37%) CFEngine
10 8 (1.37%) logstash
11 7 (1.20%) OpenView
11 7 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
12 3 (0.51%) SCCM
13 2 (0.34%) Ansible
13 2 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
13 2 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 492 (84.39%) Cisco
2 236 (40.48%) Juniper
3 181 (31.05%) CheckPoint
4 139 (23.84%) F5
5 64 (10.98%) Palo Alto
6 61 (10.46%) Fortinet
7 56 (9.61%) SolarWinds
8 55 (9.43%) Microsoft
9 44 (7.55%) VMware
10 37 (6.35%) Riverbed
11 36 (6.17%) Nokia
12 25 (4.29%) HP
13 23 (3.95%) Blue Coat
13 23 (3.95%) BT
13 23 (3.95%) Red Hat
14 22 (3.77%) Aruba
14 22 (3.77%) BMC
15 19 (3.26%) Intel Security
16 16 (2.74%) Citrix
17 15 (2.57%) Sourcefire
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