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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 384 312 346
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +34
Contract jobs citing BGP 260 365 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.69% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 4.87% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 230 160
Median daily rate £375 £415 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +16.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £42.70 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £47.83 £142.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +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
7887 7492 7543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.66% 14.14% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4355 4121
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 £248 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 468 428
Median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £47.83 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -80 111 £400 -5.88% 24
South East -35 51 £350 -6.66% 11
West Midlands -12 28 £356 +25.00% 5
East of England +26 20 £400 +50.94% 4
South West +5 19 £363 -23.68% 4
Yorkshire +3 17 £325 -13.33% 3
North East -22 7 £350 +24.11% 1
North West -4 5 £325 -27.77% 8
Midlands - 2 £375 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 476 (85.77%) Cisco
2 398 (71.71%) OSPF
3 330 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
4 325 (58.56%) Firewall
5 263 (47.39%) CCNP
6 242 (43.60%) MPLS
7 231 (41.62%) VPN
8 223 (40.18%) WAN
9 219 (39.46%) Juniper
10 193 (34.77%) CheckPoint
11 188 (33.87%) LAN
12 185 (33.33%) Data Centre
13 180 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 180 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
14 170 (30.63%) EIGRP
15 167 (30.09%) TCP/IP
16 149 (26.85%) F5
17 127 (22.88%) CCNA
18 120 (21.62%) Wireless
19 117 (21.08%) IPsec
20 106 (19.10%) Load Balancing
21 104 (18.74%) Security Cleared
21 104 (18.74%) DNS
22 103 (18.56%) Network Security
23 93 (16.76%) HSRP
24 89 (16.04%) SC Cleared
25 86 (15.50%) Windows
26 85 (15.32%) VLAN
27 80 (14.41%) Finance
28 77 (13.87%) ITIL

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 (1.98%) OpenStack
2 8 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.08%) Apache
4 4 (0.72%) Confluence
4 4 (0.72%) JBoss
4 4 (0.72%) MediaWiki
4 4 (0.72%) nginx
5 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.54%) Zimbra
6 2 (0.36%) CMS
6 2 (0.36%) IIS
6 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 33 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.68%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.34%) MS Office
4 6 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.54%) Office 365
2 3 (0.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 398 (71.71%) OSPF
2 325 (58.56%) Firewall
3 242 (43.60%) MPLS
4 231 (41.62%) VPN
5 223 (40.18%) WAN
6 188 (33.87%) LAN
7 180 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
7 180 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 170 (30.63%) EIGRP
9 167 (30.09%) TCP/IP
10 120 (21.62%) Wireless
11 117 (21.08%) IPsec
12 104 (18.74%) DNS
13 103 (18.56%) Network Security
14 93 (16.76%) HSRP
15 85 (15.32%) VLAN
16 77 (13.87%) VoIP
17 76 (13.69%) Cisco IOS
18 68 (12.25%) BIG-IP
19 65 (11.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.16%) MySQL
2 9 (1.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.18%) Informix
6 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (2.34%) JIRA
3 12 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.80%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.08%) git-flow
6 4 (0.72%) Hudson
6 4 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 80 (14.41%) Finance
2 62 (11.17%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.88%) Marketing
4 14 (2.52%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.98%) Banking
5 11 (1.98%) Retail
6 5 (0.90%) Electronics
6 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.72%) Back Office
7 4 (0.72%) Billing
7 4 (0.72%) German Language
7 4 (0.72%) Publishing
8 3 (0.54%) French Language
8 3 (0.54%) Games
8 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.36%) Legal
9 2 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 307 (55.32%) Network Engineer
2 93 (16.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 85 (15.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 50 (9.01%) Senior Network Engineer
5 43 (7.75%) Security Engineer
6 35 (6.31%) Network Security Engineer
7 34 (6.13%) Support Engineer
8 32 (5.77%) Firewall Engineer
9 31 (5.59%) Designer
10 29 (5.23%) Analyst
10 29 (5.23%) Consultant
11 25 (4.50%) Design Engineer
12 24 (4.32%) Architect
12 24 (4.32%) Network Designer
13 21 (3.78%) Network Support
13 21 (3.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 20 (3.60%) Juniper Engineer
14 20 (3.60%) Network Design Engineer
15 19 (3.42%) Network Analyst
15 19 (3.42%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.47%) 802.1X
2 35 (6.31%) CSS
3 11 (1.98%) .NET
3 11 (1.98%) XML
4 6 (1.08%) Web Services
5 5 (0.90%) Middleware
6 4 (0.72%) OCX
7 3 (0.54%) LAMP
8 2 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.36%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.36%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.36%) REST
8 2 (0.36%) RESTful
8 2 (0.36%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.18%) COM
9 1 (0.18%) HTML
9 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.18%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 185 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 45 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.70%) User Experience
6 13 (2.34%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.34%) PKI
6 13 (2.34%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.98%) MPEG
7 11 (1.98%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.44%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.26%) Streaming Media
9 7 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.08%) CESG
10 6 (1.08%) Clustering
11 5 (0.90%) Fintech
11 5 (0.90%) Streaming Video
12 4 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.50%) Windows
2 61 (10.99%) Linux
3 51 (9.19%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.14%) Unix
5 17 (3.06%) Ubuntu
6 16 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.26%) CentOS
8 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.72%) AIX
9 4 (0.72%) Debian
10 3 (0.54%) Solaris
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) Mandriva Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.10%) Load Balancing
2 77 (13.87%) ITIL
3 75 (13.51%) Network Design
4 59 (10.63%) Migration
5 47 (8.47%) Change Control
6 43 (7.75%) Network Architecture
7 42 (7.57%) Network Management
8 41 (7.39%) Network Monitoring
9 40 (7.21%) Change Management
10 37 (6.67%) High Availability
11 27 (4.86%) Configuration Management
12 25 (4.50%) Project Management
13 24 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
14 22 (3.96%) DDoS Mitigation
15 20 (3.60%) ITIL V3
16 19 (3.42%) Mentoring
17 16 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
17 16 (2.88%) Presales
17 16 (2.88%) Service Delivery
18 15 (2.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.06%) Perl
2 16 (2.88%) C
2 16 (2.88%) Python
3 14 (2.52%) Bash Shell
4 13 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 13 (2.34%) Shell Script
5 11 (1.98%) C#
5 11 (1.98%) C++
5 11 (1.98%) SQL
5 11 (1.98%) VB
5 11 (1.98%) VBScript
6 5 (0.90%) PHP
7 4 (0.72%) Java
7 4 (0.72%) Tcl
8 3 (0.54%) Lisp
9 2 (0.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 330 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 263 (47.39%) CCNP
3 127 (22.88%) CCNA
4 104 (18.74%) Security Cleared
5 89 (16.04%) SC Cleared
6 77 (13.87%) CCIE
7 38 (6.85%) CCDP
8 36 (6.49%) Degree
9 31 (5.59%) JNCIP
10 24 (4.32%) JNCIA
11 20 (3.60%) CCSE
12 18 (3.24%) JNCIS
13 16 (2.88%) CISSP
14 15 (2.70%) CCSA
14 15 (2.70%) JNCIE
15 10 (1.80%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.44%) CCDA
18 7 (1.26%) CCSP
19 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.70%) SLA
2 8 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.54%) QA
5 2 (0.36%) GLP
6 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.88%) ProxySG
5 8 (1.44%) Docker
5 8 (1.44%) NFS
6 7 (1.26%) Firmware
6 7 (1.26%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.08%) iptables
8 4 (0.72%) Postfix
8 4 (0.72%) Samba
8 4 (0.72%) Snort
8 4 (0.72%) XenServer
9 3 (0.54%) Squid
9 3 (0.54%) vSphere
10 2 (0.36%) KVM
10 2 (0.36%) vCloud
10 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.18%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (7.03%) Cisco Prime
2 34 (6.13%) FortiGate
3 23 (4.14%) OPNET
4 18 (3.24%) Nagios
5 16 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 14 (2.52%) Cacti
7 13 (2.34%) Puppet
8 12 (2.16%) ZABBIX
9 10 (1.80%) SmokePing
10 9 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (1.44%) CFEngine
11 8 (1.44%) logstash
12 7 (1.26%) OpenView
12 7 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (1.08%) Nessus
14 5 (0.90%) SCCM
15 3 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
15 3 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
15 3 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 476 (85.77%) Cisco
2 219 (39.46%) Juniper
3 193 (34.77%) CheckPoint
4 149 (26.85%) F5
5 74 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 71 (12.79%) Fortinet
7 57 (10.27%) Microsoft
7 57 (10.27%) SolarWinds
8 44 (7.93%) Riverbed
9 42 (7.57%) VMware
10 39 (7.03%) Nokia
11 29 (5.23%) HP
12 26 (4.68%) BMC
13 23 (4.14%) Aruba
14 22 (3.96%) Blue Coat
14 22 (3.96%) Red Hat
15 18 (3.24%) Intel Security
16 17 (3.06%) Splunk
17 15 (2.70%) Citrix
18 12 (2.16%) BT
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