The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 45 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.58% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 1.95% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £625 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +86.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 - £40.00
BGP
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 205 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.81% 24.20% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 93 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 15
Median hourly rate £18.25 £21.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Watford - 3 £269 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £400 -
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 £500 -20.00%
St Albans - 1 £325 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 5 (45.45%) Juniper
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) F5
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 3 (27.27%) Aruba
7 3 (27.27%) FCoE
7 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (18.18%) CentOS
8 2 (18.18%) Brocade
8 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
8 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 2 (18.18%) MPLS
8 2 (18.18%) IPsec

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) OSPF
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) FCoE
6 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (18.18%) IPsec
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
1 2 (18.18%) iptables
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Aruba
5 2 (18.18%) Brocade
5 2 (18.18%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (18.18%) Meraki
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed