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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 57 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.93% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 4.62% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £430 £190 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.31% -36.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
137 130 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.47% 20.16% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 57
Median daily rate £450 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 12
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.77 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 5 December 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
Stevenage - 1 £430 -
BGP
East of England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (20.00%) FCoE
7 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
7 2 (20.00%) Presales
7 2 (20.00%) iptables
7 2 (20.00%) Server Hardening
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) Firmware

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 (90.00%) OSPF
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) FCoE
6 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) IPv6
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Presales
1 2 (20.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
2 2 (20.00%) iptables
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Huawei
6 1 (10.00%) Meraki
6 1 (10.00%) Riverbed