The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 34 37
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.81% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
BGP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.66% 20.16% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 27
Median daily rate £328 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.64% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £182 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.88% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

BGP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Kent region with a requirement for BGP.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SAP