The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 52 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.18% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.30% 1.32% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 - £40.00
BGP
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 151 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.79% 17.72% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 30
Median daily rate £450 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £306 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.19 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.59% +61.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.19 £15.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BGP.

1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) MPLS
3 8 (61.54%) Huawei
3 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
4 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 6 (46.15%) OSPF
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Juniper
8 3 (23.08%) Streaming Video
8 3 (23.08%) CCNP
8 3 (23.08%) LAN
8 3 (23.08%) WAN
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) Multicast
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (15.38%) BBC
9 2 (15.38%) VPN
9 2 (15.38%) Firewall
9 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (7.69%) ATM
10 1 (7.69%) DWDM
10 1 (7.69%) Frame Relay
10 1 (7.69%) IPsec
10 1 (7.69%) Finance
10 1 (7.69%) DNS
10 1 (7.69%) SLA
10 1 (7.69%) DHCP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 11 (84.62%) MPLS
2 6 (46.15%) OSPF
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) Multicast
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) Frame Relay
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) SDH
5 1 (7.69%) TACACS
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) X.25
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Network Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) Streaming Video
4 2 (15.38%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Huawei
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds