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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 51 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.17% 0.11% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 0.54% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £525 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +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
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
104 186 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.33% 19.98% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 48
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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 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 7 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BGP.

1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (70.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (50.00%) FCoE
4 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Juniper
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Nessus
7 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (10.00%) BBC

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 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (50.00%) FCoE
4 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) Multicast
7 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) BBC
2 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) LogLogic
3 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk