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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 64 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.65% 0.44% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 2.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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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
136 146 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.69% 15.99% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 18
Average daily rate £384 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £242 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +93.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (85.71%) HSRP
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) VRRP
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
4 4 (57.14%) Snort
4 4 (57.14%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (57.14%) NX-OS
4 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
5 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) CCNP
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) Multicast
5 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (85.71%) HSRP
2 6 (85.71%) VRRP
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (57.14%) NX-OS
5 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) Multicast
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCIP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
4 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Crossbeam