The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.34% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £356
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 24.16% 12.40% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 13
Median daily rate £425 £368 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £488 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for BGP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) IOS XR
4 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) SNA
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) FlexPod
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) CCIP
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Presales

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) IOS XR
3 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) SNA
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCIP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint