The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 58 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 1.97% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 9.01% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
Median daily rate £268 £414 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.34% +43.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £388 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £449 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +36.65%
BGP
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
163 222 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.02% 21.85% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 121 88
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for BGP.

1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) OSPF
3 16 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (51.85%) Firewall
4 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
5 13 (48.15%) EIGRP
6 11 (40.74%) MPLS
7 10 (37.04%) IPsec
7 10 (37.04%) CCNP
7 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (33.33%) VPN
8 9 (33.33%) WAN
8 9 (33.33%) Juniper
9 8 (29.63%) Wireless
9 8 (29.63%) DNS
9 8 (29.63%) F5
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
10 7 (25.93%) HTTP
10 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
10 7 (25.93%) Nokia
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
11 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
12 5 (18.52%) FWSM
12 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (18.52%) BIG-IP
12 5 (18.52%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) OSPF
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (51.85%) Firewall
4 13 (48.15%) EIGRP
5 11 (40.74%) MPLS
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (37.04%) IPsec
6 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
7 9 (33.33%) VPN
7 9 (33.33%) WAN
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (29.63%) DNS
8 8 (29.63%) Wireless
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (25.93%) HTTP
10 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
11 5 (18.52%) Broadband
11 5 (18.52%) LAN
11 5 (18.52%) RIP
11 5 (18.52%) VRRP
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IP Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IP Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.81%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (14.81%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 4 (14.81%) High Availability
2 4 (14.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (14.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Presales
3 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
1 3 (11.11%) C#
1 3 (11.11%) C++
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.11%) VB
1 3 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) CCIE
4 4 (14.81%) CCSA
4 4 (14.81%) CCSE
4 4 (14.81%) CISSP
5 2 (7.41%) CCDA
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) JNCIS
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CCVP
6 1 (3.70%) HND
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.70%) MCSA
6 1 (3.70%) MCSD
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) ProxySG
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 9 (33.33%) Juniper
4 8 (29.63%) F5
5 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
5 7 (25.93%) Nokia
6 5 (18.52%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.70%) Dell