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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 47 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing BGP 17 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.14% 1.19% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.71% 6.18% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Median daily rate £423 £414 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +16.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £388 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 - £40.00
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
175 178 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.98% 19.22% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 75 81
Median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £170 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £19.61 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.51% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for BGP.

1 31 (70.45%) Cisco
2 28 (63.64%) OSPF
3 23 (52.27%) IPsec
4 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (47.73%) EIGRP
5 21 (47.73%) TCP/IP
6 20 (45.45%) VPN
6 20 (45.45%) DNS
7 18 (40.91%) MPLS
7 18 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (38.64%) CCNP
9 16 (36.36%) Firewall
10 14 (31.82%) CheckPoint
10 14 (31.82%) WAN
10 14 (31.82%) HTTP
11 13 (29.55%) Juniper
11 13 (29.55%) Load Balancing
12 12 (27.27%) DHCP
12 12 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (25.00%) Process Improvement
13 11 (25.00%) Wireless
13 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
14 10 (22.73%) CSS
14 10 (22.73%) Windows
14 10 (22.73%) Linux
14 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
14 10 (22.73%) VRRP
14 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
15 9 (20.45%) PowerShell

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) OSPF
2 23 (52.27%) IPsec
3 21 (47.73%) EIGRP
3 21 (47.73%) TCP/IP
4 20 (45.45%) DNS
4 20 (45.45%) VPN
5 18 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (40.91%) MPLS
6 16 (36.36%) Firewall
7 14 (31.82%) HTTP
7 14 (31.82%) WAN
8 12 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (27.27%) DHCP
9 11 (25.00%) Wireless
10 10 (22.73%) VRRP
11 9 (20.45%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (20.45%) IPv6
11 9 (20.45%) Software-Defined Networking
12 7 (15.91%) Cisco Wireless
12 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.45%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) IP Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) IP Security Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Designer
6 4 (9.09%) IP Designer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Designer
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Network Support
8 2 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Switch Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.27%) Audit Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) CSS
2 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 9 (20.45%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Public Cloud
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
1 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Ubuntu
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) CentOS
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Load Balancing
2 11 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
3 9 (20.45%) Presales
3 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Workflow
4 5 (11.36%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (11.36%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 5 (11.36%) High Availability
4 5 (11.36%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (11.36%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) Network Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (2.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) C
1 9 (20.45%) C#
1 9 (20.45%) C++
1 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
1 9 (20.45%) VB
1 9 (20.45%) VBScript
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (38.64%) CCNP
3 7 (15.91%) Degree
3 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) CCIE
4 6 (13.64%) MCSA
4 6 (13.64%) MCSD
4 6 (13.64%) MCSE
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (11.36%) CCSA
5 5 (11.36%) CCSE
5 5 (11.36%) CISSP
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) CCNA
6 4 (9.09%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) CCDA
8 2 (4.55%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.27%) HND
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.36%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.27%) vCloud
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (11.36%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) CheckPoint
3 13 (29.55%) Juniper
4 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 9 (20.45%) F5
5 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
6 7 (15.91%) Nokia
7 5 (11.36%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.36%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (4.55%) VMware
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) Huawei
9 1 (2.27%) NetScout
9 1 (2.27%) Nortel
9 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds