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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 53 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing BGP 26 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.85% 0.65% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.50% 3.02% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £438 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
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
226 199 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.78% 21.58% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 70 85
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 (72.09%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) OSPF
3 25 (58.14%) VPN
4 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
5 21 (48.84%) MPLS
5 21 (48.84%) IPsec
6 20 (46.51%) DNS
7 17 (39.53%) EIGRP
7 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (39.53%) Firewall
8 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (34.88%) CCNP
9 15 (34.88%) WAN
10 14 (32.56%) Juniper
10 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
11 13 (30.23%) HTTP
11 13 (30.23%) Load Balancing
12 12 (27.91%) DHCP
13 11 (25.58%) Linux
13 11 (25.58%) Process Improvement
14 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (23.26%) F5
14 10 (23.26%) Windows
14 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
14 10 (23.26%) IPv6
14 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
15 9 (20.93%) Workflow
15 9 (20.93%) VRRP
15 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
15 9 (20.93%) Ubuntu

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 (2.33%) CMS
1 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (67.44%) OSPF
2 25 (58.14%) VPN
3 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
4 21 (48.84%) IPsec
4 21 (48.84%) MPLS
5 20 (46.51%) DNS
6 17 (39.53%) EIGRP
6 17 (39.53%) Firewall
7 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (34.88%) WAN
9 13 (30.23%) HTTP
10 12 (27.91%) DHCP
11 10 (23.26%) IPv6
12 9 (20.93%) Software-Defined Networking
12 9 (20.93%) VRRP
13 8 (18.60%) LAN
13 8 (18.60%) SNMP
13 8 (18.60%) VLAN
13 8 (18.60%) Wireless
14 7 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.93%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Designer
4 5 (11.63%) IP Designer
4 5 (11.63%) Network Designer
4 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) IP Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) IP Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.98%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
1 9 (20.93%) CSS
1 9 (20.93%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Public Cloud
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
4 1 (2.33%) IPTV
4 1 (2.33%) MPEG
4 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) Ubuntu
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Load Balancing
2 11 (25.58%) Process Improvement
3 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
3 9 (20.93%) Presales
3 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Workflow
4 5 (11.63%) High Availability
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (9.30%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 4 (9.30%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (9.30%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Network Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.65%) Validation
8 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) C
1 9 (20.93%) C#
1 9 (20.93%) C++
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
1 9 (20.93%) VB
1 9 (20.93%) VBScript
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (34.88%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) Degree
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.95%) MCSA
5 6 (13.95%) MCSD
5 6 (13.95%) MCSE
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (11.63%) JNCIP
7 4 (9.30%) CCSA
7 4 (9.30%) CCSE
7 4 (9.30%) CISSP
7 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.98%) CCIE
8 3 (6.98%) CCNA
8 3 (6.98%) JNCIS
9 2 (4.65%) CCDA
10 1 (2.33%) HND
10 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.30%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.33%) vCloud
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (9.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Cisco
2 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
2 14 (32.56%) Juniper
3 10 (23.26%) F5
3 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
5 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
5 4 (9.30%) Nokia
6 3 (6.98%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.65%) Huawei
7 2 (4.65%) NetScout
7 2 (4.65%) Nortel
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
8 1 (2.33%) Adobe
8 1 (2.33%) Apple
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Micro Focus
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