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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 48 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing BGP 27 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.68% 0.52% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.41% 2.44% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £291 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £421 £330
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 £46.92 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -
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
287 205 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.53% 21.13% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 73 98
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.81 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 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 6 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 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 29 (69.05%) OSPF
3 25 (59.52%) VPN
4 21 (50.00%) MPLS
4 21 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 21 (50.00%) IPsec
5 19 (45.24%) DNS
6 17 (40.48%) Firewall
7 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (38.10%) Juniper
7 16 (38.10%) EIGRP
8 15 (35.71%) CCNP
8 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
8 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 13 (30.95%) WAN
11 12 (28.57%) DHCP
11 12 (28.57%) HTTP
11 12 (28.57%) Linux
11 12 (28.57%) F5
12 11 (26.19%) Process Improvement
13 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
13 10 (23.81%) VLAN
13 10 (23.81%) Windows
13 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
13 10 (23.81%) IPv6
14 9 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (21.43%) C
14 9 (21.43%) C#

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 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) OSPF
2 25 (59.52%) VPN
3 21 (50.00%) IPsec
3 21 (50.00%) MPLS
3 21 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 19 (45.24%) DNS
5 17 (40.48%) Firewall
6 16 (38.10%) EIGRP
7 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (30.95%) WAN
9 12 (28.57%) DHCP
9 12 (28.57%) HTTP
10 10 (23.81%) IPv6
10 10 (23.81%) VLAN
11 9 (21.43%) Software-Defined Networking
11 9 (21.43%) VRRP
12 8 (19.05%) LAN
12 8 (19.05%) Wireless
13 7 (16.67%) HSRP
13 7 (16.67%) SNMP
General
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Billing
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Designer
4 5 (11.90%) IP Designer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Designer
4 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) IP Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) IP Security Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) .NET
1 9 (21.43%) CSS
1 9 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Public Cloud
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) DTV
5 1 (2.38%) IPTV
5 1 (2.38%) MPEG
5 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 11 (26.19%) Process Improvement
3 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 9 (21.43%) Presales
3 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Workflow
4 4 (9.52%) Change Management
4 4 (9.52%) High Availability
5 3 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (7.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Network Design
5 3 (7.14%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
7 1 (2.38%) Change Control
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) C
1 9 (21.43%) C#
1 9 (21.43%) C++
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 9 (21.43%) VB
1 9 (21.43%) VBScript
2 2 (4.76%) Perl
2 2 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (35.71%) CCNP
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 7 (16.67%) Degree
6 6 (14.29%) MCSA
6 6 (14.29%) MCSD
6 6 (14.29%) MCSE
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (11.90%) JNCIP
8 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
9 3 (7.14%) CCIE
9 3 (7.14%) CCSA
9 3 (7.14%) CCSE
9 3 (7.14%) CISSP
9 3 (7.14%) JNCIS
10 2 (4.76%) CCNA
10 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
11 1 (2.38%) CCDA
11 1 (2.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.38%) vCloud
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 16 (38.10%) Juniper
3 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 12 (28.57%) F5
5 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.14%) Nokia
8 2 (4.76%) Huawei
8 2 (4.76%) NetScout
8 2 (4.76%) Nortel
8 2 (4.76%) VMware
9 1 (2.38%) Adobe
9 1 (2.38%) Apple
9 1 (2.38%) Avaya
9 1 (2.38%) Brocade
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) HP
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