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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 48 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing BGP 25 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.85% 0.60% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.85% 3.21% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 5
Median daily rate £422 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £340 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £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
211 156 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.06% 18.73% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 53 88
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £482 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Median hourly rate £19.61 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 34 (70.83%) Cisco
2 32 (66.67%) OSPF
3 24 (50.00%) VPN
4 23 (47.92%) MPLS
4 23 (47.92%) IPsec
5 22 (45.83%) TCP/IP
5 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (43.75%) DNS
7 20 (41.67%) EIGRP
8 19 (39.58%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (35.42%) CheckPoint
9 17 (35.42%) CCNP
9 17 (35.42%) Firewall
10 16 (33.33%) WAN
11 15 (31.25%) Juniper
12 14 (29.17%) HTTP
13 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
14 12 (25.00%) DHCP
14 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
15 11 (22.92%) Linux
15 11 (22.92%) Process Improvement
15 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (20.83%) F5
16 10 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (20.83%) Windows
16 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
16 10 (20.83%) VRRP
16 10 (20.83%) Wireless
17 9 (18.75%) Workflow

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 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) OSPF
2 24 (50.00%) VPN
3 23 (47.92%) IPsec
3 23 (47.92%) MPLS
4 22 (45.83%) TCP/IP
5 21 (43.75%) DNS
6 20 (41.67%) EIGRP
7 19 (39.58%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (35.42%) Firewall
9 16 (33.33%) WAN
10 14 (29.17%) HTTP
11 12 (25.00%) DHCP
12 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (20.83%) VRRP
13 10 (20.83%) Wireless
14 9 (18.75%) IPv6
14 9 (18.75%) Software-Defined Networking
15 8 (16.67%) SNMP
16 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
General
1 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Designer
5 5 (10.42%) IP Designer
5 5 (10.42%) IP Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IP Security Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Network Designer
6 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Switch Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
1 9 (18.75%) CSS
1 9 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.08%) DTV
6 1 (2.08%) IPTV
6 1 (2.08%) MPEG
6 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 9 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
2 11 (22.92%) Process Improvement
3 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 9 (18.75%) Presales
3 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Workflow
4 5 (10.42%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (10.42%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 5 (10.42%) High Availability
4 5 (10.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (10.42%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Network Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Validation
7 2 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design
7 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) C
1 9 (18.75%) C#
1 9 (18.75%) C++
1 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 9 (18.75%) VB
1 9 (18.75%) VBScript
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (35.42%) CCNP
3 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) CCIE
4 7 (14.58%) Degree
5 6 (12.50%) MCSA
5 6 (12.50%) MCSD
5 6 (12.50%) MCSE
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.42%) CCSA
6 5 (10.42%) CCSE
6 5 (10.42%) CISSP
6 5 (10.42%) JNCIP
7 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.25%) CCNA
8 3 (6.25%) JNCIS
9 2 (4.17%) CCDA
10 1 (2.08%) HND
10 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.42%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (10.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Cisco
2 17 (35.42%) CheckPoint
3 15 (31.25%) Juniper
4 10 (20.83%) F5
4 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
6 7 (14.58%) Nokia
7 5 (10.42%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (4.17%) Huawei
9 2 (4.17%) Nortel
9 2 (4.17%) VMware
10 1 (2.08%) Adobe
10 1 (2.08%) Apple
10 1 (2.08%) EMC
10 1 (2.08%) NetScout
10 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.08%) Tektronix