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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 52 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.36% 1.63% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 7.80% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £428 £388 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £375 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £451 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +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
173 205 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.44% 20.83% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 104 93
Median daily rate £433 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 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 £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 25 (69.44%) Cisco
2 21 (58.33%) OSPF
3 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (47.22%) IPsec
4 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (44.44%) VPN
5 16 (44.44%) DNS
5 16 (44.44%) Firewall
6 14 (38.89%) HTTP
6 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
6 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
7 13 (36.11%) MPLS
7 13 (36.11%) CCNP
7 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
8 12 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
9 10 (27.78%) CSS
9 10 (27.78%) Windows
9 10 (27.78%) Linux
10 9 (25.00%) XML
10 9 (25.00%) C
10 9 (25.00%) C#
10 9 (25.00%) C++
10 9 (25.00%) DHCP
10 9 (25.00%) VBScript
10 9 (25.00%) VB
10 9 (25.00%) .NET
10 9 (25.00%) WAN

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 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) OSPF
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (47.22%) IPsec
4 16 (44.44%) DNS
4 16 (44.44%) Firewall
4 16 (44.44%) VPN
5 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
5 14 (38.89%) HTTP
6 13 (36.11%) MPLS
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (25.00%) DHCP
8 9 (25.00%) IPv6
8 9 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
8 9 (25.00%) WAN
9 8 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (22.22%) Wireless
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (19.44%) VRRP
11 6 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 9 (25.00%) Marketing
2 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IP Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IP Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Network Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) CSS
2 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
1 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
2 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (25.00%) Presales
2 9 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Workflow
3 5 (13.89%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (13.89%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 5 (13.89%) High Availability
3 5 (13.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (13.89%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Validation
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (2.78%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C
1 9 (25.00%) C#
1 9 (25.00%) C++
1 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (25.00%) VB
1 9 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (36.11%) CCNP
3 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 6 (16.67%) MCSA
4 6 (16.67%) MCSD
4 6 (16.67%) MCSE
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.89%) CCIE
5 5 (13.89%) CCSA
5 5 (13.89%) CCSE
5 5 (13.89%) CISSP
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) CCNA
8 2 (5.56%) CCDA
8 2 (5.56%) JNCIS
8 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.78%) CCVP
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.89%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.78%) vCloud
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (13.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 9 (25.00%) F5
4 9 (25.00%) Juniper
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) Fortinet
5 7 (19.44%) Nokia
6 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
6 5 (13.89%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (5.56%) VMware
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) NetScout
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds