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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 57 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 1.28% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.27% 5.74% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £310 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £440 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £440 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
214 209 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.92% 22.23% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 92
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 5 December 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 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 10 (76.92%) MPLS
4 8 (61.54%) IPsec
5 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
5 7 (53.85%) Juniper
6 6 (46.15%) CCNP
6 6 (46.15%) CCNA
6 6 (46.15%) PPP
6 6 (46.15%) SNMP
6 6 (46.15%) L2TP
6 6 (46.15%) xDSL
7 5 (38.46%) Network Management
8 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
8 4 (30.77%) DSL
8 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 4 (30.77%) X.21
8 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
8 4 (30.77%) VPN
8 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 4 (30.77%) SSL
9 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
9 3 (23.08%) CCIE
9 3 (23.08%) ITIL
9 3 (23.08%) DNS
9 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS

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 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) MPLS
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) IPsec
4 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
5 6 (46.15%) L2TP
5 6 (46.15%) PPP
5 6 (46.15%) SNMP
5 6 (46.15%) xDSL
6 4 (30.77%) DSL
6 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) SSL
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) X.21
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IP Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (7.69%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCIE
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCDA
5 1 (7.69%) CCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) CCVP
5 1 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Polycom
5 1 (7.69%) Tandberg