The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 124 133 132
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.16% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 1.61% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £338 £331 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -36.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 - £40.00
BGP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
393 311 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.14% 9.76% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 127 197
Median daily rate £334 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.34% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.86 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the Scotland region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Scotland region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 9 £344 +37.50% 2
Glasgow +5 1 £275 -33.33% 1
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BGP.

1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 28 (84.85%) MPLS
2 28 (84.85%) OSPF
3 26 (78.79%) WAN
4 24 (72.73%) LAN
5 21 (63.64%) Firewall
6 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (57.58%) CCNP
8 18 (54.55%) Wireless
9 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
9 15 (45.45%) EIGRP
10 14 (42.42%) Finance
10 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
11 13 (39.39%) Network Design
11 13 (39.39%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (30.30%) VLAN
12 10 (30.30%) VPN
12 10 (30.30%) CCNA
13 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
14 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
15 7 (21.21%) Release Management
15 7 (21.21%) CMDB
15 7 (21.21%) ITIL
15 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
15 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
15 7 (21.21%) CatOS
16 6 (18.18%) Project Management
16 6 (18.18%) IPsec
16 6 (18.18%) Multicast
16 6 (18.18%) QMS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) MPLS
1 28 (84.85%) OSPF
2 26 (78.79%) WAN
3 24 (72.73%) LAN
4 21 (63.64%) Firewall
5 18 (54.55%) Wireless
6 15 (45.45%) EIGRP
7 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
8 13 (39.39%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (30.30%) VLAN
9 10 (30.30%) VPN
10 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (18.18%) IPsec
10 6 (18.18%) Multicast
11 5 (15.15%) ATM
11 5 (15.15%) Broadband
11 5 (15.15%) DMVPN
11 5 (15.15%) Internet
11 5 (15.15%) PPP
11 5 (15.15%) X.25
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Network Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Data Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Support
6 3 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Support
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) CatOS
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Network Design
2 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
3 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) Release Management
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) QMS
5 5 (15.15%) High Availability
5 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.06%) Information Security
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.03%) DevOps
9 1 (3.03%) Kanban
9 1 (3.03%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (57.58%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) CCIE
4 5 (15.15%) JNCIA
5 3 (9.09%) CCDP
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCDA
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 6 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 5 (15.15%) Avaya
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) BT
5 4 (12.12%) Siemens
6 3 (9.09%) Juniper
6 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Aruba
7 1 (3.03%) Brocade
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.03%) VMware
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