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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 106 131 127
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing BGP 19 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 1.62% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £331 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -36.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
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
309 308 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.80% 9.40% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 124 200
Median daily rate £350 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £169 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 11
Median hourly rate £40.50 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.93% -29.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 +18 16 £350 +40.00%
Glasgow +14 3 £250 -39.39% 1
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BGP.

1 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 26 (83.87%) OSPF
3 24 (77.42%) WAN
4 23 (74.19%) MPLS
4 23 (74.19%) Firewall
5 22 (70.97%) LAN
6 21 (67.74%) CheckPoint
7 19 (61.29%) EIGRP
7 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (61.29%) Wireless
8 17 (54.84%) CCNP
9 13 (41.94%) VPN
10 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
11 11 (35.48%) CCNA
11 11 (35.48%) Finance
12 10 (32.26%) VLAN
13 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
14 7 (22.58%) Internet
14 7 (22.58%) Network Design
14 7 (22.58%) Migration
14 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
15 6 (19.35%) Fortinet
15 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
16 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (16.13%) X.25
16 5 (16.13%) CCIE
16 5 (16.13%) ISDN
16 5 (16.13%) PPP

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:

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) OSPF
2 24 (77.42%) WAN
3 23 (74.19%) Firewall
3 23 (74.19%) MPLS
4 22 (70.97%) LAN
5 19 (61.29%) EIGRP
5 19 (61.29%) Wireless
6 13 (41.94%) VPN
7 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (32.26%) VLAN
9 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 7 (22.58%) Internet
11 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (16.13%) ATM
12 5 (16.13%) DMVPN
12 5 (16.13%) HSRP
12 5 (16.13%) ISDN
12 5 (16.13%) Network Security
12 5 (16.13%) PPP
12 5 (16.13%) X.25
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Network Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Security Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Data Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Check Point Support
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Support
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
1 7 (22.58%) Network Design
2 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) High Availability
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) Kanban
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) Network Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) QMS
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (54.84%) CCNP
3 11 (35.48%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) CCIE
4 5 (16.13%) JNCIA
5 3 (9.68%) CCDP
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCDA
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 21 (67.74%) CheckPoint
3 6 (19.35%) Fortinet
4 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Brocade
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Aruba
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Riverbed