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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 86 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Contract jobs citing BGP 19 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 2.26% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £200 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £200 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £240 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
240 354 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.79% 13.72% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 171 167
Median daily rate £350 £363 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

BGP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 February 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen - 11 £390 -
Edinburgh +28 7 £375 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £250 -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (96.67%) OSPF
3 20 (66.67%) WAN
4 19 (63.33%) LAN
5 18 (60.00%) MPLS
6 16 (53.33%) Wireless
6 16 (53.33%) Network Design
7 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (43.33%) Problem Management
8 13 (43.33%) CatOS
8 13 (43.33%) MS Visio
8 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
8 13 (43.33%) Finance
9 12 (40.00%) ITIL
9 12 (40.00%) CCNP
9 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
9 12 (40.00%) Project Management
9 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 12 (40.00%) Release Management
9 12 (40.00%) QMS
9 12 (40.00%) CMDB
10 11 (36.67%) Multicast
10 11 (36.67%) Firewall
11 10 (33.33%) Quality Management
12 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (26.67%) BT
13 8 (26.67%) Siemens
13 8 (26.67%) HP

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 13 (43.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) OSPF
2 20 (66.67%) WAN
3 19 (63.33%) LAN
4 18 (60.00%) MPLS
5 16 (53.33%) Wireless
6 15 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
8 11 (36.67%) Firewall
8 11 (36.67%) Multicast
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
12 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (16.67%) VLAN
13 4 (13.33%) BIG-IP
13 4 (13.33%) Network Security
14 3 (10.00%) H.323
14 3 (10.00%) VoIP
15 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Support
4 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support
6 2 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) CMDB
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) CatOS
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Network Design
2 13 (43.33%) Problem Management
3 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (40.00%) ITIL
3 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 12 (40.00%) QMS
3 12 (40.00%) Release Management
4 10 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) Kanban
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) CCENT
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (3.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) BT
2 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (26.67%) HP
2 8 (26.67%) Siemens
3 5 (16.67%) F5
4 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Progress