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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 140 132 129
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.20% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.95% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+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
562 308 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.41% 10.22% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 125 208
Median daily rate £330 £295 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £158 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 - 6 £350 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) MPLS
2 24 (82.76%) OSPF
3 22 (75.86%) WAN
4 20 (68.97%) LAN
5 17 (58.62%) Firewall
5 17 (58.62%) CCNP
5 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (48.28%) Wireless
7 12 (41.38%) Finance
8 11 (37.93%) EIGRP
8 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
8 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
8 11 (37.93%) Network Design
8 11 (37.93%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (31.03%) VPN
10 7 (24.14%) VLAN
10 7 (24.14%) Release Management
10 7 (24.14%) CMDB
10 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
10 7 (24.14%) CCNA
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
10 7 (24.14%) CatOS
11 6 (20.69%) Project Management
11 6 (20.69%) QMS
11 6 (20.69%) Multicast
11 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA

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 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) MPLS
1 24 (82.76%) OSPF
2 22 (75.86%) WAN
3 20 (68.97%) LAN
4 17 (58.62%) Firewall
5 14 (48.28%) Wireless
6 11 (37.93%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (37.93%) EIGRP
6 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
7 9 (31.03%) VPN
8 7 (24.14%) VLAN
9 6 (20.69%) Multicast
10 5 (17.24%) Broadband
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (17.24%) IPsec
11 3 (10.34%) ATM
11 3 (10.34%) DNS
11 3 (10.34%) ISDN
11 3 (10.34%) PBX
11 3 (10.34%) PPP
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Network Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Data Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Support
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) CMDB
2 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) CatOS
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Network Design
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
2 7 (24.14%) Release Management
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) QMS
4 3 (10.34%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Kanban
6 1 (3.45%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) CCNP
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) JNCIA
4 3 (10.34%) CCDP
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) CCDA
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.24%) Avaya
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) BT
4 4 (13.79%) Siemens
5 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Aruba
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) VMware