The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 21 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.16% 2.39% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 8.86% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £208 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +19.57%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 79 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.75% 26.96% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 20
Median daily rate £338 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Slough region with a requirement for BGP.

1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) TACACS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) TACACS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat