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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 14 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.76% - 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £366
% change year-on-year
-11.72% -1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 45 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.32% 18.22% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 49
Median daily rate £413 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £290 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £407 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Slough region with a requirement for BGP.

1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) IPv4
1 4 (66.67%) IPv6
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) CCIP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) ATM
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) ICMP
1 4 (66.67%) RSVP
1 4 (66.67%) VRRP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Frame Relay
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) IGMP
1 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
1 4 (66.67%) Huawei
1 4 (66.67%) IPTV
1 4 (66.67%) STB
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) ATM
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Frame Relay
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) ICMP
1 4 (66.67%) IGMP
1 4 (66.67%) IPv4
1 4 (66.67%) IPv6
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) Multicast
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) RSVP
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPLS
1 4 (66.67%) VRRP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Genesys Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) IPTV
1 4 (66.67%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (66.67%) STB
1 4 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Huawei
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) Genesys
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft