The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / South East
Rank 184 189 191
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing BGP 57 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 4.06% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 35
Median daily rate £329 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £436 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1556 1796 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 20.47% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 997 962
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 88 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £17.24 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £53.18 £47.50
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 the South East

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire +13 28 £387 +8.56% 2
Hampshire +5 11 £300 +9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £170 -34.61% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £400 - 5
Surrey +2 3 - - 5
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 100 (89.29%) Cisco
2 87 (77.68%) OSPF
3 65 (58.04%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (50.00%) MPLS
5 53 (47.32%) Juniper
6 50 (44.64%) CCNP
7 48 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 44 (39.29%) Firewall
8 44 (39.29%) WAN
9 36 (32.14%) CCNA
10 35 (31.25%) LAN
11 33 (29.46%) VPN
11 33 (29.46%) Data Centre
12 31 (27.68%) Telecoms
12 31 (27.68%) Security Cleared
13 30 (26.79%) F5
14 24 (21.43%) DNS
15 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
16 21 (18.75%) VLAN
16 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
17 19 (16.96%) VMware
17 19 (16.96%) EIGRP
17 19 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (16.07%) SNMP
18 18 (16.07%) CheckPoint
19 17 (15.18%) Internet
19 17 (15.18%) Cisco IOS
20 16 (14.29%) SAN
21 14 (12.50%) Ethernet
22 13 (11.61%) Huawei

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (77.68%) OSPF
2 56 (50.00%) MPLS
3 48 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 44 (39.29%) Firewall
4 44 (39.29%) WAN
5 35 (31.25%) LAN
6 33 (29.46%) VPN
7 24 (21.43%) DNS
8 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 21 (18.75%) VLAN
9 19 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (16.96%) EIGRP
10 18 (16.07%) SNMP
11 17 (15.18%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (15.18%) Internet
12 16 (14.29%) SAN
13 14 (12.50%) Ethernet
14 12 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 11 (9.82%) Network Security
15 11 (9.82%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) JMeter
General
1 31 (27.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.79%) Billing
2 2 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Back Office
3 1 (0.89%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Electronics
3 1 (0.89%) Finance
3 1 (0.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (41.07%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.18%) Architect
3 15 (13.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) IP Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) IP Network Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Network Support
8 7 (6.25%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Firewall Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Network Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) NOC Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.57%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) Middleware
2 2 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.46%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.25%) PKI
3 5 (4.46%) IPTV
3 5 (4.46%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (4.46%) STB
3 5 (4.46%) Video on Demand
4 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (3.57%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.68%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.89%) e-Health
7 1 (0.89%) PMI
7 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 5 (4.46%) Unix
4 3 (2.68%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 9 (8.04%) ITIL
2 9 (8.04%) Migration
3 8 (7.14%) CRM
3 8 (7.14%) Network Design
4 7 (6.25%) Change Management
4 7 (6.25%) Network Management
5 5 (4.46%) High Availability
6 4 (3.57%) Network Architecture
7 3 (2.68%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (2.68%) Presales
7 3 (2.68%) Project Management
7 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (1.79%) Boundary Protection
8 2 (1.79%) Change Control
8 2 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.79%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (1.79%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.89%) C
1 1 (0.89%) Perl
1 1 (0.89%) Python
1 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (58.04%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (44.64%) CCNP
3 36 (32.14%) CCNA
4 31 (27.68%) Security Cleared
5 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
6 12 (10.71%) JNCIA
6 12 (10.71%) JNCIS
7 11 (9.82%) CCIE
8 9 (8.04%) CCIP
9 8 (7.14%) CCDP
10 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.79%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.79%) CCDA
11 2 (1.79%) Degree
12 1 (0.89%) CCVP
12 1 (0.89%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (3.57%) vCloud
3 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (3.57%) vRealize
2 3 (2.68%) Nagios
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.89%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.89%) Nessus
4 1 (0.89%) OpenView
4 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (89.29%) Cisco
2 53 (47.32%) Juniper
3 30 (26.79%) F5
4 19 (16.96%) VMware
5 18 (16.07%) CheckPoint
6 13 (11.61%) Huawei
7 9 (8.04%) HP
7 9 (8.04%) Palo Alto
8 6 (5.36%) Brocade
8 6 (5.36%) EMC
9 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.57%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (3.57%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.68%) Citrix
11 3 (2.68%) Mitel
11 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.79%) Dell
12 2 (1.79%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.79%) Genesys
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