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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 191 200 190
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing BGP 89 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 3.21% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 27
Median daily rate £350 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £277 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -
BGP
England

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
2067 2056 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.43% 20.70% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 991 748
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 104 113
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

BGP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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
Berkshire +5 46 £400 -11.11% 7
Hampshire +26 26 £220 -45.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £375 +11.94%
Surrey -6 6 £238 -30.14% 2
Oxfordshire +11 2 £325 +44.44% 2
West Sussex - 2 £335 - 2
Kent -19 1 £201 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 South East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 135 (84.38%) Cisco
2 108 (67.50%) OSPF
3 97 (60.63%) MPLS
4 95 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (47.50%) Firewall
6 71 (44.38%) WAN
7 70 (43.75%) LAN
8 64 (40.00%) CCNP
9 62 (38.75%) EIGRP
10 59 (36.88%) VPN
10 59 (36.88%) Juniper
11 56 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
12 51 (31.88%) TCP/IP
13 50 (31.25%) DNS
14 48 (30.00%) IPsec
15 41 (25.63%) CCNA
16 39 (24.38%) Telecoms
16 39 (24.38%) CheckPoint
17 36 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 35 (21.88%) Security Cleared
19 32 (20.00%) DHCP
20 31 (19.38%) Data Centre
20 31 (19.38%) F5
21 30 (18.75%) Wireless
21 30 (18.75%) SC Cleared
22 28 (17.50%) Migration
23 26 (16.25%) Load Balancing
24 24 (15.00%) IPv6
25 23 (14.38%) SSL
25 23 (14.38%) HSRP

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 (0.63%) CMS
1 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (67.50%) OSPF
2 97 (60.63%) MPLS
3 76 (47.50%) Firewall
4 71 (44.38%) WAN
5 70 (43.75%) LAN
6 62 (38.75%) EIGRP
7 59 (36.88%) VPN
8 56 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
9 51 (31.88%) TCP/IP
10 50 (31.25%) DNS
11 48 (30.00%) IPsec
12 36 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (20.00%) DHCP
14 30 (18.75%) Wireless
15 24 (15.00%) IPv6
16 23 (14.38%) HSRP
16 23 (14.38%) SSL
17 22 (13.75%) RIP
17 22 (13.75%) SNMP
18 21 (13.13%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 13 (8.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (24.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.25%) Marketing
3 9 (5.63%) Finance
4 5 (3.13%) Back Office
4 5 (3.13%) Military
5 3 (1.88%) Billing
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Games
6 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.25%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 34 (21.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (11.88%) IP Engineer
5 18 (11.25%) Support Engineer
6 16 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) Network Support
8 11 (6.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (5.63%) Design Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) IP Design Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Designer
12 7 (4.38%) IP Security Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Juniper Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Network Designer
13 6 (3.75%) Azure Engineer
13 6 (3.75%) IT Engineer
14 5 (3.13%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.88%) CSS
2 9 (5.63%) .NET
2 9 (5.63%) XML
3 7 (4.38%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.38%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.88%) Public Cloud
3 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (3.75%) PKI
6 3 (1.88%) e-Health
6 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.25%) DTV
7 2 (1.25%) IPTV
7 2 (1.25%) MPEG
7 2 (1.25%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.25%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) Eurex
8 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.75%) Linux
2 19 (11.88%) Windows
3 17 (10.63%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.63%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.13%) Unix
7 3 (1.88%) CatOS
8 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.50%) Migration
2 26 (16.25%) Load Balancing
3 17 (10.63%) Network Design
4 16 (10.00%) High Availability
5 15 (9.38%) ITIL
6 12 (7.50%) Process Improvement
7 9 (5.63%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.63%) Presales
7 9 (5.63%) Software Testing
7 9 (5.63%) Workflow
8 8 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.00%) ITSM
8 8 (5.00%) Network Architecture
9 7 (4.38%) Change Management
10 6 (3.75%) Change Control
10 6 (3.75%) Network Management
11 5 (3.13%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (3.13%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 5 (3.13%) Information Management
11 5 (3.13%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.63%) C
1 9 (5.63%) C#
1 9 (5.63%) C++
1 9 (5.63%) PowerShell
1 9 (5.63%) VB
1 9 (5.63%) VBScript
2 4 (2.50%) Perl
2 4 (2.50%) Python
3 2 (1.25%) Tcl
4 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (40.00%) CCNP
3 41 (25.63%) CCNA
4 35 (21.88%) Security Cleared
5 30 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 18 (11.25%) CCIE
6 18 (11.25%) Degree
7 10 (6.25%) JNCIS
8 9 (5.63%) JNCIA
9 7 (4.38%) CCSA
9 7 (4.38%) CCSE
9 7 (4.38%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.75%) MCSA
10 6 (3.75%) MCSD
10 6 (3.75%) MCSE
10 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.13%) CISSP
11 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.25%) CCDP
12 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) GLP
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.13%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.25%) iptables
5 2 (1.25%) vCloud
5 2 (1.25%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) CiscoWorks
1 9 (5.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (4.38%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (3.75%) FortiGate
4 5 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.88%) OpenView
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.63%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 135 (84.38%) Cisco
2 59 (36.88%) Juniper
3 39 (24.38%) CheckPoint
4 31 (19.38%) F5
5 19 (11.88%) SolarWinds
6 18 (11.25%) Palo Alto
7 12 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (7.50%) VMware
8 11 (6.88%) Red Hat
9 10 (6.25%) HP
10 9 (5.63%) Huawei
10 9 (5.63%) NetScout
11 8 (5.00%) Aruba
12 6 (3.75%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.75%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.75%) Remedy
13 5 (3.13%) Avaya
13 5 (3.13%) Brocade
13 5 (3.13%) Nokia
14 4 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
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