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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 195 199 195
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing BGP 69 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.83% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 4.36% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 18
Median daily rate £365 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £244 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £48.00 - £41.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 - £40.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 - £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 - £40.00
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
1671 1813 1703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.86% 18.96% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 943 736
Median daily rate £375 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 121 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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
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 26 July 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 -6 30 £375 +10.29% 5
Hampshire +2 17 £335 -28.82% 5
Surrey +2 10 £380 +1.33% 7
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £375 -16.66%
West Sussex -3 3 £365 +8.14%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 122 (78.21%) Cisco
2 105 (67.31%) OSPF
3 96 (61.54%) MPLS
4 92 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (45.51%) Firewall
6 67 (42.95%) WAN
7 62 (39.74%) IPsec
8 60 (38.46%) CCNP
9 59 (37.82%) LAN
10 56 (35.90%) DNS
11 55 (35.26%) Juniper
12 54 (34.62%) VPN
13 49 (31.41%) EIGRP
14 47 (30.13%) Cisco ASA
15 45 (28.85%) Data Centre
15 45 (28.85%) TCP/IP
16 42 (26.92%) CCNA
17 41 (26.28%) Security Cleared
18 37 (23.72%) CheckPoint
19 35 (22.44%) Telecoms
19 35 (22.44%) Cisco Nexus
20 34 (21.79%) SC Cleared
21 31 (19.87%) DHCP
22 30 (19.23%) Load Balancing
23 29 (18.59%) HSRP
24 28 (17.95%) F5
25 27 (17.31%) Wireless
26 24 (15.38%) Windows
27 23 (14.74%) RIP
28 21 (13.46%) HTTP

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 3 (1.92%) OpenStack
1 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) CMS
2 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (67.31%) OSPF
2 96 (61.54%) MPLS
3 71 (45.51%) Firewall
4 67 (42.95%) WAN
5 62 (39.74%) IPsec
6 59 (37.82%) LAN
7 56 (35.90%) DNS
8 54 (34.62%) VPN
9 49 (31.41%) EIGRP
10 47 (30.13%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (28.85%) TCP/IP
12 35 (22.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (19.87%) DHCP
14 29 (18.59%) HSRP
15 27 (17.31%) Wireless
16 23 (14.74%) RIP
17 21 (13.46%) HTTP
18 20 (12.82%) SSL
19 19 (12.18%) IPv6
20 18 (11.54%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 8 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 35 (22.44%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.69%) Marketing
3 10 (6.41%) Finance
4 5 (3.21%) Military
5 3 (1.92%) Billing
5 3 (1.92%) Electronics
5 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.28%) Back Office
6 2 (1.28%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (55.13%) Network Engineer
2 20 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (10.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (10.26%) Security Engineer
5 14 (8.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) IP Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Architect
8 9 (5.77%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) IP Security Engineer
10 7 (4.49%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.49%) Network Support
10 7 (4.49%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Designer
11 6 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.33%) CSS
2 10 (6.41%) .NET
2 10 (6.41%) XML
3 5 (3.21%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.28%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.05%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.77%) PKI
6 5 (3.21%) Streaming Video
7 4 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.28%) BBC
8 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.28%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.28%) IPTV
8 2 (1.28%) MPEG
8 2 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.28%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) STB
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.38%) Windows
2 21 (13.46%) Windows Server
3 18 (11.54%) Linux
4 12 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.41%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.56%) Unix
7 2 (1.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.64%) CentOS
8 1 (0.64%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 21 (13.46%) ITIL
3 19 (12.18%) Network Design
4 15 (9.62%) Network Architecture
5 14 (8.97%) High Availability
5 14 (8.97%) Migration
6 13 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 12 (7.69%) Process Improvement
8 11 (7.05%) Presales
9 10 (6.41%) Software Testing
9 10 (6.41%) Workflow
10 9 (5.77%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.13%) Change Control
12 7 (4.49%) DDoS Mitigation
12 7 (4.49%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 7 (4.49%) Information Management
12 7 (4.49%) ITSM
12 7 (4.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 7 (4.49%) Operations Management
12 7 (4.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.41%) C
1 10 (6.41%) C#
1 10 (6.41%) C++
1 10 (6.41%) PowerShell
1 10 (6.41%) VB
1 10 (6.41%) VBScript
2 5 (3.21%) Perl
3 4 (2.56%) Python
4 2 (1.28%) Tcl
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) Lisp
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (38.46%) CCNP
3 42 (26.92%) CCNA
4 41 (26.28%) Security Cleared
5 34 (21.79%) SC Cleared
6 20 (12.82%) Degree
7 17 (10.90%) CCIE
8 10 (6.41%) CCSA
8 10 (6.41%) CCSE
9 8 (5.13%) JNCIS
10 7 (4.49%) CCDP
10 7 (4.49%) CISSP
10 7 (4.49%) JNCIA
10 7 (4.49%) JNCIP
11 6 (3.85%) MCSA
11 6 (3.85%) MCSD
11 6 (3.85%) MCSE
11 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.56%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.92%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) GLP
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 10 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.49%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.28%) Docker
5 2 (1.28%) vCloud
5 2 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (7.05%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (4.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.28%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.28%) logstash
5 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.28%) Puppet
5 2 (1.28%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.64%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 122 (78.21%) Cisco
2 55 (35.26%) Juniper
3 37 (23.72%) CheckPoint
4 28 (17.95%) F5
5 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.62%) VMware
7 13 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 12 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 12 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 10 (6.41%) Fortinet
10 9 (5.77%) Huawei
10 9 (5.77%) Nokia
11 8 (5.13%) Remedy
12 7 (4.49%) Blue Coat
13 5 (3.21%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (3.21%) Extreme Networks
14 3 (1.92%) BMC
14 3 (1.92%) SAP
15 2 (1.28%) Adobe
15 2 (1.28%) Intel Security
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