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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 182 208 185
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Contract jobs citing BGP 88 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.58% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 3.05% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 22
Median daily rate £375 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £244 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £515 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.83 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
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
1746 1771 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.45% 19.07% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 871 740
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 120 98
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +10 41 £414 +42.67% 5
Hampshire +18 22 £305 -37.11% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £375 - 1
Surrey 0 8 £383 +25.92% 6
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 140 (80.46%) Cisco
2 117 (67.24%) OSPF
3 112 (64.37%) MPLS
4 102 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (44.25%) Firewall
5 77 (44.25%) WAN
6 69 (39.66%) LAN
7 63 (36.21%) DNS
7 63 (36.21%) Juniper
8 62 (35.63%) VPN
8 62 (35.63%) CCNP
9 61 (35.06%) IPsec
10 53 (30.46%) EIGRP
11 52 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
12 51 (29.31%) TCP/IP
13 46 (26.44%) Data Centre
14 45 (25.86%) CCNA
15 43 (24.71%) CheckPoint
16 42 (24.14%) Security Cleared
17 40 (22.99%) Telecoms
17 40 (22.99%) Cisco Nexus
18 37 (21.26%) DHCP
19 34 (19.54%) SC Cleared
20 32 (18.39%) Load Balancing
20 32 (18.39%) Wireless
21 29 (16.67%) F5
22 26 (14.94%) RIP
22 26 (14.94%) SSL
23 25 (14.37%) Migration
23 25 (14.37%) ITIL

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 (1.72%) CMS
1 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
1 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.72%) MS Office
2 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (67.24%) OSPF
2 112 (64.37%) MPLS
3 77 (44.25%) Firewall
3 77 (44.25%) WAN
4 69 (39.66%) LAN
5 63 (36.21%) DNS
6 62 (35.63%) VPN
7 61 (35.06%) IPsec
8 53 (30.46%) EIGRP
9 52 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (29.31%) TCP/IP
11 40 (22.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (21.26%) DHCP
13 32 (18.39%) Wireless
14 26 (14.94%) RIP
14 26 (14.94%) SSL
15 25 (14.37%) HSRP
16 22 (12.64%) HTTP
17 21 (12.07%) IPv6
18 19 (10.92%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 10 (5.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 40 (22.99%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.47%) Finance
3 12 (6.90%) Marketing
4 5 (2.87%) Military
5 4 (2.30%) Games
6 3 (1.72%) Billing
6 3 (1.72%) Electronics
6 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.72%) Retail
7 2 (1.15%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 98 (56.32%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (12.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Security Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Support Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) IP Engineer
7 13 (7.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Analyst
8 9 (5.17%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Network Support
8 9 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Architect
9 8 (4.60%) IP Security Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Designer
10 7 (4.02%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.02%) Network Designer
11 6 (3.45%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.90%) CSS
2 10 (5.75%) .NET
2 10 (5.75%) XML
3 4 (2.30%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.30%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.44%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 11 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (5.75%) PKI
6 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.02%) Streaming Video
8 5 (2.87%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.30%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.30%) DTV
9 4 (2.30%) IPTV
9 4 (2.30%) MPEG
9 4 (2.30%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.15%) BBC
10 2 (1.15%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.57%) e-Health
11 1 (0.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.37%) Windows
2 22 (12.64%) Linux
3 21 (12.07%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.75%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.45%) Unix
7 3 (1.72%) CatOS
8 2 (1.15%) AIX
9 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.39%) Load Balancing
2 25 (14.37%) ITIL
2 25 (14.37%) Migration
3 23 (13.22%) Network Design
4 15 (8.62%) Network Architecture
5 14 (8.05%) High Availability
6 12 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 12 (6.90%) Process Improvement
7 10 (5.75%) Change Control
7 10 (5.75%) Presales
7 10 (5.75%) Software Testing
7 10 (5.75%) Workflow
8 9 (5.17%) Information Management
8 9 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.17%) Operations Management
9 8 (4.60%) Change Management
9 8 (4.60%) ITSM
10 7 (4.02%) DDoS Mitigation
10 7 (4.02%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 7 (4.02%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.75%) C
1 10 (5.75%) C#
1 10 (5.75%) C++
1 10 (5.75%) PowerShell
1 10 (5.75%) VB
1 10 (5.75%) VBScript
2 4 (2.30%) Perl
2 4 (2.30%) Python
3 2 (1.15%) Tcl
4 1 (0.57%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 102 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (35.63%) CCNP
3 45 (25.86%) CCNA
4 42 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 34 (19.54%) SC Cleared
6 20 (11.49%) CCIE
7 19 (10.92%) Degree
8 10 (5.75%) CCSA
8 10 (5.75%) CCSE
9 9 (5.17%) JNCIS
10 7 (4.02%) CISSP
10 7 (4.02%) JNCIA
10 7 (4.02%) JNCIP
11 6 (3.45%) CCDP
11 6 (3.45%) MCSA
11 6 (3.45%) MCSD
11 6 (3.45%) MCSE
11 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.87%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.15%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) GLP
System Software
1 12 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.02%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.15%) Docker
5 2 (1.15%) iptables
5 2 (1.15%) vCloud
5 2 (1.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (5.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (4.60%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.30%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.15%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.15%) logstash
5 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.15%) Puppet
5 2 (1.15%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.57%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 140 (80.46%) Cisco
2 63 (36.21%) Juniper
3 43 (24.71%) CheckPoint
4 29 (16.67%) F5
5 20 (11.49%) SolarWinds
6 17 (9.77%) Palo Alto
7 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
8 15 (8.62%) VMware
9 11 (6.32%) Red Hat
10 10 (5.75%) Fortinet
10 10 (5.75%) Huawei
11 9 (5.17%) Nokia
11 9 (5.17%) Remedy
12 7 (4.02%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (2.30%) Adobe
14 4 (2.30%) Apple
14 4 (2.30%) Extreme Networks
14 4 (2.30%) NetScout
14 4 (2.30%) Riverbed
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