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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 226 173 187
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +14
Contract jobs citing BGP 31 105 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 1.06% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 6.09% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 64 22
Median daily rate £350 £365 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £265 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £47.83 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.77% +13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +36.65%
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
1485 1724 1859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.75% 17.37% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 947 880
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 110 99
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -30 13 £400 +6.31% 4
Surrey +10 9 £275 -18.51% 2
Hampshire -9 4 £335 -10.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £550 +15.78% 2
Oxfordshire -14 2 £350 +27.27% 2
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 97 (81.51%) Cisco
2 86 (72.27%) OSPF
3 68 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (53.78%) MPLS
5 55 (46.22%) Firewall
6 47 (39.50%) CCNP
6 47 (39.50%) WAN
7 44 (36.97%) Data Centre
8 43 (36.13%) LAN
9 42 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
10 41 (34.45%) Juniper
10 41 (34.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (31.93%) IPsec
12 36 (30.25%) VPN
13 34 (28.57%) DNS
14 30 (25.21%) F5
15 29 (24.37%) CheckPoint
16 27 (22.69%) EIGRP
17 25 (21.01%) CCNA
18 24 (20.17%) Telecoms
19 23 (19.33%) Load Balancing
20 22 (18.49%) Security Cleared
20 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
21 20 (16.81%) Wireless
22 19 (15.97%) RIP
22 19 (15.97%) Windows
23 18 (15.13%) SC Cleared
23 18 (15.13%) Network Design
23 18 (15.13%) HSRP
24 17 (14.29%) 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 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) CMS
2 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.84%) Apache
3 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
3 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (72.27%) OSPF
2 64 (53.78%) MPLS
3 55 (46.22%) Firewall
4 47 (39.50%) WAN
5 43 (36.13%) LAN
6 42 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (34.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 38 (31.93%) IPsec
9 36 (30.25%) VPN
10 34 (28.57%) DNS
11 27 (22.69%) EIGRP
12 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
13 20 (16.81%) Wireless
14 19 (15.97%) RIP
15 18 (15.13%) HSRP
16 16 (13.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 15 (12.61%) Ethernet
17 15 (12.61%) Network Security
18 14 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (11.76%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.68%) JIRA
1 2 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (20.17%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.40%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Billing
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Back Office
5 2 (1.68%) Electronics
5 2 (1.68%) Games
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (54.62%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (13.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (12.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (10.92%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) IP Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Architect
8 7 (5.88%) Consultant
8 7 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) IP Security Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Network Support
9 6 (5.04%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Design Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Network Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) CSS
2 4 (3.36%) .NET
2 4 (3.36%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.36%) XML
3 2 (1.68%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (36.97%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.24%) PKI
3 10 (8.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.04%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.20%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.20%) Streaming Video
7 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.52%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.68%) BBC
9 2 (1.68%) Digital TV
9 2 (1.68%) IPTV
9 2 (1.68%) MPEG
9 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.68%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.84%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.40%) Linux
4 6 (5.04%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.36%) AIX
7 2 (1.68%) Unix
8 1 (0.84%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Load Balancing
2 18 (15.13%) Network Design
3 17 (14.29%) ITIL
4 12 (10.08%) Network Architecture
5 10 (8.40%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.72%) High Availability
6 8 (6.72%) Migration
6 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.88%) Change Control
8 6 (5.04%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (5.04%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 6 (5.04%) Information Management
8 6 (5.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (5.04%) Operations Management
8 6 (5.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.20%) Presales
9 5 (4.20%) Project Management
10 4 (3.36%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.04%) C
2 4 (3.36%) C#
2 4 (3.36%) C++
2 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.36%) VB
2 4 (3.36%) VBScript
3 2 (1.68%) Perl
4 1 (0.84%) Java
4 1 (0.84%) Lisp
4 1 (0.84%) PHP
4 1 (0.84%) Python
4 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (39.50%) CCNP
3 25 (21.01%) CCNA
4 22 (18.49%) Security Cleared
5 18 (15.13%) SC Cleared
6 14 (11.76%) CCIE
7 11 (9.24%) Degree
8 9 (7.56%) CCSA
8 9 (7.56%) CCSE
9 6 (5.04%) CISSP
10 5 (4.20%) CCDP
11 4 (3.36%) JNCIP
12 3 (2.52%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (1.68%) CCDA
13 2 (1.68%) CCIP
13 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.68%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
2 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.04%) ProxySG
4 4 (3.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.68%) Docker
5 2 (1.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (6.72%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.68%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.68%) logstash
5 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.68%) Puppet
5 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.84%) Nagios
6 1 (0.84%) Nessus
6 1 (0.84%) OpenView
6 1 (0.84%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 97 (81.51%) Cisco
2 41 (34.45%) Juniper
3 30 (25.21%) F5
4 29 (24.37%) CheckPoint
5 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
6 14 (11.76%) Palo Alto
7 12 (10.08%) VMware
8 11 (9.24%) Fortinet
9 8 (6.72%) Nokia
9 8 (6.72%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.88%) Huawei
11 6 (5.04%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.20%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.20%) Riverbed
13 4 (3.36%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (2.52%) BMC
14 3 (2.52%) HP
14 3 (2.52%) Intel Security
14 3 (2.52%) Remedy
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