The table below looks at the statistics for BGP-4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BGP-4 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BGP-4
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
510 359 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.14% 11.86% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 203 217
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £475 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

BGP-4
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing BGP-4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP-4 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BGP-4
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP-4 across the South West region.

BGP-4 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BGP-4
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BGP-4 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 West region with a requirement for BGP-4.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper