The table below looks at the statistics for BGP 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 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / South West
Rank 132 111 128
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing BGP 6 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.89% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 6.36% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 9
Median daily rate £358 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £363 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
398 409 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.73% 13.93% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 269 190
Median daily rate £365 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £446 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 28
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.90 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

BGP
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 across the South West region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +4 4 £358 -13.33%
Cornwall - 1 £338 - 2
Dorset - 1 £450 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 14 (100.00%) OSPF
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (71.43%) Firewall
5 9 (64.29%) Wireless
5 9 (64.29%) VPN
6 8 (57.14%) Juniper
6 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
7 7 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (42.86%) MPLS
8 6 (42.86%) ITIL
8 6 (42.86%) LAN
8 6 (42.86%) WAN
8 6 (42.86%) Network Management
9 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (35.71%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
10 4 (28.57%) Network Security
10 4 (28.57%) SSL
10 4 (28.57%) HP
10 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 4 (28.57%) CCNP
10 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
11 3 (21.43%) Migration
11 3 (21.43%) CCNA
11 3 (21.43%) Project Management
11 3 (21.43%) Network Design
11 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
11 3 (21.43%) HSRP

BGP
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) OSPF
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 9 (64.29%) Wireless
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (35.71%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) SSL
8 3 (21.43%) HSRP
8 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (14.29%) FWSM
9 2 (14.29%) Internet
9 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
9 2 (14.29%) VLAN
9 2 (14.29%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Telephony Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Network Management
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) IronPort
4 2 (14.29%) Nokia
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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