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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 128 132 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.63% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 4.52% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 22
Median daily rate £333 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £311 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £535 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 465 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.78% 14.04% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 232 353
Median daily rate £325 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +84.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £42.60
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 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
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 30 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
Bristol - 5 £358 -
Dorset - 4 £315 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 37 (97.37%) Cisco
2 33 (86.84%) Firewall
3 31 (81.58%) VPN
4 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (76.32%) OSPF
6 25 (65.79%) Juniper
7 24 (63.16%) CCNP
8 21 (55.26%) MPLS
8 21 (55.26%) SC Cleared
8 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
9 18 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (47.37%) WAN
10 16 (42.11%) ITIL
10 16 (42.11%) IPsec
10 16 (42.11%) VLAN
11 15 (39.47%) EIGRP
12 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (31.58%) HSRP
13 12 (31.58%) LAN
14 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
15 10 (26.32%) Wireless
15 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
16 9 (23.68%) Network Security
16 9 (23.68%) DHCP
17 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
17 8 (21.05%) VoIP
17 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
17 8 (21.05%) Internet
17 8 (21.05%) Migration
17 8 (21.05%) Change Management

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 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 31 (81.58%) VPN
3 29 (76.32%) OSPF
4 21 (55.26%) MPLS
5 18 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (47.37%) WAN
6 16 (42.11%) IPsec
6 16 (42.11%) VLAN
7 15 (39.47%) EIGRP
8 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (31.58%) HSRP
9 12 (31.58%) LAN
10 10 (26.32%) Wireless
11 9 (23.68%) DHCP
11 9 (23.68%) Network Security
12 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
12 8 (21.05%) Internet
12 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (21.05%) VoIP
13 5 (13.16%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.26%) Billing
2 2 (5.26%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Network Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Designer
3 6 (15.79%) Network Designer
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IP Designer
4 5 (13.16%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.89%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) CESG
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Change Management
2 8 (21.05%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) Network Design
2 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.42%) Network Management
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Change Control
6 3 (7.89%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (63.16%) CCNP
3 21 (55.26%) SC Cleared
3 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (21.05%) Degree
4 8 (21.05%) JNCIP
5 7 (18.42%) CCIE
5 7 (18.42%) CCNA
6 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) CCDP
7 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
8 2 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (5.26%) HND
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.26%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.63%) CCSA
9 1 (2.63%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) Cisco
2 25 (65.79%) Juniper
3 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
4 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
4 8 (21.05%) SonicWALL
5 5 (13.16%) F5
5 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
5 5 (13.16%) WatchGuard
6 4 (10.53%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) Intel Security
7 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.89%) Dell
7 3 (7.89%) TippingPoint
8 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.63%) BT
9 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire