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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 132 147 123
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.25% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 1.96% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 15
Median daily rate £425 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £316 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
355 408 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.71% 12.78% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 225 277
Median daily rate £350 £351 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +3.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 60
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +68.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
Dorset - 6 £438 -
Bristol +4 1 £375 -16.66%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 22 (95.65%) OSPF
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco
3 19 (82.61%) Firewall
4 18 (78.26%) VPN
5 16 (69.57%) Juniper
6 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (52.17%) Wireless
8 11 (47.83%) ITIL
9 10 (43.48%) LAN
9 10 (43.48%) WAN
9 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
9 10 (43.48%) Palo Alto
9 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (34.78%) Network Security
10 8 (34.78%) CCNP
11 7 (30.43%) VLAN
11 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
11 7 (30.43%) MPLS
11 7 (30.43%) SSL
11 7 (30.43%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
11 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
11 7 (30.43%) Network Management
12 6 (26.09%) HSRP
12 6 (26.09%) SonicWALL
12 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
12 6 (26.09%) Internet
12 6 (26.09%) CCNA
12 6 (26.09%) VoIP

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 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) OSPF
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
3 18 (78.26%) VPN
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (52.17%) Wireless
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (43.48%) LAN
6 10 (43.48%) WAN
7 8 (34.78%) Network Security
8 7 (30.43%) MPLS
8 7 (30.43%) SSL
8 7 (30.43%) VLAN
9 6 (26.09%) HSRP
9 6 (26.09%) Internet
9 6 (26.09%) VoIP
10 5 (21.74%) IPsec
11 4 (17.39%) DHCP
12 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
12 3 (13.04%) VPLS
12 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Network Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Migration Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) CESG
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
2 7 (30.43%) Network Management
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Network Design
5 3 (13.04%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) CCDP
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) JNCIA
5 3 (13.04%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.35%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) Juniper
3 10 (43.48%) Palo Alto
4 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 6 (26.09%) SonicWALL
5 5 (21.74%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
6 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
6 3 (13.04%) Intel Security
6 3 (13.04%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft