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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 117 135 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing BGP 28 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.38% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 3.19% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 19
Median daily rate £363 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £515 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £385
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
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
528 376 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.51% 11.90% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 229 210
Median daily rate £360 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 42
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Wiltshire +2 14 £361 -23.94%
Gloucestershire -3 6 £325 -20.24% 2
Dorset - 5 £400 -
Devon +7 3 £375 +51.51%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (83.93%) CCNP
4 46 (82.14%) VPN
4 46 (82.14%) MPLS
5 45 (80.36%) OSPF
6 43 (76.79%) Juniper
7 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
8 41 (73.21%) SC Cleared
9 38 (67.86%) WAN
10 37 (66.07%) IPsec
11 34 (60.71%) Firewall
12 28 (50.00%) DV Cleared
13 25 (44.64%) EIGRP
14 23 (41.07%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (37.50%) Linux
16 18 (32.14%) JNCIS
17 17 (30.36%) BT
18 16 (28.57%) VLAN
19 13 (23.21%) JNCIP
19 13 (23.21%) ITIL
20 12 (21.43%) HSRP
21 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
21 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
22 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
22 9 (16.07%) Change Management
23 8 (14.29%) LAN
23 8 (14.29%) Intel Security
23 8 (14.29%) CCIE
23 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Communications & Networking
1 46 (82.14%) MPLS
1 46 (82.14%) VPN
2 45 (80.36%) OSPF
3 38 (67.86%) WAN
4 37 (66.07%) IPsec
5 34 (60.71%) Firewall
6 25 (44.64%) EIGRP
7 23 (41.07%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (28.57%) VLAN
9 12 (21.43%) HSRP
10 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
12 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (14.29%) LAN
13 6 (10.71%) DHCP
13 6 (10.71%) Network Security
13 6 (10.71%) Spanning Tree
14 5 (8.93%) Internet
14 5 (8.93%) RIP
14 5 (8.93%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.57%) Billing
2 2 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Designer
2 30 (53.57%) Network Designer
3 17 (30.36%) Network Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) IP Designer
5 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Network Analyst
11 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) Architect
11 1 (1.79%) Data Centre Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) Network Architect
11 1 (1.79%) Network Security Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) Security Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.14%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
1 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) CatOS
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Change Management
3 7 (12.50%) Migration
3 7 (12.50%) Network Design
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.93%) SIEM
6 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (5.36%) High Availability
7 3 (5.36%) Information Security
7 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.57%) Network Management
8 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 52 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (83.93%) CCNP
3 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 41 (73.21%) SC Cleared
5 28 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 18 (32.14%) JNCIS
7 13 (23.21%) JNCIP
8 8 (14.29%) CCIE
8 8 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (8.93%) CCNA
10 3 (5.36%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (3.57%) HND
12 1 (1.79%) CCSA
12 1 (1.79%) CCSE
12 1 (1.79%) MCSE
12 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (76.79%) Juniper
3 17 (30.36%) BT
4 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 8 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 8 (14.29%) SonicWALL
6 5 (8.93%) F5
6 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.93%) Sourcefire
6 5 (8.93%) WatchGuard
7 3 (5.36%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.36%) TippingPoint
8 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.79%) Nokia