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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / South West
Rank 122 134 127
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.31% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 2.24% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £413 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
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
331 401 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.05% 13.71% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 254 214
Median daily rate £370 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 46
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Dorset - 6 £438 -
Bristol -1 2 £360 -12.72% 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 13 (100.00%) OSPF
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) Network Management
7 5 (38.46%) MPLS
7 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (38.46%) SSL
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
8 4 (30.77%) Migration
8 4 (30.77%) Network Security
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 3 (23.08%) HSRP
9 3 (23.08%) Resilience Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Network Design
9 3 (23.08%) JIRA

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 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
5 5 (38.46%) SSL
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) HSRP
7 3 (23.08%) PPP
8 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 2 (15.38%) FabricPath
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
8 2 (15.38%) VLAN
8 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Network Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Network Management
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Network Design
4 3 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Resilience Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
5 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft