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 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
22 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 109 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing BGP 33 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 0.59% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.07% 4.75% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 17
Median daily rate £363 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £545 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 - £41.00
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
544 400 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.87% 12.46% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 233 235
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +102.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 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 22 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 -9 14 £361 -23.94% 1
Dorset - 7 £400 -
Gloucestershire +1 6 £325 +4.00%
Devon +11 3 £375 +51.51%
Bristol - 3 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 55 (90.16%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (83.61%) VPN
4 50 (81.97%) CCNP
4 50 (81.97%) OSPF
5 48 (78.69%) Juniper
6 46 (75.41%) MPLS
6 46 (75.41%) Security Cleared
7 45 (73.77%) SC Cleared
8 40 (65.57%) WAN
8 40 (65.57%) IPsec
9 39 (63.93%) Firewall
10 28 (45.90%) DV Cleared
11 26 (42.62%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (40.98%) EIGRP
13 21 (34.43%) Linux
14 18 (29.51%) JNCIS
15 17 (27.87%) BT
16 16 (26.23%) JNCIP
16 16 (26.23%) VLAN
17 15 (24.59%) ITIL
18 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
19 12 (19.67%) HSRP
20 10 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
20 10 (16.39%) LAN
20 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
20 10 (16.39%) Palo Alto
21 9 (14.75%) DHCP
21 9 (14.75%) Ethernet
21 9 (14.75%) 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 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (83.61%) VPN
2 50 (81.97%) OSPF
3 46 (75.41%) MPLS
4 40 (65.57%) IPsec
4 40 (65.57%) WAN
5 39 (63.93%) Firewall
6 26 (42.62%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (40.98%) EIGRP
8 16 (26.23%) VLAN
9 12 (19.67%) HSRP
10 10 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (16.39%) LAN
10 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
11 9 (14.75%) DHCP
11 9 (14.75%) Ethernet
11 9 (14.75%) Network Security
12 8 (13.11%) Internet
12 8 (13.11%) VoIP
13 7 (11.48%) Wireless
14 6 (9.84%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.28%) Billing
2 2 (3.28%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Designer
2 30 (49.18%) Network Designer
3 17 (27.87%) Network Engineer
4 13 (21.31%) IP Designer
5 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Network Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Administrator
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 1 (1.64%) Data Centre Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Network Architect
11 1 (1.64%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) 802.1X
2 4 (6.56%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) CESG
4 3 (4.92%) PKI
5 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) CatOS
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Change Management
3 7 (11.48%) Migration
3 7 (11.48%) Network Design
3 7 (11.48%) Project Management
4 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.20%) SIEM
6 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.56%) Change Control
6 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.56%) Network Management
7 3 (4.92%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) High Availability
7 3 (4.92%) Information Security
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 55 (90.16%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (81.97%) CCNP
3 46 (75.41%) Security Cleared
4 45 (73.77%) SC Cleared
5 28 (45.90%) DV Cleared
6 18 (29.51%) JNCIS
7 16 (26.23%) JNCIP
8 8 (13.11%) CCIE
8 8 (13.11%) CCNA
8 8 (13.11%) Degree
9 3 (4.92%) CCDP
9 3 (4.92%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.92%) JNCIA
10 2 (3.28%) HND
11 1 (1.64%) CCSA
11 1 (1.64%) CCSE
11 1 (1.64%) MCSE
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (78.69%) Juniper
3 17 (27.87%) BT
4 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
5 10 (16.39%) Palo Alto
6 8 (13.11%) Intel Security
6 8 (13.11%) SonicWALL
7 5 (8.20%) F5
7 5 (8.20%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.20%) Sourcefire
7 5 (8.20%) WatchGuard
8 3 (4.92%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.92%) Dell
8 3 (4.92%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) TippingPoint
9 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.64%) Nokia