The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 17 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Contract jobs citing BGP 19 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.01% 0.85% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.39% 7.14% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 1
Median daily rate £363 £288 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% +40.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -
BGP
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 42 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.78% 11.90% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 59
Median daily rate £363 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.63 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -29.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the Swindon region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for BGP.

1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (96.97%) CCNP
2 32 (96.97%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (87.88%) Juniper
3 29 (87.88%) OSPF
4 28 (84.85%) IPsec
4 28 (84.85%) MPLS
4 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
5 27 (81.82%) SC Cleared
5 27 (81.82%) VPN
5 27 (81.82%) WAN
6 24 (72.73%) DV Cleared
7 19 (57.58%) JNCIS
7 19 (57.58%) Linux
8 17 (51.52%) BT
9 16 (48.48%) Firewall
10 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (36.36%) EIGRP
12 9 (27.27%) JNCIP
13 6 (18.18%) Sourcefire
13 6 (18.18%) SIEM
13 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
13 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
14 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.15%) Palo Alto
14 5 (15.15%) Degree
15 4 (12.12%) SSH
15 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
15 4 (12.12%) Check Point Certification
15 4 (12.12%) Finance

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 29 (87.88%) OSPF
2 28 (84.85%) IPsec
2 28 (84.85%) MPLS
3 27 (81.82%) VPN
3 27 (81.82%) WAN
4 16 (48.48%) Firewall
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (36.36%) EIGRP
7 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.12%) PuTTY
8 4 (12.12%) SSH
8 4 (12.12%) Telnet
9 3 (9.09%) Network Security
10 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
10 2 (6.06%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (3.03%) HSRP
11 1 (3.03%) Multicast
11 1 (3.03%) RSVP
11 1 (3.03%) VRRP
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Billing
2 3 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Designer
2 26 (78.79%) Network Designer
3 9 (27.27%) IP Designer
4 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) CatOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) SIEM
2 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Network Management
2 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.06%) Change Control
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 32 (96.97%) CCNP
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
3 27 (81.82%) SC Cleared
4 24 (72.73%) DV Cleared
5 19 (57.58%) JNCIS
6 9 (27.27%) JNCIP
7 5 (15.15%) Degree
8 4 (12.12%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (9.09%) CCIE
9 3 (9.09%) HND
10 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (87.88%) Juniper
3 17 (51.52%) BT
4 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
4 6 (18.18%) Sourcefire
5 5 (15.15%) Palo Alto
6 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint