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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 39 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.18% 2.87% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 14.74% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Median daily rate £363 £475 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -8.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
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
78 95 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 23.08% 19.51% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 51 69
Median daily rate £375 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (81.25%) EIGRP
4 12 (75.00%) VPN
4 12 (75.00%) OSPF
4 12 (75.00%) Juniper
4 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
5 11 (68.75%) IPsec
5 11 (68.75%) MPLS
6 10 (62.50%) WAN
7 9 (56.25%) JNCIP
8 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (50.00%) Firewall
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (31.25%) Degree
10 4 (25.00%) Network Security
10 4 (25.00%) ITIL
10 4 (25.00%) Linux
10 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (18.75%) PuTTY
11 3 (18.75%) Change Control
11 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
11 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
11 3 (18.75%) CCIE
11 3 (18.75%) Telnet
11 3 (18.75%) OCX
11 3 (18.75%) Computer Science

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 13 (81.25%) EIGRP
2 12 (75.00%) OSPF
2 12 (75.00%) VPN
3 11 (68.75%) IPsec
3 11 (68.75%) MPLS
4 10 (62.50%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
8 3 (18.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 3 (18.75%) PuTTY
8 3 (18.75%) SSH
8 3 (18.75%) Telnet
9 2 (12.50%) HSRP
9 2 (12.50%) VLAN
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (6.25%) RSVP
10 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Designer
1 10 (62.50%) Network Designer
2 9 (56.25%) IP Designer
3 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) OCX
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) JNCIP
5 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) CCIE
8 2 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (12.50%) HND
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
9 1 (6.25%) CCNA
9 1 (6.25%) CCSA
9 1 (6.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) BT
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.25%) TippingPoint