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 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 37 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.81% 2.07% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.24% 15.09% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £363 £475 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -8.44%
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
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
89 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 25.00% 13.73% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 32 29
Median daily rate £360 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -56.79%
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 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 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 Swindon region with a requirement for BGP.

1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) CCNP
2 35 (94.59%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (89.19%) Juniper
3 33 (89.19%) OSPF
4 32 (86.49%) VPN
4 32 (86.49%) MPLS
4 32 (86.49%) IPsec
4 32 (86.49%) Security Cleared
5 31 (83.78%) SC Cleared
6 30 (81.08%) WAN
7 28 (75.68%) DV Cleared
8 20 (54.05%) Linux
9 18 (48.65%) EIGRP
9 18 (48.65%) JNCIS
10 17 (45.95%) BT
11 16 (43.24%) Firewall
12 13 (35.14%) JNCIP
12 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (16.22%) Palo Alto
13 6 (16.22%) Intel Security
14 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
14 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
14 5 (13.51%) Sourcefire
14 5 (13.51%) Degree
14 5 (13.51%) SIEM
15 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
15 4 (10.81%) Finance
15 4 (10.81%) Network Security
15 4 (10.81%) ITIL

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 33 (89.19%) OSPF
2 32 (86.49%) IPsec
2 32 (86.49%) MPLS
2 32 (86.49%) VPN
3 30 (81.08%) WAN
4 18 (48.65%) EIGRP
5 16 (43.24%) Firewall
6 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.81%) Network Security
9 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.11%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 3 (8.11%) HSRP
9 3 (8.11%) PuTTY
9 3 (8.11%) SSH
9 3 (8.11%) Telnet
10 2 (5.41%) VLAN
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Designer
2 30 (81.08%) Network Designer
3 13 (35.14%) IP Designer
4 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) OCX
2 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) CatOS
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) SIEM
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.11%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.41%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Network Management
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 35 (94.59%) CCNP
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (86.49%) Security Cleared
3 31 (83.78%) SC Cleared
4 28 (75.68%) DV Cleared
5 18 (48.65%) JNCIS
6 13 (35.14%) JNCIP
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 4 (10.81%) CCIE
9 2 (5.41%) CCNA
9 2 (5.41%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (5.41%) HND
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.70%) CCSA
10 1 (2.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (89.19%) Juniper
3 17 (45.95%) BT
4 6 (16.22%) Intel Security
4 6 (16.22%) Palo Alto
5 5 (13.51%) Sourcefire
6 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.70%) TippingPoint