The table below looks at the statistics for BGP-4 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP-4 over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank 619 - 631
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BGP-4 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% - 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7522 7923 8209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.11% 14.35% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4548 4651 4687
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 475 440
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

BGP-4
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BGP-4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP-4 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP-4
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP-4 within the UK.

BGP-4 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BGP-4
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP-4 within the UK.

BGP-4 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BGP-4
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP-4 within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
England - 2 - - 1
London - 2 - -
Chessington - 1 - -

BGP-4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BGP-4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BGP-4.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberoam
2 1 (50.00%) TRILL
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) OpenFlow
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) 802.11
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

BGP-4
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) 802.11
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OpenFlow
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) TRILL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberoam
2 1 (50.00%) F5