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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol-4 (BGP4)
Rank - 644 620
Contract jobs citing BGP-4 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.012% 0.042%
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
8519 8251 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.87% 14.73% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5166 4605 3901
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 478 403
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.10 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) 2G
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) 4G
3 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) 3G
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) RIP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Release Management
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (20.00%) Network Management
5 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control

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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support
1 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper