The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 56 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.68% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 3.81% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £325 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -7.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +19.57%
BGP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 105 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.05% 11.90% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 50
Median daily rate £378 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
South Wales +19 3 £325 -7.14% 1
West Wales +9 1 - -
BGP
UK

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for BGP.

1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) BMC
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia