The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing BGP 16 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.58% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 5.91% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 8
Median daily rate £285 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.72% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
336 254 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.16% 9.80% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 126 131
Median daily rate £363 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 51
Median hourly rate £23.95 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.05% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.02 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £25.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the West Midlands region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +11 12 £299 - 1
Shropshire - 3 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £265 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BGP.

1 31 (86.11%) Cisco
2 28 (77.78%) Firewall
3 27 (75.00%) OSPF
4 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (58.33%) WAN
6 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
6 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
7 16 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (44.44%) Juniper
7 16 (44.44%) CCNP
8 14 (38.89%) VPN
9 13 (36.11%) LAN
9 13 (36.11%) MPLS
10 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
11 10 (27.78%) Network Design
11 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
12 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (22.22%) Junos
13 8 (22.22%) Migration
14 7 (19.44%) CCDP
14 7 (19.44%) F5
14 7 (19.44%) Network Security
14 7 (19.44%) Fortinet
15 6 (16.67%) Aruba
15 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 6 (16.67%) CCNA
15 6 (16.67%) Oracle
15 6 (16.67%) Blue Coat

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) Firewall
2 27 (75.00%) OSPF
3 21 (58.33%) WAN
4 16 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (38.89%) VPN
6 13 (36.11%) LAN
6 13 (36.11%) MPLS
7 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (22.22%) Junos
9 7 (19.44%) Network Security
10 6 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 6 (16.67%) Wireless
11 5 (13.89%) DNS
11 5 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (13.89%) PBX
11 5 (13.89%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.89%) X.21
12 4 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (11.11%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Designer
4 5 (13.89%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Network Designer
4 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Principal Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Network Design
2 8 (22.22%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.89%) Network Management
5 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Presales
7 1 (2.78%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) High Availability
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Server Hardening
7 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) Python
1 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
3 16 (44.44%) CCNP
4 7 (19.44%) CCDP
5 6 (16.67%) CCNA
6 4 (11.11%) CCIE
7 2 (5.56%) CCDA
7 2 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
1 1 (2.78%) NFS
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) OpenView
1 1 (2.78%) OPNET
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Cisco
2 16 (44.44%) Juniper
3 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (19.44%) F5
4 7 (19.44%) Fortinet
5 6 (16.67%) Aruba
5 6 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) AirMagnet
6 2 (5.56%) CA
6 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.78%) BMC
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Nokia
7 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.78%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
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Posted: 3 days ago