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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 103 76 115
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +39
Contract jobs citing BGP 37 45 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 1.90% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.39% 13.27% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 1
Median daily rate £370 £323 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% -28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -12.25%
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
England

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
394 339 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.21% 14.29% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 192 146
Median daily rate £358 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £237 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.48 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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
Shropshire -24 10 £380 - 1
Birmingham -38 9 £370 +13.84% 2
Worcestershire - 4 £380 -
Solihull -16 3 £270 -10.00% 2
Staffordshire - 3 £325 - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BGP.

1 45 (81.82%) Cisco
2 41 (74.55%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (65.45%) Juniper
4 35 (63.64%) CCNP
5 34 (61.82%) OSPF
6 29 (52.73%) Firewall
6 29 (52.73%) WAN
7 28 (50.91%) VPN
8 26 (47.27%) LAN
9 25 (45.45%) Security Cleared
10 24 (43.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (41.82%) SC Cleared
11 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
12 19 (34.55%) Migration
12 19 (34.55%) F5
13 18 (32.73%) MPLS
13 18 (32.73%) CCDP
14 16 (29.09%) BIG-IP
15 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (27.27%) SolarWinds
15 15 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
16 14 (25.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 14 (25.45%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (25.45%) Fortinet
16 14 (25.45%) Nokia
17 13 (23.64%) JNCIA
18 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
18 12 (21.82%) ITIL
19 11 (20.00%) CCNA
19 11 (20.00%) Cisco Prime

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:

Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (61.82%) OSPF
2 29 (52.73%) Firewall
2 29 (52.73%) WAN
3 28 (50.91%) VPN
4 26 (47.27%) LAN
5 24 (43.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (32.73%) MPLS
7 16 (29.09%) BIG-IP
8 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
9 14 (25.45%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (25.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (18.18%) VLAN
11 9 (16.36%) EIGRP
11 9 (16.36%) PBX
11 9 (16.36%) Wireless
11 9 (16.36%) X.21
12 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.55%) VoIP
13 6 (10.91%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Designer
2 14 (25.45%) Network Designer
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Design Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Network Specialist
7 5 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Monitoring Specialist
7 5 (9.09%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Network Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (7.27%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Support
9 3 (5.45%) Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) CSS
2 3 (5.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.36%) User Experience
3 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Migration
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
3 11 (20.00%) Network Management
4 10 (18.18%) Network Design
4 10 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (16.36%) ITIL V3
5 9 (16.36%) Network Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) Change Management
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.27%) System Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.64%) Change Control
10 2 (3.64%) Matrix Management
10 2 (3.64%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (3.64%) Network Planning
10 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.64%) Python
1 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
1 2 (3.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (74.55%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (63.64%) CCNP
3 25 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 23 (41.82%) SC Cleared
5 18 (32.73%) CCDP
6 13 (23.64%) JNCIA
7 11 (20.00%) CCNA
8 8 (14.55%) CCIE
9 5 (9.09%) JNCIP
10 3 (5.45%) CCDA
11 1 (1.82%) CCSE
11 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (18.18%) OPNET
3 5 (9.09%) Nagios
4 4 (7.27%) FortiGate
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.82%) Cacti
6 1 (1.82%) OpenView
6 1 (1.82%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) Cisco
2 36 (65.45%) Juniper
3 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
4 19 (34.55%) F5
5 15 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 14 (25.45%) Fortinet
6 14 (25.45%) Nokia
7 11 (20.00%) Riverbed
8 10 (18.18%) BMC
9 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.45%) Aruba
10 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
11 2 (3.64%) Avaya
11 2 (3.64%) Brocade
11 2 (3.64%) BT
11 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
11 2 (3.64%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.64%) VMware
12 1 (1.82%) Extreme Networks
12 1 (1.82%) HP
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