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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 117 115 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs citing BGP 21 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.24% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.90% 1.80% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 14
Median daily rate £400 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £415 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
356 333 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.83% 13.14% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 159 190
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 32
Median hourly rate £15.71 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.97 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.20 £29.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 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
Birmingham -9 5 £400 -15.78% 1
Shropshire - 5 £475 - 3
Coventry - 2 £265 - 3
Warwickshire - 2 £550 - 2
Smethwick - 1 £360 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 38 (86.36%) Cisco
2 35 (79.55%) OSPF
3 34 (77.27%) Firewall
4 30 (68.18%) Juniper
5 25 (56.82%) CheckPoint
6 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (45.45%) CCNP
8 19 (43.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (40.91%) Fortinet
9 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
10 17 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
10 17 (38.64%) VPN
11 16 (36.36%) F5
12 15 (34.09%) SolarWinds
12 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
12 15 (34.09%) CSS
13 14 (31.82%) BMC
13 14 (31.82%) Nokia
13 14 (31.82%) OPNET
13 14 (31.82%) BIG-IP
13 14 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (29.55%) Riverbed
14 13 (29.55%) WAN
15 10 (22.73%) LAN
15 10 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
15 10 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
16 9 (20.45%) CCNA
16 9 (20.45%) CCDP
16 9 (20.45%) Data Centre

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 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) OSPF
2 34 (77.27%) Firewall
3 19 (43.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (38.64%) VPN
5 14 (31.82%) BIG-IP
5 14 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 13 (29.55%) WAN
7 10 (22.73%) LAN
8 8 (18.18%) MPLS
9 7 (15.91%) Wireless
10 5 (11.36%) DHCP
10 5 (11.36%) DNS
10 5 (11.36%) EIGRP
10 5 (11.36%) PBX
10 5 (11.36%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.36%) X.21
11 4 (9.09%) Network Security
11 4 (9.09%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Designer
3 5 (11.36%) Monitoring Specialist
3 5 (11.36%) Network Designer
3 5 (11.36%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 5 (11.36%) Network Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) CSS
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.18%) User Experience
3 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.82%) CESG
5 2 (4.55%) CMDB
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
2 10 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 8 (18.18%) Network Design
3 8 (18.18%) Network Management
4 7 (15.91%) Migration
4 7 (15.91%) Network Architecture
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.27%) Coaching
9 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.27%) Product Management
9 1 (2.27%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (45.45%) CCNP
3 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) CCDP
5 9 (20.45%) CCNA
6 4 (9.09%) CCIE
6 4 (9.09%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.82%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) OPNET
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Cisco
2 30 (68.18%) Juniper
3 25 (56.82%) CheckPoint
4 18 (40.91%) Fortinet
5 16 (36.36%) F5
6 15 (34.09%) SolarWinds
7 14 (31.82%) BMC
7 14 (31.82%) Nokia
8 13 (29.55%) Riverbed
9 4 (9.09%) HP
10 3 (6.82%) Aruba
10 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat
10 3 (6.82%) Dell
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle
11 2 (4.55%) Brocade
11 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
12 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
12 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £280 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago