The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 36 30
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs citing BGP 19 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.99% 0.93% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.97% 5.26% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £415 £215 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.02% -46.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.75% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +36.65%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 119 57 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 31.23% 17.70% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 21 22
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £702 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing BGP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Basingstoke

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BGP in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Basingstoke

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Basingstoke

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for BGP.

1 20 (83.33%) OSPF
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (62.50%) Firewall
4 14 (58.33%) VPN
5 13 (54.17%) LAN
5 13 (54.17%) VLAN
6 12 (50.00%) Juniper
7 11 (45.83%) WAN
8 10 (41.67%) IPsec
8 10 (41.67%) Network Management
9 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
10 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
10 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
10 8 (33.33%) MPLS
10 8 (33.33%) JNCIS
10 8 (33.33%) CCNP
11 7 (29.17%) CCNA
11 7 (29.17%) JNCIA
11 7 (29.17%) Network Design
11 7 (29.17%) VMware
11 7 (29.17%) Junos
11 7 (29.17%) F5
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (25.00%) Brocade
12 6 (25.00%) CCDP
12 6 (25.00%) VoIP
13 5 (20.83%) CESG

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) OSPF
2 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) VPN
4 13 (54.17%) LAN
4 13 (54.17%) VLAN
5 11 (45.83%) WAN
6 10 (41.67%) IPsec
7 8 (33.33%) MPLS
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (29.17%) Junos
9 6 (25.00%) VoIP
10 5 (20.83%) LTE
10 5 (20.83%) MVNO
10 5 (20.83%) Network Security
10 5 (20.83%) SCTP
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.67%) DAB
11 4 (16.67%) DNS
12 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
12 3 (12.50%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Network Architect
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Engineering Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) IP Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Network Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Designer
6 2 (8.33%) IP Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Network Management
2 7 (29.17%) Network Design
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 5 (20.83%) Test Management
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) CCNP
4 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) JNCIS
5 7 (29.17%) CCNA
5 7 (29.17%) JNCIA
6 6 (25.00%) CCDP
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (29.17%) F5
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Brocade
5 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
6 3 (12.50%) Ericsson
6 3 (12.50%) Motorola
6 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.33%) Arista
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Infoblox
7 2 (8.33%) Riverbed