Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 6 months to 19 November 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)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 51 56
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 +17
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.30% 1.62% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 8.93% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.48% +14.81%
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £29.61 £34.00
% change year-on-year +35.09% -12.91% -

BGP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 123 112 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.28% 18.09% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 58 43
Bedfordshire median daily rate £389 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £205
90th Percentile £525 £589 £500
East of England median daily rate £370 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +125.81% +40.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.25 £40.70 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Bedfordshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Bedfordshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 - -
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) Trustwave
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Security
2 1 (50.00%) HP APS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Security
2 1 (50.00%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Trustwave
2 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (50.00%) VMware