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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.66% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 26 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.18% 8.52% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 28
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Bedfordshire