The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 23 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 84 90
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing BGP 19 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.04% 1.69% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 7.26% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 10
Median daily rate £500 £414 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.84% +19.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £339 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +11.17% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 369 551 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.12% 23.32% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 249 243
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -60.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.46
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 Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Berkshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Berkshire

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Berkshire

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BGP in Berkshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Reading -1 10 £525 +24.55% 3
Bracknell +9 3 £500 +48.14%
Slough +5 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 29 (70.73%) MPLS
3 26 (63.41%) TCP/IP
4 25 (60.98%) OSPF
5 24 (58.54%) CCNP
5 24 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (56.10%) Telecoms
7 16 (39.02%) Firewall
8 15 (36.59%) VPN
9 12 (29.27%) Migration
10 11 (26.83%) Huawei
10 11 (26.83%) DNS
11 10 (24.39%) Juniper
11 10 (24.39%) CCIP
11 10 (24.39%) Network Design
12 9 (21.95%) CCIE
12 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
12 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
13 8 (19.51%) Multicast
13 8 (19.51%) CCNA
13 8 (19.51%) SNMP
13 8 (19.51%) WAN
14 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
14 7 (17.07%) LAN
14 7 (17.07%) ITIL
14 7 (17.07%) IPv6
14 7 (17.07%) HP
14 7 (17.07%) Internet
14 7 (17.07%) EIGRP
14 7 (17.07%) ICMP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) MPLS
2 26 (63.41%) TCP/IP
3 25 (60.98%) OSPF
4 16 (39.02%) Firewall
5 15 (36.59%) VPN
6 11 (26.83%) DNS
7 8 (19.51%) Multicast
7 8 (19.51%) SNMP
7 8 (19.51%) WAN
8 7 (17.07%) EIGRP
8 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
8 7 (17.07%) ICMP
8 7 (17.07%) Internet
8 7 (17.07%) IPv6
8 7 (17.07%) LAN
9 6 (14.63%) ADSL
9 6 (14.63%) Broadband
9 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (14.63%) DSL
9 6 (14.63%) RIP
General
1 23 (56.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.07%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Network Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) IP Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) IP Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Genesys Architect
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Provisioning Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (4.88%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.44%) IPTV
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.44%) STB
5 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Migration
2 10 (24.39%) Network Design
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Presales
4 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.76%) ITSM
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Service Management
6 4 (9.76%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (7.32%) BCP
7 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.32%) Data Security
7 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.88%) Change Management
8 2 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) CCNP
1 24 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (24.39%) CCIP
3 9 (21.95%) CCIE
3 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) CCNA
5 4 (9.76%) BC Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.88%) CCDA
6 2 (4.88%) CCDP
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (4.88%) vCloud
2 1 (2.44%) KVM
2 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) OVSD
2 2 (4.88%) vRealize
3 1 (2.44%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (2.44%) Netcool
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Cisco
2 11 (26.83%) Huawei
3 10 (24.39%) Juniper
4 7 (17.07%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.32%) F5
5 3 (7.32%) Genesys
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (4.88%) Arista
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
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