The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 28 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.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.15% 1.10% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 5.36% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
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 Bracknell with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 69 56 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 26.54% 20.51% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 27
Median daily rate £300 £340 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -13.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Bracknell

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Bracknell

BGP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for BGP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) xDSL
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) DSL
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) RIP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) ADSL
5 2 (33.33%) ATM
5 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (16.67%) Presales
6 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) DSL
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) xDSL
3 3 (50.00%) ADSL
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) RIP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) SDH
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) VPLS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CCDA
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Tandberg