Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 21 July 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 103 102
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.29% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 0.99% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Bristol median daily rate £370 - £360
10th Percentile £327 - £335
90th Percentile £394 - £443
South West median daily rate £450 £363 £405
% change year-on-year +24.14% -10.49% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.50 -
South West median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 314 303 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.20% 16.52% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 223 118
Bristol median daily rate £370 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -0.68% -1.35%
10th Percentile £231 £231 £236
90th Percentile £538 £525 £481
South West median daily rate £370 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +2.07% +0.69% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 15
Bristol median hourly rate £30.25 £23.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.52% -3.16% +35.71%
10th Percentile £11.24 £9.00 £9.06
90th Percentile £34.98 £44.65 £43.26
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £20.39
% change year-on-year +15.11% +70.41% +11.74%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Bristol

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Bristol

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for BGP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (60.00%) IronPort
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (60.00%) FWSM
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (60.00%) CA
3 3 (60.00%) Nokia
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) CESG
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Internet

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) FWSM
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (60.00%) CA
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) IronPort
3 3 (60.00%) Nokia
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) Dell