Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 98 101
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.16% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 2.14% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Bristol median daily rate - £358 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% -2.94%
South West median daily rate £475 £388 £438
% change year-on-year +22.58% -11.43% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 279 187 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.82% 11.99% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 124 139
Bristol median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £191 £200 £212
90th Percentile £549 £513 £530
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.98% -10.91% +96.43%
10th Percentile £11.90 £16.55 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £46.00 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -29.33% -3.85% +63.35%

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 20 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto