Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 18 July 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 112 100
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +19
Contract jobs citing BGP 21 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.06% 0.91% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.45% 5.64% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% -5.88%
South East median daily rate £429 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -4.72% +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.71 £13.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year +223.76% -71.78% +59.43%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 201 337 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.15% 16.14% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 173 166
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £170 £234
90th Percentile £518 £550 £528
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £41.75 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.94% +23.08% -48.00%
10th Percentile £14.85 £13.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £31.00 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £25.01 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +42.89% -31.37% -9.33%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Buckinghamshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Buckinghamshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Buckinghamshire

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Buckinghamshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 16 £425 -19.05%
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £413 -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
1 19 (90.48%) OSPF
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
2 17 (80.95%) F5
3 16 (76.19%) Wireless
4 14 (66.67%) IPsec
4 14 (66.67%) ICMP
4 14 (66.67%) ITIL
4 14 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 13 (61.90%) Palo Alto
5 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
5 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (61.90%) BIG-IP
6 12 (57.14%) Change Management
6 12 (57.14%) CCNP
6 12 (57.14%) ITIL V3
6 12 (57.14%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
8 9 (42.86%) Juniper
9 8 (38.10%) Service Management
9 8 (38.10%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (33.33%) ServiceNow

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
1 19 (90.48%) OSPF
2 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
3 16 (76.19%) Wireless
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (66.67%) ICMP
4 14 (66.67%) IPsec
5 13 (61.90%) BIG-IP
6 12 (57.14%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (28.57%) LAN
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) WAN
10 3 (14.29%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) MPLS
10 3 (14.29%) SSL
10 3 (14.29%) VLAN
11 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (9.52%) HSRP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Team Leader
2 7 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
5 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
1 14 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
1 14 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 12 (57.14%) Change Management
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL V3
3 8 (38.10%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 8 (38.10%) Service Management
4 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (28.57%) ITSM
6 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
6 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 12 (57.14%) CCNP
4 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 3 (14.29%) CCIP
7 1 (4.76%) CCIE
7 1 (4.76%) CCSE
7 1 (4.76%) CISSP
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) OVSD
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) F5
3 13 (61.90%) Palo Alto
4 9 (42.86%) Juniper
5 7 (33.33%) ServiceNow
6 6 (28.57%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Aruba
8 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
8 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
9 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.76%) McAfee