Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 125 94
Rank change year-on-year +24 -31 +15
Contract jobs citing BGP 18 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.96% 0.49% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.61% 3.68% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +31.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £409 £336 £360
90th Percentile £468 £538 £540
South East median daily rate £428 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +0.71% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year +222.22% -71.78% -

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 209 299 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.13% 13.33% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 143 162
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £133 £248
90th Percentile £499 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £412 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.00% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% -17.14%
10th Percentile £13.50 £15.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.20 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.43% -30.00% +11.11%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +20 17 £450 -14.29% 2
High Wycombe - 1 £413 - 1
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (88.89%) F5
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (72.22%) Juniper
4 13 (72.22%) CCNP
4 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
5 12 (66.67%) LAN
5 12 (66.67%) BIG-IP
6 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
6 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
6 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (61.11%) IPsec
6 11 (61.11%) Palo Alto
6 11 (61.11%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (61.11%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (55.56%) CCNA
7 10 (55.56%) WAN
8 9 (50.00%) SSL
8 9 (50.00%) OSPF
8 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (44.44%) ITIL
10 7 (38.89%) CSS
10 7 (38.89%) Internet
10 7 (38.89%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (38.89%) Telepresence
10 7 (38.89%) Aruba
10 7 (38.89%) Network Management
11 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3

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 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
4 12 (66.67%) BIG-IP
4 12 (66.67%) LAN
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (61.11%) IPsec
6 10 (55.56%) WAN
7 9 (50.00%) OSPF
7 9 (50.00%) SSL
8 7 (38.89%) Internet
8 7 (38.89%) Telepresence
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (27.78%) Wireless
11 4 (22.22%) ICMP
11 4 (22.22%) VPN
12 3 (16.67%) DNS
12 3 (16.67%) VLAN
12 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Support
2 5 (27.78%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Virtual Environments
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) Network Management
4 6 (33.33%) Change Management
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 4 (22.22%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Network Packet Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (72.22%) CCNP
3 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) CCNA
5 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) CCIP
7 1 (5.56%) CCIE
7 1 (5.56%) CCSE
7 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) F5
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) Juniper
4 11 (61.11%) Palo Alto
5 7 (38.89%) Aruba
6 6 (33.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Infoblox
7 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (5.56%) McAfee
8 1 (5.56%) Mitel
8 1 (5.56%) VMware