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 3 months to 22 June 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 63 82
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19  
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.79% 1.15% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 6.47% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.75% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +36.65%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 192 170 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.93% 17.75% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 80 71
Median daily rate £391 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -42.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £9.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Buckinghamshire

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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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -16 7 £525 +40.00%
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) CCNP
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
3 13 (68.42%) Wireless
4 12 (63.16%) Firewall
5 10 (52.63%) Network Design
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (47.37%) OSPF
6 9 (47.37%) ICMP
6 9 (47.37%) ITIL
6 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
6 9 (47.37%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (42.11%) Palo Alto
8 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
8 7 (36.84%) Windows
9 6 (31.58%) Service Management
9 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
9 6 (31.58%) HP
9 6 (31.58%) OVSD
9 6 (31.58%) ITSM
9 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (31.58%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (31.58%) F5
10 5 (26.32%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (26.32%) FCoE
10 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Wireless
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (47.37%) ICMP
4 9 (47.37%) OSPF
4 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
5 6 (31.58%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
6 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (26.32%) FCoE
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 2 (10.53%) Internet
8 2 (10.53%) VoIP
9 1 (5.26%) DNS
9 1 (5.26%) IPv4
9 1 (5.26%) MPLS
9 1 (5.26%) SAN
9 1 (5.26%) SSL
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Network Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IP Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Architect
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Senior IP Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior IP Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Debian
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Network Design
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
4 6 (31.58%) ITSM
4 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) Service Management
5 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CCNP
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) OVSD
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Palo Alto
3 6 (31.58%) F5
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
6 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) VMware