Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 97 95
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2 +24
Contract jobs citing BGP 19 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.88% 1.19% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.48% 6.18% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.52% +31.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £172 £302
90th Percentile £438 £545 £426
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +11.76% +17.24% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.21 £13.50 £45.15
% change year-on-year +220.07% -70.10% +50.51%

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 293 372 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.60% 19.26% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 234 137
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £406 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -0.98% +9.33%
10th Percentile £245 £215 £262
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £26.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.96% +67.19% +17.00%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.63 £10.80
90th Percentile £59.00 £41.50 £27.05
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.81 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.95% -43.39% +16.67%

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 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 20 April 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 -22 15 £425 -17.87%
Buckingham - 1 - -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) OSPF
2 16 (84.21%) Wireless
2 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (84.21%) F5
3 15 (78.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (78.95%) Firewall
4 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
4 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (73.68%) IPsec
4 14 (73.68%) ICMP
4 14 (73.68%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (73.68%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (73.68%) Network Virtualisation
5 13 (68.42%) Palo Alto
5 13 (68.42%) ITIL
5 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
6 12 (63.16%) Change Management
6 12 (63.16%) BIG-IP
6 12 (63.16%) Cisco ISE
6 12 (63.16%) ITIL V3
7 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (52.63%) CCNP
8 10 (52.63%) Juniper
8 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
8 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (42.11%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (42.11%) Service Management
10 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (36.84%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) OSPF
2 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (84.21%) Wireless
3 15 (78.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (78.95%) Firewall
4 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (73.68%) ICMP
4 14 (73.68%) IPsec
5 12 (63.16%) BIG-IP
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (21.05%) VLAN
8 2 (10.53%) SSL
9 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 1 (5.26%) MPLS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Team Leader
2 7 (36.84%) Team Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Data Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Support
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (73.68%) Network Virtualisation
1 14 (73.68%) Virtual Environments
2 13 (68.42%) ITIL
3 12 (63.16%) Change Management
3 12 (63.16%) ITIL V3
4 8 (42.11%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (42.11%) Service Management
5 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (31.58%) ITSM
7 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
9 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
11 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
11 1 (5.26%) Migration
11 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (52.63%) CCNP
4 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) CCNA
6 3 (15.79%) CCIP
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) OVSD
2 3 (15.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) F5
3 13 (68.42%) Palo Alto
4 10 (52.63%) Juniper
5 7 (36.84%) ServiceNow
6 6 (31.58%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) Aruba
8 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent