Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 January 2019 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +88
Contract jobs citing BGP 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.84% 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
East of England median daily rate £425 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +32.81% -8.57% -8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 £40.00 £29.61
% change year-on-year +67.03% +35.09% -12.91%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 202 236 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.83% 18.27% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 93 30
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% -1.36%
10th Percentile £230 £159 £224
90th Percentile £488 £475 £525
East of England median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 54 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +16.55% -10.90%
10th Percentile £18.60 £16.13 £14.40
90th Percentile £53.50 £49.75 £43.63
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £28.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -38.39% -18.25% +9.60%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Cambridgeshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Cambridgeshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Cambridge - 4 £425 -
Peterborough +16 1 - - 1
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) VXLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) CCIE
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (22.22%) L2TP
5 2 (22.22%) Arista
5 2 (22.22%) Prometheus
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) OpenVPN
5 2 (22.22%) Ansible

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VXLAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Firepower
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) L2TP
3 2 (22.22%) OpenVPN
3 2 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) IPv6
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Microservices
1 2 (22.22%) Network Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Arista