Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 - 83
Rank change year-on-year - +83 +11
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.84% - 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 - £550
10th Percentile £331 - £525
90th Percentile £447 - £575
East of England median daily rate £415 £403 £430
% change year-on-year +2.98% -6.28% +22.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 219 278 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.39% 20.29% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 124 46
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £251 £186 £220
90th Percentile £487 £482 £563
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 55 28
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.59% +21.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.45 £27.63
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.65 £77.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -36.00% -32.89% +20.16%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 October 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
Cambridge - 6 £413 -
St Neots - 2 £415 -
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Python
3 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (80.00%) VXLAN
4 7 (70.00%) Ansible
4 7 (70.00%) Change Management
4 7 (70.00%) Arista
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (60.00%) IPv6
5 6 (60.00%) CCNP
6 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (40.00%) DevOps
7 4 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (20.00%) Network Security
8 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Sophos
8 2 (20.00%) VMware
8 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (10.00%) CCIE
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

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 (10.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) VXLAN
2 6 (60.00%) IPv6
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Arista
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) VMware