Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 209 195
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 -10
Contract jobs citing BGP 24 39 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.59% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 4.08% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 60
City of London median daily rate £494 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £276 £323
90th Percentile £569 £506 £494
Central London median daily rate £494 £425 £417
% change year-on-year +16.18% +2.04% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 750 957 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.58% 14.51% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 734 841
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.62%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.10% -9.03%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £14.03
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £30.33
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.74
% change year-on-year -10.75% +7.10% -7.84%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the City of London

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in the City of London

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in the City of London

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in the City of London

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
London Bridge - 1 £300 -
BGP
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) OSPF
2 16 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (58.33%) VPN
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (50.00%) CCNP
6 11 (45.83%) Wireless
6 11 (45.83%) Network Design
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (41.67%) Multicast
7 10 (41.67%) VLAN
7 10 (41.67%) IPsec
7 10 (41.67%) MPLS
7 10 (41.67%) WAN
8 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 9 (37.50%) Network Security
8 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
9 8 (33.33%) Palo Alto
9 8 (33.33%) CCIE
9 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 7 (29.17%) LAN
11 6 (25.00%) SSL
11 6 (25.00%) Citrix
11 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (25.00%) Banking
11 6 (25.00%) HSRP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
1 16 (66.67%) OSPF
2 14 (58.33%) VPN
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (45.83%) Wireless
5 10 (41.67%) IPsec
5 10 (41.67%) MPLS
5 10 (41.67%) Multicast
5 10 (41.67%) VLAN
5 10 (41.67%) WAN
6 9 (37.50%) Network Security
6 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 7 (29.17%) LAN
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (25.00%) HSRP
8 6 (25.00%) SSL
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (20.83%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Network Design
2 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.83%) High Availability
4 4 (16.67%) Change Control
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Network Management
6 2 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.33%) Statistics
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) CCIE
4 4 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (8.33%) CCDA
5 2 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) CCDP
6 1 (4.17%) CCSA
6 1 (4.17%) CCSP
6 1 (4.17%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) iptables
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Cacti
1 2 (8.33%) OPNET
1 2 (8.33%) SELinux
1 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Arista
4 5 (20.83%) Riverbed
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (8.33%) F5
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Tufin
8 1 (4.17%) Aruba
8 1 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (4.17%) McAfee
8 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
8 1 (4.17%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) Nokia