Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 18 December 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 68 49
Rank change year-on-year -22 -19 -12
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.12% 1.11% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 3.85% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Croydon median daily rate £408 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.83% +15.38% -35.00%
South London median daily rate £408 £333 £260
% change year-on-year +22.56% +27.88% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Croydon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 131 156 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 13.31% 28.84% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 65 42
Croydon median daily rate £525 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £342 £300 £217
90th Percentile £706 £539 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £354
% change year-on-year +11.11% +27.00% -0.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Croydon median hourly rate - - £13.50
South London median hourly rate £41.42 £47.42 £50.00
% change year-on-year -12.65% -5.17% +117.39%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Croydon

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Croydon region with a requirement for BGP.

1 9 (81.82%) VPN
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) F5
2 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) High Availability
4 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Motorola
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) SSL
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
4 5 (45.45%) ProxySG
4 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
4 5 (45.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (45.45%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (36.36%) Terraform
5 4 (36.36%) Arista
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
1 4 (36.36%) Route 53
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) VLAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Native
3 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DDoS Mitigation
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) ProxySG
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) flannel
2 2 (18.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Terraform
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) F5
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Motorola
3 4 (36.36%) Arista
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint