Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 May 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 31 43
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.98% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.45% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Dorset median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
South West median daily rate £475 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +28.38% +2.07% -14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 59 31 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 18.97% 15.12% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 44
Dorset median daily rate £300 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.24% +38.10%
10th Percentile £176 £257 £255
90th Percentile £404 £486 £500
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +6.90% +0.69% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Dorset median hourly rate £32.50 £46.50 £16.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.11% +182.07% -79.65%
10th Percentile £17.30 £46.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.25 £46.75 £46.28
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +66.67%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Dorset

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Dorset