Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +44
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.34% 2.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 22.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Dorset median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
South West median daily rate £450 £363 £475
% change year-on-year +24.14% -23.68% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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 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 78 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.09% 9.82% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 17
Dorset median daily rate £421 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.77% +2.33% -
10th Percentile £186 £181 £163
90th Percentile £475 £441 £645
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 24
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.58% -43.48% +28.67%
10th Percentile £10.89 £18.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £42.75 £30.48 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +3.17% -19.75% +82.56%

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Dorset region with a requirement for BGP.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto