Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 February 2020 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 152 176
Rank change year-on-year +8 +24 -5
Contract jobs citing BGP 9 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.96% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 4.98% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 18
East of England median daily rate £370 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +26.87% -4.29%
10th Percentile £262 £368 £266
90th Percentile £477 £483 £475
England median daily rate £403 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -5.29% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
East of England median hourly rate - £66.81 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.03% +35.09%
England median hourly rate £45.71 £45.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +1.57% +233.33% -37.21%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 588 824 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.26% 19.37% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 397 378
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -0.68%
10th Percentile £231 £211 £143
90th Percentile £588 £550 £554
England median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 106
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.35 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.33% -53.28% +6.06%
10th Percentile £13.38 £12.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £66.81 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% -6.98%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the East of England

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in the East of England

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in the East of England

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in the East of England

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. 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
Essex +30 5 £458 +10.91% 4
Hertfordshire -7 4 £283 -37.22% 4
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 East of England region with a requirement for BGP.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) IPsec
4 5 (55.56%) Multicast
5 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) RIP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) B2B
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) CCDP
6 3 (33.33%) 802.11
6 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) Network Management
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 3 (33.33%) Frame Relay
6 3 (33.33%) CCIE
6 3 (33.33%) HSRP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Multicast
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) 802.11
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 3 (33.33%) Frame Relay
5 3 (33.33%) HSRP
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) RIP
5 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCDP
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
2 3 (33.33%) MikroTik
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix