Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 170 176
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +31
Contract jobs citing BGP 20 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 3.25% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 26
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +11.52%
10th Percentile £258 £260 £242
90th Percentile £403 £553 £538
England median daily rate £405 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +4.18% -2.81% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £29.61 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.09% -12.91% -
England median hourly rate £18.25 £45.50 £45.31
% change year-on-year -59.89% +0.43% +13.26%

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 931 861 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.04% 17.65% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 471 463
East of England median daily rate £363 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £153 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £538 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 74 123
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.73 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Essex -17 7 £350 -
Suffolk - 6 £266 -
Hertfordshire -14 5 £403 +0.75% 2
Bedfordshire -17 2 - -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for BGP.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) OSPF
2 13 (65.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (45.00%) CCNP
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) DNS
5 8 (40.00%) DHCP
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (35.00%) HP
7 6 (30.00%) VRRP
7 6 (30.00%) SSL
7 6 (30.00%) HSRP
7 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
7 6 (30.00%) Skype
8 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (25.00%) NX-OS
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (25.00%) vCenter Server
8 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (25.00%) Junos
8 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 5 (25.00%) SCCM
8 5 (25.00%) iSCSI
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) OSPF
2 13 (65.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (40.00%) DHCP
4 8 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (30.00%) HSRP
5 6 (30.00%) Skype
5 6 (30.00%) SSL
5 6 (30.00%) VRRP
6 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (25.00%) IPsec
6 5 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 5 (25.00%) Junos
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) NX-OS
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (25.00%) SNMP
6 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Server Building
4 1 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNP
3 5 (25.00%) CCDP
3 5 (25.00%) CCIE
3 5 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCIP
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE Security
5 1 (5.00%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) DFS Replication
2 5 (25.00%) NFS
2 5 (25.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
1 5 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) HP NNM
2 1 (5.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Brocade
5 5 (25.00%) Clearswift
5 5 (25.00%) Huawei
5 5 (25.00%) McAfee
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) NetApp
6 4 (20.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
7 1 (5.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Trustwave
7 1 (5.00%) Virgin Media