The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing BGP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +14.48% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +19.57%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 68 119 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.23% 16.98% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 23
Median daily rate £388 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing BGP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Glasgow

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BGP.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Chat Support
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Chat Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds