Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 14 October 2019 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 64 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing BGP 17 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.00% 0.59% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.37% 4.08% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -14.09% +14.62%
10th Percentile £282 £310 £358
90th Percentile £476 £330 £393
South West median daily rate £445 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +11.25% -11.11% +24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £46.75 -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 164 98 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.34% 14.56% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 38
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +21.28% -1.69%
10th Percentile £256 £206 £136
90th Percentile £558 £523 £400
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £366
% change year-on-year +8.97% +6.48% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 6
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +42.06% -4.55%
10th Percentile £15.71 £41.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.63 £38.13
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +0.74%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Gloucestershire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Gloucestershire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Gloucestershire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. 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
Cheltenham - 5 £425 - 1
BGP
South West

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
4 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (82.35%) VMware NSX
5 13 (76.47%) DV Cleared
5 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
5 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
5 13 (76.47%) Firewall
5 13 (76.47%) OSPF
6 12 (70.59%) CCNP
6 12 (70.59%) Load Balancing
7 11 (64.71%) F5
7 11 (64.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (64.71%) NX-OS
8 5 (29.41%) LAN
8 5 (29.41%) MPLS
9 4 (23.53%) WAN
9 4 (23.53%) Network Security
10 3 (17.65%) NHS
11 2 (11.76%) Degree
12 1 (5.88%) Cyberattack
12 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
12 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
12 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
12 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineering
12 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 13 (76.47%) Firewall
1 13 (76.47%) OSPF
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 11 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (64.71%) NX-OS
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) RSVP
5 1 (5.88%) SSH
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Cyberattack
3 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) DV Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (82.35%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds