Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 August 2018 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 98 129
Rank change year-on-year -32 +31 +19
Contract jobs citing BGP 44 65 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.19% 1.82% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 7.72% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 22
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £420 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +25.47% -18.85%
10th Percentile £313 £262 £208
90th Percentile £484 £500 £458
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 12
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.96 - £47.83
South East median hourly rate £43.71 £13.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year +223.76% -71.78% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 771 842 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.80% 23.63% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 503 591
Hampshire median daily rate £416 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +5.26% +0.33%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £285
90th Percentile £572 £500 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.95% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 62 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.01 £20.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.03% -43.66% +29.09%
10th Percentile £12.66 £10.40 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.90 £43.75 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.50% -30.04% +4.71%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Hampshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Hampshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Hampshire

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Hampshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Basingstoke +5 15 £450 +8.43% 1
Portsmouth -2 11 £325 -27.78%
Fleet - 2 - - 1
Winchester -18 1 £375 -6.25%
Hook - 1 £313 -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 42 (95.45%) Cisco
1 42 (95.45%) OSPF
2 37 (84.09%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (70.45%) Firewall
4 31 (70.45%) LAN
4 31 (70.45%) Security Cleared
5 28 (63.64%) Juniper
6 24 (54.55%) WAN
6 24 (54.55%) CCNP
7 21 (47.73%) SC Cleared
7 21 (47.73%) Data Centre
8 19 (43.18%) VPN
8 19 (43.18%) DNS
8 19 (43.18%) MPLS
9 18 (40.91%) VMware
9 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (40.91%) VLAN
10 17 (38.64%) DV Cleared
11 15 (34.09%) JNCIS
12 14 (31.82%) IPsec
12 14 (31.82%) CCDP
12 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
13 12 (27.27%) Migration
13 12 (27.27%) Network Design
14 11 (25.00%) Wireless
15 10 (22.73%) Degree
16 9 (20.45%) Brocade
16 9 (20.45%) CCNA
16 9 (20.45%) RIP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (95.45%) OSPF
2 37 (84.09%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (70.45%) Firewall
3 31 (70.45%) LAN
4 24 (54.55%) WAN
5 19 (43.18%) DNS
5 19 (43.18%) MPLS
5 19 (43.18%) VPN
6 18 (40.91%) VLAN
7 14 (31.82%) IPsec
8 11 (25.00%) Wireless
9 9 (20.45%) RIP
10 8 (18.18%) HSRP
10 8 (18.18%) L2TP
11 7 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (15.91%) DHCP
11 7 (15.91%) EIGRP
12 6 (13.64%) DAB
12 6 (13.64%) VoIP
13 5 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Design Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Switch Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Integration Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Security Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
1 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Migration
1 12 (27.27%) Network Design
2 7 (15.91%) Network Management
3 6 (13.64%) Change Management
3 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Change Control
4 3 (6.82%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) DevOps
6 1 (2.27%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.27%) Python
1 1 (2.27%) VB
1 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (70.45%) Security Cleared
3 24 (54.55%) CCNP
4 21 (47.73%) SC Cleared
5 17 (38.64%) DV Cleared
6 15 (34.09%) JNCIS
7 14 (31.82%) CCDP
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
9 9 (20.45%) CCNA
10 3 (6.82%) CCIE
11 2 (4.55%) CCSA
11 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
12 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
12 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
12 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.45%) VMware NSX
4 3 (6.82%) Snort
5 2 (4.55%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView
2 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Cisco
2 28 (63.64%) Juniper
3 18 (40.91%) VMware
4 9 (20.45%) Brocade
5 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.36%) F5
6 5 (11.36%) Forcepoint
7 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.27%) Aruba
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto