Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 October 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 79 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 +14
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.92% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 4.51% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.67% +11.94%
East of England median daily rate £403 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -2.89% +18.57% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 - £34.00

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 319 288 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.30% 20.38% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 156 189
Hertfordshire median daily rate £370 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +1.35% +15.63%
10th Percentile £135 £244 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 10 43
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% -15.21% +38.87%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.88 £8.55
90th Percentile £32.25 £44.08 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -34.00% +17.19% +30.61%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Hertfordshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Hertfordshire

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Hertfordshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Stevenage +3 5 £403 -6.28%
BGP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCDP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) DWDM
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DWDM
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCDP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Brocade
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu