The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 310 291
Rank change year-on-year -20 -19  
Contract jobs citing BGP 95 108 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.51% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 3.64% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 78 113
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £237 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £550 £475
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2289 2966 3107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.03% 13.87% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1528 2019 2015
Median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 91
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in London

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in London

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in London

BGP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 20 £413 +3.12% 8
Canary Wharf +5 3 £554 +47.66%
Feltham - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £294 -
Hammersmith - 2 £300 -
BGP
England

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 London region with a requirement for BGP.

1 157 (85.33%) Cisco
2 132 (71.74%) OSPF
3 115 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 113 (61.41%) Firewall
5 110 (59.78%) MPLS
6 90 (48.91%) CCNP
7 73 (39.67%) Juniper
8 72 (39.13%) WAN
9 70 (38.04%) LAN
9 70 (38.04%) VPN
9 70 (38.04%) Wireless
10 68 (36.96%) TCP/IP
11 59 (32.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 58 (31.52%) EIGRP
13 55 (29.89%) CCIE
14 54 (29.35%) CheckPoint
15 53 (28.80%) Data Centre
16 48 (26.09%) Network Security
16 48 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
17 47 (25.54%) Finance
18 41 (22.28%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (21.74%) F5
19 40 (21.74%) IPv6
20 39 (21.20%) CCNA
20 39 (21.20%) Fortinet
20 39 (21.20%) Cisco IOS
20 39 (21.20%) Palo Alto
21 37 (20.11%) Multicast
22 35 (19.02%) 802.1X
22 35 (19.02%) IPv4

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.09%) IIS
1 2 (1.09%) nginx
1 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.54%) Apache
2 1 (0.54%) CMS
2 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.54%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.54%) Akamai
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.54%) Route 53
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (71.74%) OSPF
2 113 (61.41%) Firewall
3 110 (59.78%) MPLS
4 72 (39.13%) WAN
5 70 (38.04%) LAN
5 70 (38.04%) VPN
5 70 (38.04%) Wireless
6 68 (36.96%) TCP/IP
7 59 (32.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 58 (31.52%) EIGRP
9 48 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (26.09%) Network Security
10 40 (21.74%) IPv6
11 39 (21.20%) Cisco IOS
12 37 (20.11%) Multicast
13 35 (19.02%) IPv4
14 31 (16.85%) VLAN
15 30 (16.30%) DNS
16 26 (14.13%) SNMP
17 25 (13.59%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (25.54%) Finance
2 27 (14.67%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.24%) Banking
4 13 (7.07%) Military
5 7 (3.80%) Multimedia
5 7 (3.80%) Retail
6 4 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.09%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (51.09%) Network Engineer
2 35 (19.02%) Architect
3 27 (14.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 26 (14.13%) Network Architect
5 23 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (9.78%) Analyst
7 16 (8.70%) Network Support
8 15 (8.15%) Support Engineer
9 14 (7.61%) Cisco Architect
9 14 (7.61%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (7.07%) Cisco Analyst
10 13 (7.07%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 13 (7.07%) Cisco Support
11 12 (6.52%) Network Analyst
11 12 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
12 11 (5.98%) Cisco Network Architect
12 11 (5.98%) Wireless Engineer
12 11 (5.98%) Wireless Network Engineer
13 9 (4.89%) Telecoms Architect
14 8 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.02%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.63%) RFC 2544
3 2 (1.09%) ExaBGP
3 2 (1.09%) FreeMarker
3 2 (1.09%) POSIX
3 2 (1.09%) XMPP
4 1 (0.54%) CGI
4 1 (0.54%) Core Data
4 1 (0.54%) CSS
4 1 (0.54%) RESTful
4 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (28.80%) Data Centre
2 41 (22.28%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.80%) Clustering
5 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.17%) PKI
5 4 (2.17%) Social Network
6 2 (1.09%) Social Media
6 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.54%) iSeries
7 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.33%) Linux
2 14 (7.61%) Windows
3 13 (7.07%) Unix
4 3 (1.63%) CentOS
4 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.54%) VyOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.85%) Network Management
2 28 (15.22%) Network Design
3 27 (14.67%) Migration
4 20 (10.87%) Load Balancing
5 17 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (7.61%) ITIL
6 14 (7.61%) Mentoring
6 14 (7.61%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (7.61%) SOA
7 13 (7.07%) Project Management
7 13 (7.07%) Time Management
8 12 (6.52%) People Management
9 11 (5.98%) High Availability
9 11 (5.98%) Low Latency
10 8 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.35%) Resource Allocation
10 8 (4.35%) Service Management
11 7 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.80%) Investment Management
11 7 (3.80%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.98%) Python
2 8 (4.35%) Lisp
2 8 (4.35%) Perl
3 4 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.17%) C
3 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.09%) Java
4 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.09%) SQL
4 2 (1.09%) Tcl
5 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 115 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (48.91%) CCNP
3 55 (29.89%) CCIE
4 39 (21.20%) CCNA
5 17 (9.24%) JNCIE
6 13 (7.07%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 10 (5.43%) JNCIS
8 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.17%) Degree
11 3 (1.63%) CCDP
11 3 (1.63%) CCSP
11 3 (1.63%) CCVP
11 3 (1.63%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.09%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.09%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.09%) RHCT
13 1 (0.54%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.63%) NFS
3 3 (1.63%) vCloud
4 2 (1.09%) Docker
4 2 (1.09%) Firmware
4 2 (1.09%) KVM
4 2 (1.09%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.09%) vSphere
4 2 (1.09%) XenApp
5 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.54%) pfSense
5 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (11.41%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (5.98%) FortiGate
3 8 (4.35%) Cacti
3 8 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (3.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (3.80%) Nagios
5 3 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.09%) Graphite
6 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.09%) Puppet
6 2 (1.09%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.54%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.54%) RANCID
7 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 157 (85.33%) Cisco
2 73 (39.67%) Juniper
3 54 (29.35%) CheckPoint
4 40 (21.74%) F5
5 39 (21.20%) Fortinet
5 39 (21.20%) Palo Alto
6 32 (17.39%) SolarWinds
7 26 (14.13%) VMware
8 25 (13.59%) Arista
8 25 (13.59%) Citrix
9 11 (5.98%) Riverbed
10 8 (4.35%) Avaya
10 8 (4.35%) HP
10 8 (4.35%) Nokia
11 7 (3.80%) Microsoft
11 7 (3.80%) NetScout
12 6 (3.26%) Aruba
13 5 (2.72%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.72%) Meraki
14 4 (2.17%) SonicWALL
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