Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 4 April 2020 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 83 100
Rank change year-on-year +25 +17 -25
Contract jobs citing BGP 9 1 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.31% 0.096% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 0.63% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Median daily rate £450 - £425
10th Percentile £323 - £410
90th Percentile £500 - £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 - £423
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 84 158 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.24% 15.11% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 79 121
Median daily rate £420 £452 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.08% +6.35% -
10th Percentile £278 £300 £238
90th Percentile £543 £563 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £416 £420
% change year-on-year -3.90% -0.89% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 4
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.24 £56.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.09% -51.93% +51.11%
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.61 £22.16
90th Percentile £34.38 £51.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.24 £46.00
% change year-on-year -35.76% -40.78% +22.67%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Milton Keynes

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BGP in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for BGP in Milton Keynes

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BGP in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for BGP in Milton Keynes

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BGP in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for BGP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BGP.

1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) OSPF
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (44.44%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) HSRP
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) Sourcefire
6 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (33.33%) Check Point GAiA
6 3 (33.33%) Architectural Design
6 3 (33.33%) IPsec
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 3 (33.33%) McAfee
6 3 (33.33%) NetScreen
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) OSPF
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) HSRP
5 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) IPsec
6 3 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (33.33%) NetScreen
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (33.33%) Sourcefire
6 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (22.22%) ICMP
7 2 (22.22%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Architectural Design
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCSE
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) F5
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed