Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 88 108
Rank change year-on-year +35 +20 -31
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.38% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 2.70% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.51% -15.50%
10th Percentile £319 £429 £390
90th Percentile £487 £463 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.51% -15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 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 92 185 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.71% 16.64% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 100 135
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - -
10th Percentile £202 £313 £215
90th Percentile £550 £534 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £393 £423
% change year-on-year +1.91% -7.10% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 7
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.50 £22.68 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +19.36% +26.67%
10th Percentile £17.00 £12.93 £14.31
90th Percentile £34.15 £50.63 £60.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.12 £38.75
% change year-on-year -3.39% -53.25% +158.33%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Milton Keynes

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Milton Keynes

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Milton Keynes

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) OSPF
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) HSRP
5 4 (40.00%) F5
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (40.00%) Check Point GAiA
5 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) NetScreen
5 4 (40.00%) McAfee
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (40.00%) Architectural Design
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) ICMP
6 3 (30.00%) CISSP
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL

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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) OSPF
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) HSRP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (40.00%) NetScreen
5 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
5 4 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (30.00%) ICMP
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (20.00%) MPLS
7 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Check Point GAiA
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Architectural Design
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCSE
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft