Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 95 87
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing BGP 16 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.03% 1.25% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.88% 7.20% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +40.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £410 £222 £355
90th Percentile £478 £538 £395
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes 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 162 264 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.38% 17.36% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 151 122
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £407 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -5.35% +7.50%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £513 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.31% +33.33% -40.55%
10th Percentile £14.31 £15.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £18.16 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £41.75 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +160.94% +23.08% -48.00%

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BGP.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
3 13 (81.25%) F5
4 12 (75.00%) ITIL
4 12 (75.00%) Wireless
5 11 (68.75%) IPsec
5 11 (68.75%) ICMP
5 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (68.75%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (68.75%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (68.75%) Network Virtualisation
6 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
6 10 (62.50%) ITIL V3
6 10 (62.50%) Change Management
7 9 (56.25%) BIG-IP
7 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
7 9 (56.25%) Cisco ISE
7 9 (56.25%) Palo Alto
8 8 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (50.00%) Service Management
8 8 (50.00%) CCNP
9 7 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (43.75%) ServiceNow
10 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
10 6 (37.50%) ITSM

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 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
1 14 (87.50%) OSPF
2 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
3 12 (75.00%) Wireless
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (68.75%) ICMP
4 11 (68.75%) IPsec
5 9 (56.25%) BIG-IP
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (12.50%) MPLS
8 2 (12.50%) VLAN
8 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Team Leader
1 7 (43.75%) Team Leader
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (68.75%) Network Virtualisation
2 11 (68.75%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (62.50%) Change Management
3 10 (62.50%) ITIL V3
4 8 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (50.00%) Service Management
5 7 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (37.50%) ITSM
7 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 2 (12.50%) Migration
9 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) OVSD
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) F5
3 9 (56.25%) Palo Alto
4 7 (43.75%) ServiceNow
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) Aruba
7 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
7 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
8 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 1 (6.25%) McAfee