Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 112 83
Rank change year-on-year +21 -29 +25
Contract jobs citing BGP 15 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.08% 0.42% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 3.43% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +31.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £414 £368 £360
90th Percentile £468 £539 £540
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -14.29% +31.25% -11.11%
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 185 204 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.37% 12.10% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 105 113
Milton Keynes median daily rate £384 £405 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.25% -9.19% +11.50%
10th Percentile £312 £176 £220
90th Percentile £473 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.48 £18.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +25.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £13.05 £16.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £41.12 £19.65 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -6.98%

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 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
2 13 (86.67%) F5
3 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (80.00%) Juniper
4 11 (73.33%) IPsec
4 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (73.33%) BIG-IP
4 11 (73.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (73.33%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (73.33%) Palo Alto
4 11 (73.33%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (66.67%) LAN
6 9 (60.00%) CCNA
6 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (53.33%) WAN
7 8 (53.33%) ITIL
8 7 (46.67%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (46.67%) CSS
8 7 (46.67%) SSL
8 7 (46.67%) Internet
8 7 (46.67%) Aruba
8 7 (46.67%) Network Management
8 7 (46.67%) Telepresence
9 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
9 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus

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 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (73.33%) BIG-IP
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco ISE
3 11 (73.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (73.33%) IPsec
4 10 (66.67%) LAN
5 8 (53.33%) WAN
6 7 (46.67%) Internet
6 7 (46.67%) SSL
6 7 (46.67%) Telepresence
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (40.00%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) ICMP
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
9 3 (20.00%) Network Security
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (13.33%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Support
2 5 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Virtual Environments
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Network Management
4 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CCNP
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) CCNA
4 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) CCIP
6 1 (6.67%) CCIE
6 1 (6.67%) CCSE
6 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (13.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
1 13 (86.67%) F5
2 12 (80.00%) Juniper
3 11 (73.33%) Palo Alto
4 7 (46.67%) Aruba
5 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
6 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.67%) McAfee
7 1 (6.67%) Mitel
7 1 (6.67%) VMware