Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 75 105
Rank change year-on-year -38 +30 -13
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.30% 0.99% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 4.96% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £390 £162 £413
90th Percentile £410 £555 £508
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £513 £425
% change year-on-year -21.95% +20.59% -
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 240 242 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.54% 19.93% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 151 121
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +18.08%
10th Percentile £230 £281 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.75 £14.21
90th Percentile £60.00 £29.13 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year +11.76% +5.43% +34.38%

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 21 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BGP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (20.00%) Ansible
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (20.00%) Brocade
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) HP