Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 84 104
Rank change year-on-year -17 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing BGP 18 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.16% 0.84% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.59% 4.65% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -11.76% +70.00%
10th Percentile £330 £355 £413
90th Percentile £538 £395 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% +70.00%
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 skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 273 258 324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 17.61% 17.95% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 125 127
Milton Keynes median daily rate £407 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +9.38% +8.99%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £264
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -40.55% +39.21%
10th Percentile £15.20 £9.00 £15.96
90th Percentile £18.16 £19.50 £36.12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -48.00% +60.00%

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

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 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (72.22%) CCNP
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (66.67%) Firewall
4 12 (66.67%) Wireless
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (50.00%) Network Design
6 9 (50.00%) ICMP
6 9 (50.00%) ITIL
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (44.44%) Palo Alto
7 8 (44.44%) OSPF
8 7 (38.89%) Windows
8 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
9 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (33.33%) HP
9 6 (33.33%) ITSM
9 6 (33.33%) Service Management
9 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
9 6 (33.33%) OVSD
9 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (33.33%) F5
10 5 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (27.78%) FCoE
10 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
10 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
10 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint

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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
1 12 (66.67%) Wireless
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (50.00%) ICMP
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (44.44%) OSPF
5 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
6 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (27.78%) FCoE
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
8 2 (11.11%) VoIP
9 1 (5.56%) DNS
9 1 (5.56%) LAN
9 1 (5.56%) MPLS
9 1 (5.56%) SAN
9 1 (5.56%) SSL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
1 9 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Architect
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Debian
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
1 9 (50.00%) Network Design
1 9 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
3 6 (33.33%) ITSM
3 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (72.22%) CCNP
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) OVSD
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 6 (33.33%) F5
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.56%) VMware