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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 64 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing BGP 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.94% 0.66% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 3.65% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £510 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.71% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +10.34% +0.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £46.92 £40.00
% change year-on-year -58.96% +17.28%  

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 158 137 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 20.47% 18.05% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 69
Median daily rate £407 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.21% -53.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing BGP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 28 April 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 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
3 16 (69.57%) CCNP
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (60.87%) OSPF
4 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) Firewall
5 11 (47.83%) WAN
6 10 (43.48%) Wireless
6 10 (43.48%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (39.13%) F5
7 9 (39.13%) FCoE
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
7 9 (39.13%) CCNA
7 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
8 8 (34.78%) ICMP
8 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
8 8 (34.78%) VPN
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (34.78%) Network Design
8 8 (34.78%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
9 7 (30.43%) HP
10 6 (26.09%) Windows
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
11 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (21.74%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) OSPF
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (43.48%) Wireless
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
4 9 (39.13%) FCoE
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (34.78%) ICMP
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 2 (8.70%) Internet
9 1 (4.35%) DNS
9 1 (4.35%) IPv4
9 1 (4.35%) MPLS
9 1 (4.35%) SAN
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Network Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Principal Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Architect
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
2 1 (4.35%) Debian
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Network Design
2 8 (34.78%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
4 5 (21.74%) ITSM
4 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) CCNP
2 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) CCNA
5 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) OVSD
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) F5
3 7 (30.43%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
4 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Aruba
5 2 (8.70%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
6 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.35%) VMware