Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 17 November 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 107 98
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -19
Contract jobs citing BGP 15 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.20% 0.16% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 1.23% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +27.27% -
10th Percentile £350 £325 £263
90th Percentile £498 £375 £338
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -71.88% +0.36% +16.66%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 219 163 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.49% 12.77% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 115 149
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £168 £250 £155
90th Percentile £528 £550 £454
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 18
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -10.11% +30.88%
10th Percentile £14.12 £14.45 £13.18
90th Percentile £71.63 £39.05 £39.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.69% +12.22% +27.66%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Oxfordshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BGP in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Oxfordshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Oxfordshire

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Oxfordshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 10 £438 +25.00% 1
Abingdon - 3 £439 -
Kidlington - 1 £488 -
Thame - 1 £350 -
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 10 (66.67%) Network Security
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) OSPF
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 8 (53.33%) MPLS
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (33.33%) Nagios
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) SCOM
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP
7 4 (26.67%) VLAN
7 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Network Security
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) OSPF
3 8 (53.33%) MPLS
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (26.67%) VLAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 1 (6.67%) Broadband
9 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
9 1 (6.67%) HSRP
9 1 (6.67%) IPsec
9 1 (6.67%) LAN
9 1 (6.67%) VoIP
9 1 (6.67%) VRRP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (20.00%) Service Design
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Huawei
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki