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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 60 69
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.79% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 2.47% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £433 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.75% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +36.65%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 61 81 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 9.59% 13.73% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 72
Median daily rate £350 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -45.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £11.25 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £32.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 2 £400 - 2
Thame -4 1 £350 +7.69%
Abingdon - 1 £415 - 2
BGP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 9 (69.23%) Juniper
2 7 (53.85%) MPLS
3 6 (46.15%) OSPF
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Web Filtering
7 2 (15.38%) Network Design
7 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (15.38%) Publishing
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Ruby
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) CCIE

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) MPLS
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) OSPF
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Web Filtering
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) APMP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Juniper
2 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL