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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.43% - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  

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 86 70 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 15.36% 14.11% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 66
Median daily rate £450 £245 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -34.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 - 6 £450 -
Abingdon - 1 £425 - 1
BGP
South East

BGP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Web Filtering
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (20.00%) Publishing
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) C++

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
7 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware