The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 25 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 -  
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.25% 2.88% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 35 15 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 21.88% 14.42% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 10
Median daily rate £400 £290 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -4.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.83 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.09% +51.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Portsmouth

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Portsmouth

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for BGP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) IOS XR
4 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) SNA
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) FlexPod
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) CCIP
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Presales

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) IOS XR
3 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) SNA
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCIP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint