Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 12 December 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 85 84
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -11
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.70% 0.55% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 2.92% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Reading median daily rate £425 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% - -31.82%
10th Percentile £340 £269 £240
90th Percentile £498 £349 £355
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £355 £374
% change year-on-year +12.68% -4.95% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +51.85% - -70.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 326 240 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.62% 18.94% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 129 162
Reading median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.63%
10th Percentile £197 £251 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £18.11 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.55% -50.73% +104.17%
10th Percentile £20.00 £12.90 £13.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.40 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £20.81
% change year-on-year +44.44% -35.14% -24.32%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Reading

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Reading

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Reading over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Reading

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for BGP.

1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco
5 6 (54.55%) Internet
5 6 (54.55%) CCNP
5 6 (54.55%) Huawei
6 5 (45.45%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) SMTP
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) SNMP
7 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) MPLS
7 4 (36.36%) Juniper
7 4 (36.36%) Firewall
7 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
8 3 (27.27%) WAAS
8 3 (27.27%) User Experience
8 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
8 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
8 3 (27.27%) Use Case
8 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (27.27%) Wireless
8 3 (27.27%) CWNA

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) SMTP
5 4 (36.36%) SNMP
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) DECT
6 3 (27.27%) FTP
6 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
6 3 (27.27%) NetScreen
6 3 (27.27%) PBX
6 3 (27.27%) SSL
6 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
6 3 (27.27%) WAAS
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IP Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCDA
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CCVP
3 3 (27.27%) CWNA
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
3 3 (27.27%) JNCIP
3 3 (27.27%) JNCIS
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Huawei
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) Avaya
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Nortel
5 2 (18.18%) BT
5 2 (18.18%) Nokia
6 1 (9.09%) Mirantis
6 1 (9.09%) VMware