Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 74 69
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 +20
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 1.03% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 4.51% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 24
Reading median daily rate £475 £525 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +26.89% +6.77%
10th Percentile £406 £405 £325
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -28.57% +31.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +20.37% -75.45% -

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 288 288 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.51% 22.86% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 140 228
Reading median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £165 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £560 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 12
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +0.25% +12.06%
10th Percentile £15.65 £12.98 £10.65
90th Percentile £53.50 £56.39 £37.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +53.85% -10.34% -51.67%

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 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 15 August 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 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) SMTP
5 3 (42.86%) SNMP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 3 (42.86%) Juniper
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
5 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (42.86%) Mirantis
6 2 (28.57%) NetScreen
6 2 (28.57%) User Experience
6 2 (28.57%) IaaS
6 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Network Design

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 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) SMTP
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) FTP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) NetScreen
5 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 2 (28.57%) WAAS
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) CCTV
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) SUSE
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCDA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCVP
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Mirantis
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat