Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 81 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.56% 1.16% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 4.63% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Reading median daily rate £360 £423 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% -3.86% +38.04%
10th Percentile £282 £258 £369
90th Percentile £538 £465 £447
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £441 £350
% change year-on-year -15.01% +26.07% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Reading median hourly rate - - £45.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -70.00% +9.76%

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 241 367 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.23% 24.97% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 202
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £526 £517
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% -42.40% +78.57%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for BGP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 3 (42.86%) Arista
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) C-shell
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) Korn
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) Advertising

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DWDM
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) ICMP
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) C-shell
1 3 (42.86%) Korn
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OVSD
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Arista
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (14.29%) Vyatta