Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 89 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -8
Contract jobs citing BGP 13 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.89% 0.39% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 2.23% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Reading median daily rate £350 £401 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.61% +11.25% -7.10%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £275
90th Percentile £465 £460 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £370 £356 £438
% change year-on-year +3.86% -18.57% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.75 £13.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year +46.30% +1.89% -70.56%

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 309 224 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.08% 17.65% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 130 153
Reading median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £261 £226 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £19.83 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.96% -63.95% +26.44%
10th Percentile £41.75 £16.38 £14.81
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.13 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -28.36% +6.35% -59.62%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019, 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) MPLS
4 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (46.15%) Huawei
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
6 5 (38.46%) CCIE
6 5 (38.46%) Juniper
6 5 (38.46%) Migration
6 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) LTE
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) LAN
8 3 (23.08%) CCNA
8 3 (23.08%) CWNA
8 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
8 3 (23.08%) JNCIS
8 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
8 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (15.38%) Nokia
9 2 (15.38%) Nortel
9 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
9 2 (15.38%) RSVP
9 2 (15.38%) JNCIE

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 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) OSPF
2 7 (53.85%) MPLS
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) LTE
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) Broadband
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) IPv4
7 2 (15.38%) IPv6
7 2 (15.38%) Junos
7 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (15.38%) RSVP
7 2 (15.38%) SNMP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) IP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Runbook
3 1 (7.69%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) CCIE
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) CWNA
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
4 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
4 3 (23.08%) JNCIS
5 2 (15.38%) JNCIE
6 1 (7.69%) CCDA
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (7.69%) CCIP
6 1 (7.69%) CCVP
6 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.69%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Huawei
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) BT
5 2 (15.38%) Meraki
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) Nortel
6 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) VMware