Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 23 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)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 60 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +23
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.80% 2.04% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 10.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Shropshire median daily rate £420 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +12.00% +8.70% +13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £60.00 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year +31.87% - -

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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 89 156 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 22.88% 19.90% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 76 14
Shropshire median daily rate £440 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.41% +27.08% -9.09%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £220
90th Percentile £539 £511 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £12.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Shropshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Shropshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +7 6 £415 +7.10% 1
BGP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) BMC
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
1 7 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 7 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) Network Packet Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (57.14%) Check Point Certification

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Expert
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Expert
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Service Operations Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (85.71%) Coaching
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CCIE
3 4 (57.14%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) BMC
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
2 3 (42.86%) Aruba
2 3 (42.86%) HP