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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 33 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.10% - 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £370
% change year-on-year - -2.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.81% +46.66%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 38 34 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 20.99% 7.80% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 19
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £257 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing BGP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 2 - -
BGP
West Midlands

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (75.00%) Aruba
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (75.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) OpenView
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) LAN

BGP
Top Related 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 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
3 6 (75.00%) Aruba
3 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds