Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 20 September 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 > Slough
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 33 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.43% 0.67% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.96% 3.23% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Slough median daily rate £315 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -23.76% +31.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.37% - -

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 73 62 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 22.19% 20.81% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 52
Slough median daily rate £363 £331 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -1.85% +8.43%
10th Percentile £171 £125 £213
90th Percentile £533 £550 £468
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 £13.43 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.31% +22.09% -48.84%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.75 £14.74 £11.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% - -38.64%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Slough

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Slough region with a requirement for BGP.

1 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) 3G
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
4 3 (37.50%) 4G
4 3 (37.50%) GGSN
4 3 (37.50%) SGSN
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) 4G
3 3 (37.50%) GGSN
3 3 (37.50%) SGSN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3G Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) 4G Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GPG13
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia