Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 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 > Slough
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 31 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +6
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.29% 0.37% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.78% 1.61% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Slough median daily rate £370 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £370 £355 £400
% change year-on-year +4.23% -11.25% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +62.96% - -70.00%

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 102 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 30.54% 22.79% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 45
Slough median daily rate £400 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.75% +1.92% -7.47%
10th Percentile £256 £211 £180
90th Percentile £550 £452 £430
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.56
% change year-on-year +11.11% -34.35% -47.28%

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 January 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 Slough region with a requirement for BGP.

1 7 (63.64%) MPLS
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) OSPF
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) SNMP
3 5 (45.45%) Network Design
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) OpenStack
4 4 (36.36%) MariaDB
4 4 (36.36%) Network Management
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (36.36%) 4G
4 4 (36.36%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) KVM
4 4 (36.36%) Ansible
4 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) BIND 9
4 4 (36.36%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (36.36%) VXLAN
4 4 (36.36%) Customer-Centricity

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) SNMP
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) 3G
4 4 (36.36%) 4G
4 4 (36.36%) GGSN
4 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 4 (36.36%) NAS
4 4 (36.36%) SGSN
4 4 (36.36%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (36.36%) VXLAN
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (36.36%) MariaDB
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 3G Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) 4G Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Onboarding Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Customer-Centricity
3 4 (36.36%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) BIND 9
1 4 (36.36%) KVM
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
1 4 (36.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 3 (27.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) Mirantis
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) BMC
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) TOWER Software
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia