The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / South East
Rank 184 174 196
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22  
Contract jobs citing BGP 63 93 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 1.02% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 4.67% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 30
Median daily rate £450 £363 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -2.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £366
% change year-on-year - -1.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.18% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1460 1993 2009
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.98% 21.86% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 1113 978
Median daily rate £405 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 105
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in the South East

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in the South East

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in the South East

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire 0 22 £450 +24.13% 4
Hampshire +6 12 £285 -25.13% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £510 +54.54% 2
Oxfordshire - 8 £450 - 4
Surrey +4 4 £400 +60.00% 3
West Sussex - 2 £335 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for BGP.

1 115 (83.94%) Cisco
2 99 (72.26%) OSPF
3 80 (58.39%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (49.64%) MPLS
5 65 (47.45%) Juniper
6 63 (45.99%) CCNP
7 60 (43.80%) Firewall
8 52 (37.96%) WAN
9 50 (36.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 44 (32.12%) Security Cleared
11 42 (30.66%) CCNA
11 42 (30.66%) VPN
12 37 (27.01%) LAN
12 37 (27.01%) F5
12 37 (27.01%) Data Centre
13 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
14 34 (24.82%) TCP/IP
15 33 (24.09%) DNS
16 32 (23.36%) Telecoms
17 31 (22.63%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (20.44%) VLAN
19 22 (16.06%) EIGRP
19 22 (16.06%) Cisco IOS
20 21 (15.33%) SNMP
21 19 (13.87%) VMware
22 18 (13.14%) CheckPoint
22 18 (13.14%) Wireless
23 17 (12.41%) Windows
23 17 (12.41%) Load Balancing
23 17 (12.41%) Palo Alto

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (72.26%) OSPF
2 68 (49.64%) MPLS
3 60 (43.80%) Firewall
4 52 (37.96%) WAN
5 50 (36.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 42 (30.66%) VPN
7 37 (27.01%) LAN
8 34 (24.82%) TCP/IP
9 33 (24.09%) DNS
10 31 (22.63%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (20.44%) VLAN
12 22 (16.06%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (16.06%) EIGRP
13 21 (15.33%) SNMP
14 18 (13.14%) Wireless
15 16 (11.68%) Internet
15 16 (11.68%) VPLS
16 15 (10.95%) Ethernet
16 15 (10.95%) Network Security
17 14 (10.22%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) JMeter
General
1 32 (23.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.19%) Billing
3 2 (1.46%) Publishing
3 2 (1.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Back Office
4 1 (0.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Electronics
4 1 (0.73%) Finance
4 1 (0.73%) Legal
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (45.99%) Network Engineer
2 23 (16.79%) Architect
3 14 (10.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (10.22%) Network Architect
4 11 (8.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (8.03%) Security Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) IP Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Consultant
6 9 (6.57%) IP Network Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Firewall Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Network Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Network Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Network Support
9 6 (4.38%) NOC Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Juniper Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) Middleware
2 3 (2.19%) Web Services
3 1 (0.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.73%) JMS
3 1 (0.73%) REST
3 1 (0.73%) SOAP
3 1 (0.73%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.01%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) IPTV
3 5 (3.65%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (3.65%) PKI
3 5 (3.65%) STB
3 5 (3.65%) Video on Demand
4 4 (2.92%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (2.92%) EMC VNX
4 4 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.19%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.73%) PMI
7 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Windows
2 13 (9.49%) Linux
3 8 (5.84%) Unix
4 3 (2.19%) AIX
4 3 (2.19%) Android
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) VyOS
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.41%) Load Balancing
2 16 (11.68%) ITIL
2 16 (11.68%) Network Design
3 14 (10.22%) Migration
4 10 (7.30%) Change Management
5 8 (5.84%) CRM
6 7 (5.11%) High Availability
6 7 (5.11%) Network Management
7 6 (4.38%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.65%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (2.92%) ITIL V3
9 4 (2.92%) Network Architecture
9 4 (2.92%) Presales
9 4 (2.92%) Web Filtering
10 3 (2.19%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (2.19%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (2.19%) ITSM
10 3 (2.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.46%) C
1 2 (1.46%) Java
1 2 (1.46%) Perl
1 2 (1.46%) Python
1 2 (1.46%) Ruby
2 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 80 (58.39%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (45.99%) CCNP
3 44 (32.12%) Security Cleared
4 42 (30.66%) CCNA
5 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
6 14 (10.22%) JNCIS
7 13 (9.49%) CCIE
7 13 (9.49%) JNCIA
8 10 (7.30%) CCIP
9 8 (5.84%) CCDP
10 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.19%) CCDA
11 3 (2.19%) Degree
12 2 (1.46%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.73%) CCSA
13 1 (0.73%) CCVP
13 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.73%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (2.92%) vCloud
3 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.73%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Nagios
2 4 (2.92%) vRealize
3 3 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.19%) OVSD
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.73%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.73%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.73%) Netcool
5 1 (0.73%) Puppet
5 1 (0.73%) SCOM
5 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 115 (83.94%) Cisco
2 65 (47.45%) Juniper
3 37 (27.01%) F5
4 19 (13.87%) VMware
5 18 (13.14%) CheckPoint
6 17 (12.41%) Palo Alto
7 13 (9.49%) Huawei
8 12 (8.76%) HP
9 7 (5.11%) Brocade
9 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.38%) EMC
11 5 (3.65%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.65%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.92%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.92%) Extreme Networks
13 3 (2.19%) Aruba
13 3 (2.19%) Citrix
13 3 (2.19%) Ericsson
13 3 (2.19%) Mitel
14 2 (1.46%) Tandberg
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday