Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 16 January 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)
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 187 185
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 -26
Contract jobs citing BGP 21 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 1.99% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 13
South West median daily rate £450 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £372 £302 £310
90th Percentile £488 £450 £538
England median daily rate £403 £389 £388
% change year-on-year +3.67% +0.32% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £21.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -37.21% -52.22% +18.42%

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 775 702 836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.72% 13.20% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 423 476
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -3.78%
10th Percentile £181 £148 £180
90th Percentile £545 £512 £500
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 68
South West median hourly rate £25.75 £37.50 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.33% -4.15% +63.87%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.20 £16.03
90th Percentile £43.00 £47.50 £48.36
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in the South West

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in the South West

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in the South West

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in the South West

BGP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Wiltshire - 13 £475 - 7
Bristol -16 3 - - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £373 -
Somerset - 2 £275 -
Dorset -6 1 £450 +5.88%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) MPLS
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) LAN
4 10 (47.62%) Multicast
5 8 (38.10%) WAN
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 7 (33.33%) IPv6
6 7 (33.33%) VPN
6 7 (33.33%) CCNP
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
9 4 (19.05%) Service Management
9 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
9 4 (19.05%) VMware
9 4 (19.05%) OSPF
9 4 (19.05%) SLA
9 4 (19.05%) VoIP
9 4 (19.05%) Python
9 4 (19.05%) NX-OS
9 4 (19.05%) Security Patching

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) MPLS
2 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) Multicast
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 7 (33.33%) IPv6
4 7 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (19.05%) NX-OS
7 4 (19.05%) OSPF
7 4 (19.05%) VoIP
7 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.52%) Network Security
9 2 (9.52%) VLAN
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (4.76%) TACACS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
1 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (19.05%) Security Patching
1 4 (19.05%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (33.33%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (19.05%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Meraki
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds