Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 180 149
Rank change year-on-year +26 -31 +36
Contract jobs citing BGP 36 16 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.72% 0.31% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 1.91% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 45
South West median daily rate £475 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% +2.07% -17.14%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £313
90th Percentile £488 £488 £400
England median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £46.50 - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £28.75 £47.83
% change year-on-year +60.00% -39.89% +19.58%

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 741 836 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.74% 15.94% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 514 626
South West median daily rate £375 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -2.76% -2.03%
10th Percentile £200 £193 £213
90th Percentile £540 £523 £501
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 73 72
South West median hourly rate £37.53 £42.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.65% +20.86% +72.16%
10th Percentile £15.88 £15.08 £11.03
90th Percentile £47.50 £73.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +29 21 £475 -17.39% 4
Bristol +5 9 £368 -0.68% 5
Gloucestershire - 3 £320 - 2
Devon +5 2 - -
Somerset - 1 £450 -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 South West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 26 (72.22%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 19 (52.78%) LAN
4 19 (52.78%) WAN
5 16 (44.44%) CCNP
5 16 (44.44%) MPLS
5 16 (44.44%) Firewall
6 15 (41.67%) OSPF
6 15 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
8 13 (36.11%) VPN
8 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
9 12 (33.33%) VMware
10 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.78%) Capacity Management
11 10 (27.78%) Service Management
12 9 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (25.00%) CCNA
12 9 (25.00%) VoIP
12 9 (25.00%) Python
12 9 (25.00%) Opsview
12 9 (25.00%) Security Patching
12 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 9 (25.00%) Wireshark
12 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
12 9 (25.00%) VLAN
13 8 (22.22%) NX-OS
13 8 (22.22%) Multicast
13 8 (22.22%) ITIL

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 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) LAN
1 19 (52.78%) WAN
2 16 (44.44%) Firewall
2 16 (44.44%) MPLS
3 15 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (41.67%) OSPF
4 14 (38.89%) EIGRP
5 13 (36.11%) VPN
6 9 (25.00%) VLAN
6 9 (25.00%) VoIP
6 9 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (22.22%) IPv6
7 8 (22.22%) Multicast
7 8 (22.22%) NX-OS
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (13.89%) ADSL
9 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
9 5 (13.89%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (13.89%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Designer
5 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Check Point Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) WAN Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.78%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Capacity Management
1 10 (27.78%) Service Management
2 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Line Management
7 2 (5.56%) Network Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.78%) Adaptive Security
8 1 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
8 1 (2.78%) NsoIT
8 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 16 (44.44%) CCNP
4 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) JNCIP
8 2 (5.56%) Degree
9 1 (2.78%) CCIE
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.78%) MOS
9 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (25.00%) Opsview
2 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Juniper
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.78%) Arista
7 1 (2.78%) Aruba
7 1 (2.78%) Brocade
7 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Meraki
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos