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 3 months to 23 April 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.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 114 133
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19  
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.94% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 5.81% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 13
Median daily rate £338 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -5.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £363 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +10.34% +0.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -70.32% +13.75%  

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 466 482 378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.39% 16.13% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 320 184
Median daily rate £353 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 30
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.80% +75.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.28 £12.00 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £41.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 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
Cornwall - 5 £338 -
Bristol - 4 £370 -
Wiltshire -26 1 £575 +58.62%
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West region with a requirement for BGP.

1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (66.67%) Wireless
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (50.00%) CCNP
6 9 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 8 (44.44%) VPN
7 8 (44.44%) Juniper
7 8 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (38.89%) DNS
8 7 (38.89%) MPLS
9 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (33.33%) HSRP
9 6 (33.33%) DHCP
10 5 (27.78%) LAN
10 5 (27.78%) WAN
10 5 (27.78%) HP
10 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
10 5 (27.78%) TACACS
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
10 5 (27.78%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (22.22%) NX-OS
11 4 (22.22%) Network Security
11 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
11 4 (22.22%) Network Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) Wireless
4 9 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (44.44%) VPN
6 7 (38.89%) DNS
6 7 (38.89%) MPLS
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (33.33%) DHCP
7 6 (33.33%) HSRP
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) TACACS
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 4 (22.22%) Network Security
9 4 (22.22%) NX-OS
10 3 (16.67%) Internet
10 3 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Network Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Telephony Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Network Management
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCDP
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
3 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) CA
5 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) IronPort
5 2 (11.11%) Nokia
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
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