The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 June 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.50% 0.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +11.17% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +19.57%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 40 38 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 20.10% 17.51% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 26
Median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Median hourly rate £16.90 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.01% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £13.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Southampton

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for BGP.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) SNA
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy