The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 34
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - 3.46% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.79% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Median daily rate - £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.68%  
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +36.65%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 87 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 13.77% 25.07% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 64 29
Median daily rate £325 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -23.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.86 £27.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.60% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Swindon