Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 17 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +109
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.31% 0.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 2.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Wales median daily rate £350 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £378 £388
% change year-on-year +5.96% -2.58% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £29.81 £44.00
% change year-on-year -54.71% -32.26% +32.33%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 188 226 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.47% 16.17% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 159 197
Wales median daily rate £350 £393 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +14.60% -8.67%
10th Percentile £140 £181 £213
90th Percentile £475 £490 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
Wales median hourly rate £31.39 £18.21 £10.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.35% +79.88% -36.72%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.83 £77.50 £20.53
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Wales

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Wales

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 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
South Wales +8 4 £350 -
BGP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wales region with a requirement for BGP.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCDA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Junos
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE Service Provider
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) Junos
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCDA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE Service Provider
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) VMware