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 3 months to 22 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - 70
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.28% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £275
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year -70.32% +30.00%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 103 96 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.37% 14.70% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 32
Median daily rate £338 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £238 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -  
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 22 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
South Wales - 2 £300 - 1
BGP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for BGP.

1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Broadband
4 2 (40.00%) IPv4
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) PPP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) L2TP
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Lisp
4 2 (40.00%) FCoE
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) xDSL
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) Broadband
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) FCoE
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) IPv4
4 2 (40.00%) L2TP
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) PPP
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) xDSL
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper