The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 84 141 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 16.94% 18.93% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 39
Median daily rate £395 £365 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +37.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £327 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £44.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -38.75%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in West Sussex

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

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) GLBP

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) VyOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Ubiquiti
2 1 (50.00%) VMware