Period
to 28 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 28 October 2020 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 112 89
Rank change year-on-year +65 -23 +3
Contract jobs citing BGP 12 13 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.17% 0.66% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 4.41% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 4
Median daily rate £463 £450 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +13.56% -
10th Percentile £378 £363 £380
90th Percentile £473 £532 £437
South West median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £46.75

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 112 295 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.29% 15.01% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 183 142
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £300 £261 £158
90th Percentile £638 £600 £611
South West median daily rate £430 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.29% +12.19%
10th Percentile £41.43 £30.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £53.30 £52.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +30.77%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Wiltshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BGP in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for BGP in Wiltshire

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BGP in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for BGP in Wiltshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 28 October 2020. 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
Swindon +46 1 £575 -
Corsham +11 1 £475 -2.56%
BGP
South West

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
4 9 (75.00%) CCIE
5 8 (66.67%) MPLS
5 8 (66.67%) VXLAN
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco Firepower
6 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
6 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
6 7 (58.33%) Network Design
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (25.00%) F5
8 3 (25.00%) Splunk
8 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (25.00%) VMware NSX
8 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
9 1 (8.33%) DHCP
9 1 (8.33%) VPN
9 1 (8.33%) DNS

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (66.67%) MPLS
3 8 (66.67%) VXLAN
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Firepower
4 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
5 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) Multicast
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (8.33%) Military
1 1 (8.33%) Police
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
4 9 (75.00%) CCIE
5 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) CCDE
7 1 (8.33%) CISSP
7 1 (8.33%) VCDX
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) F5
3 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian