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 3 months to 27 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 0  
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 2.28% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 9.55% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £575 £361 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.16% -23.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £364 £340
% change year-on-year +14.08% +6.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +19.57%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 100 157 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 14.81% 23.86% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 101 52
Median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.30% +102.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £22.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco