The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 95 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.64% 0.18% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 1.44% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.25% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
BGP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
212 139 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.50% 12.40% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 86 100
Average daily rate £350 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the Leeds region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (75.00%) EIGRP
4 17 (70.83%) CCNP
5 14 (58.33%) F5
5 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (54.17%) HP
7 12 (50.00%) MPLS
7 12 (50.00%) TippingPoint
8 11 (45.83%) Lisp
8 11 (45.83%) WLAN
9 10 (41.67%) OSPF
9 10 (41.67%) BMC
9 10 (41.67%) Network Design
10 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (37.50%) CCDP
10 9 (37.50%) OPNET
11 8 (33.33%) Firewall
11 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
11 8 (33.33%) CCNA
11 8 (33.33%) CCIE
12 7 (29.17%) Motorola
12 7 (29.17%) Retail
12 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (29.17%) DMVPN
13 6 (25.00%) Change Management
13 6 (25.00%) DMZ
14 5 (20.83%) Red Hat

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (50.00%) MPLS
5 11 (45.83%) WLAN
6 10 (41.67%) OSPF
7 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (33.33%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) DMVPN
9 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (25.00%) DMZ
11 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (20.83%) RSVP
11 5 (20.83%) Junos
12 4 (16.67%) HSRP
12 4 (16.67%) VRRP
12 4 (16.67%) VPN
13 3 (12.50%) SAN
13 3 (12.50%) FWSM
14 2 (8.33%) NAS
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Design Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
4 3 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.17%) Symmetrix
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) DataPower
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Network Design
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Lisp
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (70.83%) CCNP
3 9 (37.50%) CCDP
4 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (33.33%) CCIE
5 3 (12.50%) CCSP
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 3 (12.50%) JNCIE
5 3 (12.50%) CISSP
5 3 (12.50%) BC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) OPNET
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.17%) Opsview
3 1 (4.17%) Graphite
3 1 (4.17%) Cacti
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) F5
3 13 (54.17%) HP
4 12 (50.00%) TippingPoint
5 10 (41.67%) BMC
6 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
7 7 (29.17%) Motorola
8 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
8 5 (20.83%) Juniper
8 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 4 (16.67%) IBM
10 3 (12.50%) Remedy
11 1 (4.17%) EMC
11 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds