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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 94 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 1.09% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 7.91% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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
229 139 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.70% 13.75% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 74 76
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) MPLS
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (70.00%) F5
4 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (65.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (50.00%) CCNP
6 10 (50.00%) Project Management
7 9 (45.00%) Linux
7 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
8 8 (40.00%) CCNA
9 7 (35.00%) HP
9 7 (35.00%) TippingPoint
9 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (30.00%) WLAN
10 6 (30.00%) BMC
10 6 (30.00%) Lisp
10 6 (30.00%) OSPF
10 6 (30.00%) Migration
11 5 (25.00%) VMware
11 5 (25.00%) VRRP
11 5 (25.00%) OPNET
11 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 5 (25.00%) VPN
11 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
11 5 (25.00%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) MPLS
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (30.00%) OSPF
4 6 (30.00%) WLAN
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) HSRP
5 5 (25.00%) VRRP
5 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (15.00%) FWSM
6 3 (15.00%) DMVPN
7 2 (10.00%) NAS
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) DMZ
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.00%) RSVP
8 1 (5.00%) Junos
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Environment Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Test Environment Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) DataPower
5 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Lisp
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) CCNA
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (25.00%) CCIE
5 4 (20.00%) CCSP
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (20.00%) CCDP
5 4 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) OPNET
1 5 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 2 (10.00%) Cacti
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (10.00%) Opsview
3 2 (10.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) F5
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (35.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) TippingPoint
5 6 (30.00%) BMC
6 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (15.00%) Motorola
8 3 (15.00%) IBM
9 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (5.00%) Aruba
10 1 (5.00%) SAP
10 1 (5.00%) Juniper
10 1 (5.00%) Remedy