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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 87 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing BGP 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 0.79% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 5.77% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate £313 £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
185 156 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.48% 13.65% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 115 60
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (68.00%) MPLS
4 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (56.00%) CCNP
5 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (52.00%) F5
7 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (44.00%) OSPF
8 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
9 9 (36.00%) LAN
9 9 (36.00%) WAN
10 8 (32.00%) Linux
10 8 (32.00%) VPN
10 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (28.00%) FortiGate
11 7 (28.00%) Finance
11 7 (28.00%) Internet
12 6 (24.00%) CCNA
12 6 (24.00%) Migration
12 6 (24.00%) Project Management
12 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
12 6 (24.00%) Network Security
13 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (20.00%) Smart Meter
13 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 5 (20.00%) Marketing

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (68.00%) MPLS
3 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
5 11 (44.00%) OSPF
6 9 (36.00%) LAN
6 9 (36.00%) WAN
7 8 (32.00%) VPN
8 7 (28.00%) Internet
9 6 (24.00%) Network Security
10 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (16.00%) FWSM
11 4 (16.00%) HSRP
11 4 (16.00%) IPv4
11 4 (16.00%) IPv6
11 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
11 4 (16.00%) VoIP
11 4 (16.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Informix
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) Redis
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Hudson
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.00%) Electronics
3 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Games
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Environment Manager
4 3 (12.00%) IP Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
1 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
1 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (16.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) SIEM
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.00%) Lisp
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
1 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CCNA
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (12.00%) CCIE
6 2 (8.00%) CCSP
6 2 (8.00%) CISSP
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (12.00%) Cacti
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (12.00%) Graphite
2 3 (12.00%) Nagios
2 3 (12.00%) Opsview
2 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) F5
3 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.00%) SAP
6 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (8.00%) Veritas
9 1 (4.00%) Aruba