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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 79 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing BGP 15 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.14% 0.085% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 0.77% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £278
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £180.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-80.55% +433.33%
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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
205 130 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.53% 11.10% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 87 75
Average daily rate £288 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Average hourly rate £76.25 £18.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+323.61% -49.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £20.80 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (85.00%) CCNP
4 15 (75.00%) EIGRP
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (60.00%) Network Design
6 12 (60.00%) CCDP
7 11 (55.00%) HP
7 11 (55.00%) MPLS
8 10 (50.00%) Lisp
8 10 (50.00%) WLAN
8 10 (50.00%) TippingPoint
8 10 (50.00%) F5
8 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
9 9 (45.00%) BMC
9 9 (45.00%) OSPF
9 9 (45.00%) OPNET
10 8 (40.00%) Firewall
10 8 (40.00%) CCNA
11 7 (35.00%) DMVPN
12 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (30.00%) Windows
13 5 (25.00%) Motorola
13 5 (25.00%) Juniper
13 5 (25.00%) CCIE
13 5 (25.00%) Migration
13 5 (25.00%) RSVP
13 5 (25.00%) DMZ

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (55.00%) MPLS
4 10 (50.00%) WLAN
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (45.00%) OSPF
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 7 (35.00%) DMVPN
8 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (25.00%) Junos
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (25.00%) RSVP
9 5 (25.00%) DMZ
10 4 (20.00%) WAN
10 4 (20.00%) LAN
11 3 (15.00%) SAN
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Design Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Designer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (5.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (5.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Network Design
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) BCP
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Lisp
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (85.00%) CCNP
3 12 (60.00%) CCDP
4 8 (40.00%) CCNA
5 5 (25.00%) CCIE
6 3 (15.00%) JNCIP
6 3 (15.00%) JNCIE
6 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) VCAP
7 2 (10.00%) VCP5
7 2 (10.00%) CISSP
7 2 (10.00%) CCDA
7 2 (10.00%) MCSE
7 2 (10.00%) MCSA
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.00%) CCSA
7 2 (10.00%) CCSE
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) OPNET
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) HP
3 10 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (45.00%) BMC
5 5 (25.00%) Motorola
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) IBM