The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 91 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.76% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 6.06% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £430 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £213 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £388 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.61 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.70% +46.66%
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
170 198 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.69% 12.62% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 131 142
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -16.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for BGP.

1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) CCNP
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (52.94%) MPLS
5 8 (47.06%) OSPF
5 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (47.06%) F5
6 7 (41.18%) WLAN
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
7 6 (35.29%) LAN
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) VLAN
7 6 (35.29%) Network Design
8 5 (29.41%) VPN
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 5 (29.41%) CCNA
8 5 (29.41%) CCDA
8 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
9 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) CCIE
9 4 (23.53%) Motorola

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
3 8 (47.06%) OSPF
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 7 (41.18%) WLAN
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 4 (23.53%) DMZ
7 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (17.65%) VPLS
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (11.76%) Network Security
9 2 (11.76%) Wireless
10 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Expert
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Expert
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) DataPower
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) CCNP
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCDA
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (11.76%) OPNET
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Motorola
4 4 (23.53%) TippingPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) BMC
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) ScanSafe
5 2 (11.76%) Splunk
6 1 (5.88%) BT
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint