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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 84 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing BGP 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.66% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 5.52% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
143 163 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.80% 11.94% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 111 96
Median daily rate £415 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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 28 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) CCDA
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WLAN
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) VLAN
6 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) TDD

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
3 1 (16.67%) DWDM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) FCoE
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDA
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (16.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Motorola
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint